June 10, 2020

 

On June 9, 2020 Saanich Police, with the assistance of the Greater Victoria Response Team, arrested one person prior to the execution of a search warrant at a home in the 3800 block of Cadboro Bay Road.

 

A man was taken into custody without incident and was later released by police on recommended charges for being in the unlawful possession of a firearm, unsafe storage and other firearm-related offences. He will appear in court later this year. A firearm, ammunition and body armour were seized.

 

“Investigators learned that this man had a firearm, formed grounds to believe that there were safety concerns to either himself or others, and applied for a warrant to search for and seize that firearm.”

 

 

Cst. Markus Anastasiades

Public Information and Communications Officer

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