An Ontario Provincial Police raid in North Frontenac Township Wednesday yielded three arrests as police seized a 3-D printer they allege was in the process of replicating a handgun.
The force’s east region community street crime unit, provincial weapons enforcement unit and tactics and rescue unit executed the search warrant on Victory Lane, Frontenac OPP said in a release Thursday.
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The Canada Border Services Agency launched an investigation early this year into prohibited weapons being imported into the country “as several deliveries of firearm parts were linked to the address,” police allege.
A 21-year-old Ottawa man faces charges including two counts of trafficking a firearm, two counts of failing to comply with a release order, two counts of unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm, and two counts of careless storage of a firearm. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.
A 61-year-old woman from Admaston-Bromley Township was released with an upcoming court date in Kingston on charges of trafficking a firearm, two counts of unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm, and two counts of careless storage of a firearm.
A 40-year-old man from Greater Madawaska Township was also released with a court date in Kingston on two counts of failing to comply with a release order.
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