Saugeen Shores, Ontario Canada
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Firearms Seized, Charges Laid

July 1, 2019
Seized Firearms, Ammo and pellet guns

Media Release – Guns Seized in Port Elgin


On June 30th the Saugeen Shores Police engaged into a firearms investigation involving a 29 year old Port Elgin man.

The investigation led officers to Port Elgin address where firearms were seized.

Items seized:

  • 762mm rifle
  • sawed-off bolt action rifle and magazine (prohibited firearm)
  • 14 rounds of ammunition
  • Mini-Uzi semi-auto .177 BB gun
  • .177 cal pellet gun with sawed off stock

A 29 year old Port Elgin man has been charged with:

  1. Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition CC86(1)
  2. Breach of Firearms Regulation - Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon CC86(2)
  3. Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm CC91(1)
  4. Possession of Firearm knowing the Serial Number has been Tampered with CC108(1)(b)

He was held in custody for a bail hearing.


Sergeant Andy Evans

Media Relations Officer

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