Firearm offence charges against Fall River Man

Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man for firearm offences during the execution of a search warrant at a home on Oakes Rd. in Fall River.

On May 23, Halifax District RCMP received a complaint of unsafe storage of firearms at a home on Oakes Rd. in Fall River. RCMP officers learned that a man residing at the home was improperly storing multiple firearms and ammunition.

On May 25, RCMP officers executed a search warrant at the home on Oakes Rd. and safely arrested a 49-year-old Fall River man. During the search of the home, four handguns, two shotguns, four rifles, magazines and ammunition were seized. Several of the firearms seized were loaded and not legally stored.

The man was later released on conditions and is facing a charge of Careless Use of a Firearm (three counts) and Unsafe Storage of a Firearm. He will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on June 29, 2022, at 9:30 a.m.

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