Published June 4, 2024

Search warrant in Alliston nets multiple guns, 21 charges laid

Guns seized in Alliston
Photo of guns seized during a search warrant in Alliston on May 30 / Supplied by Nottawasaga OPP

Guns were seized and 21 charges were laid by provincial police during a search warrant in Alliston at the end of May.

Nottawasaga OPP say the search on Thursday, May 30, was connected to a controlled drugs and substances investigation.

Street crime units from Caledon, Kawartha Lakes, and Haliburton assisted as well.

A 33-year-old Alliston man was charged with:

  • Possession of Firearm or Ammo contrary to Prohibition order - X8
  • Breach of Firearms Storage Regulations - X4
  • Unauthorized Possession of a prohibited/restricted firearm - X3
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of firearm - X4
  • Possession of Prohibited device/ammo - X2

He was held pending a bail hearing.

OPP seized the following items:

  • AR15 DPMS Panther Arms Assault Rifle
  • Smith and Wesson M&P 9mm handgun
  • EI Patron 157 Mag Revolver
  • Palace 12-gauge Shotgun.
  • Winchester Cooey 12-gauge shotgun
  • Janssen Sons and Co Shotgun X's 2
  • Prohibited Device (magazines)
  • 2 Airsoft Rifles
  • Assorted ammunition
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