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Powell River RCMP seize firearms, ammunition from residence

Man faces charges for unauthorized possession and careless storage
Powell River RCMP detachment.

At approximately 5:56 pm on March 23, Powell River RCMP received a report that a resident in the 3000 block of Padgett Road was in possession of a firearm without a valid firearms licence.

Upon investigation, police attended the residence and located firearms and ammunition.

The weapons were seized by police and the male is facing charges under the Firearms Act including: unauthorized possession of a firearm and careless storage of a firearm.

Anyone with information about the incident above, or any other crime, is asked to contact Powell River RCMP at 604.485.6255, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS (8477) or online at

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