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Guns, crossbow seized by police during arrest

Multiple weapons have been seized by police in an arrest made for alleged gun trafficking.

Police were called to a motel on Lakeshore Drive on Tuesday for about a man attempting to sell a handgun. 

The investigation led to the arrest of a 29-year-old man from St. Thomas who has been charged with:

  • One count of Trafficking a Firearm;
  • Two counts of Unauthorized Possession of a Restricted Firearm;
  • Two counts of Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm; and
  • One count of Fail to Comply with a Release Order.

As part of the investigation, police recovered three handguns, a pellet gun, a crossbow and two types of ammunition. 

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The man is in custody awaiting a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse. 

Police are asking anyone with information that may assist with this investigation is asked to call the North Bay Police Service at 705-497-5555 and select option 9 to speak to a police officer.

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