RCMP seize 100 firearms while responding to 911 misdialled call

August 7, 2019
Chebogue, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia

News release

Yarmouth Rural RCMP members responded to a mis-dialled 911 call on August 5 and made an unusual discovery while they were checking the home to ensure there was no emergency. RCMP officers found that the homeowner had a total of 100 firearms in the home, including 94 long guns and six handguns, none of which were properly secured.

The homeowner was arrested without incident for Unsafe Storage of a Firearm, and police seized all 100 guns. The homeowner was later released and is scheduled to appear in Yarmouth Provincial Court in October.

The investigation is ongoing.

File # 20191164985


Contact information

Cpl. Jennifer Clarke
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Office: 902-720-5652
Cell: 902-222-0154

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