RCMP seize illegal weapon, arrest two men during search

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An illegal weapon seized in Carbonear by the RCMP this morning. — Photo by the RCMP

Two men were arrested in Carbonear this morning after a search of a home by RCMP officers resulted in the seizure of an illegal weapon — a sawed-off shotgun.

RCMP obtained a search warrant after receiving information that an 18-year-old man was in possession of an illegal weapon.

Both men are presently in custody and will appear in Harbour Grace provincial court today to answer to several criminal charges.

The RCMP Emergency Response Team assisted in the case.

Organizations: RCMP

Geographic location: Carbonear

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  • Yes by'e
    January 18, 2013 - 23:30

    only in NL

  • Greg
    January 18, 2013 - 14:25

    Shhhh, sawed-off shotgun sounds scarier, just what the media and police are going for, as they need to justify their archaic firearm laws. Never let the truth get in the way of a good story ;-)

  • Whaddaya At ?
    January 18, 2013 - 14:08

    Sawed- off shotgun ?. That gun looks like a sawed- off, bolt action rifle.