RNC recover all four firearms stolen in St. John’s Nov. 20

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The RNC has recovered all four firearms that were stolen from a vehicle in St. John’s on Nov. 20.
Three of the firearms were recovered Saturday in the area of Bennetts Road in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s.


The fourth — a Maverick pump-action 12 gauge shotgun — was located today in a body of water in the area of Bennetts Road in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s.

Investigators from RNC General Investigation Unit, with the assistance of the Rovers Search and Rescue Team, located the gun.

The other three guns were a Stevens Model 67 Pump Action 12 Gauge Shotgun, Mossberg Model 146b 22 caliber bolt action rifle and a Gamestopper Model 349 12 gauge bolt action shotgun.

The RNC is continuing to investigate this incident and is seeking the assistance of the general public. Anyone with information in relation to this crime is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can provide information on the NL Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

Organizations: RNC, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Bennetts Road, Portugal Cove

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