Brandon man charged after being allegedly found with prohibited firearms

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Source:  Brandon Police Service Media Release

On Wednesday, Brandon Police Service members executed a firearms search warrant in the 1400 block of 9th Street. Police attended the residence, located and arrested the male resident in front of the residence. Police located two females inside the residence and were placed under arrest. During the search two sawed off twelve gauge shotguns, ammunition and a sawed off .22 caliber rifle were located and seized from the residence. A 33yr old Brandon man was arrested and is in custody facing 16 weapon related charges including three counts of a prohibited firearm. The male will appear in Court on October 25th.

Police learned, one of the two females, a 32yr old Brandon woman has an outstanding Warrant of Arrest for Theft Under, Fail to Attend Court x3, Fail to Attend Prints and Breach of Probation. The female was arrested and lodged at  BCC to appear in Court on October 25th. The second female was released without charge.