Two men are facing weapons charges after the RCMP executed a search warrant at a North Preston, N.S. home on Thursday.

Police seized three long guns – one of which was a restricted weapon – from the home.

Leonard Thomas Evans, 38, of Lower Sackville and Leonard Fraser, 62, of North Preston each face the following charges:

  • Careless Use of a Firearm
  • Contravening Storage Regulations
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Restricted Weapon
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized priest
  • Possession of a Prohibited Device Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized 
  • Possession of a Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
  • Tampering with a Serial Number

Evans faces an additional charge of possession of a firearm contrary to order.

Both men appeared in court Thursday and were releasedon conditions. They are due in Dartmouth provincial court on May 11.