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Published January 12, 2023

OPP seize weapons and drugs at a Midland residence

Police say the warrant was executed as part of an illegal weapons investigation

A search warrant executed at a home on Everton Drive in Midland has resulted in the seizure of several tasers, stun guns, and rifles with ammunition, along with drugs such as Ketamine and Methamphetamine.

Image supplied - OPP

The warrant on Wednesday was the result, police said, of an illegal weapons investigation led by the OPP and the Canada Border Services Agency.

A 40-year-old Midland man is facing the following charge:

  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm - two counts
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon - nine counts
  •  Importing a Firearm, Prohibited or Restricted Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition knowing it is unauthorized - eight counts
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance - Methamphetamine
  •  Possession of a Schedule I Substance- Other Drugs
  •  Smuggling - seven counts
  • Possession of Illegally Imported Goods- two counts

The accused currently remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice at a future date.

Banner image supplied - OPP

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