Man faces weapons-related charges after police seize firearms

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Source: BPS Media Release

On Saturday, members of the Patrol section executed a Public Safety warrant at a residence in the 200 block 11st St E.  The warrant resulted from information regarding the unlawful possession of several firearms by the resident.  Inside the home, police seized four rifles that were secured in a locked safe. A fifth firearm with ammunition was located under a bed in the residence.  The 40 year old male resident was arrested later in the day on charges of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm x 5, Possess Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, Unsafe Storage of a Firearm,  Fail to Comply with a  Release Order. He appeared in court on Sunday morning and was remanded into custody.