Swords, guns, ammunition seized in Norman Wells raid

No charges have been laid in connection with the raid

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Three swords, 16 long-barrel firearms and more than 1,300 rounds of ammo were among the weapons seized by Norman Wells RCMP this week.

On Monday, Oct. 17, a raid was conducted on a home in Norman Wells with the help of a nearby detachment. In addition to the swords, long-barrel guns and ammunition were 4 restricted handguns and 3 air rifles, the RCMP announced on Friday.

No charges have been laid in connection with the seizure. A disposition hearing will be held on Nov. 3 in regards to weapons that were not properly secured.

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