Police recover firearms from home, suspects face multiple charges

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On the afternoon of 2023-06-04, police attended to an address on Westaway Bay in an attempt to locate a male with an outstanding warrant.  Police were granted entry to the home by a resident, whereby a male and female were located in the basement of the home.  At the initial point of interaction, police discovered a 22 calibre sawed off rifle and ammunition.  A search warrant of the residence was initiated which resulted in the recovery of an additional 30.06 rifle, a 22 calibre rifle and a 22 calibre home made zip gun.  The 28-year-old male is currently on bail and is not to possess firearms due to an incident that occurred on Cornwallis Crescent in the fall of 2022.  The male is to appear court 2023-06-05 for his warrant in addition and numerous new weapons charges. The 20-year-old female has been released with conditions to appear in court 2023-07-31 for Possession of firearm x 2, Possession of Restricted Firearm x2, Careless storage of firearm, and Tamper with Serial Number.