Two Paradise men have been charged after police seized a number of firearms from a residence in the community on Wednesday.
The arrests came following a joint RNC/RCMP investigation.
On Wednesday, the drug investigation units of the RNC and RCMP searched a residence in the area of Ashlen Crescent in Paradise. In the course of the search, officers seized a Tupper lever action shotgun with the stock sawed off and a Lee Enfield bolt action rifle with short magazine and ammunition.
Also seized was a quantity of marijuana.
As a result, a 22-year-old male resident of Paradise was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and production of a controlled substance under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.
The accused was released to appear in court at a later date.
Also, a 25-year-old Paradise man was arrested and charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition, three counts of contravention of firearm storage regulations breaches of possession contrary to order and a breach of court order.
He was held to appear in provincial court.