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N.S. RCMP seize crossbow, tactical knife in home

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Nova Scotia RCMP has arrested two people and seized several weapons – including a crossbow – from a home in Bangor, Digby County, N.S.

According to an RCMP news release, officers executed a search warrant at the residence as part of an ongoing firearms investigation on May 17. They arrested a woman at the scene and seized:

  • a crossbow
  • a tactical knife
  • three unsecured firearms
  • a pellet gun
  • a quantity of ammunition

On May 22, a man believed to be associated with the weapons turned himself in to police.

Natacha Rose Marie Maillet, 43, and Dustin Donnie Maillet, 21, have been charged with :

  • two counts of unsafe storage of a firearm
  • careless use of a firearm
  • three counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • three counts of possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized

Dustin Maillet was also charged with:

  • careless use of a firearm
  • unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized

Both of the accused are scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 19.

For more Nova Scotia news visit our dedicated provincial page.

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