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RCMP seize firearms from Kelowna home

May 26, 2020 - 10:28 AM

Kelowna Mounties seized restricted and non-restricted firearms from an area home while executing a search warrant.

Officers from the Kelowna RCMP Special Enforcement Unit, assisted by the RCMP National Weapons Enforcement Support Team, May 20 executed a search warrant at a residence on the 400-block of Laurel Road in Kelowna.

This warrant was related to an active criminal investigation into suspected firearms trafficking.

"During the search, police seized restricted and non-restricted firearms from within the residence," Cpl. Nick Brodeur NCO-in-charge of the special enforcement team said in a press release.

The matter will be submitted to Public Prosecution Service of Canada for consideration of charges.

Anyone with further information on this investigation, or any other suspected firearms traffickers, is asked to please contact the Kelowna RCMP Special Enforcement Team at 250-762-3300. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at www.crimestoppers.net or at 1-800-222-8477.

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