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Monday, 14 November 2011 08:44

Canadian Border Services make major firearms seizure

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On Nov. 1,  Milk River RCMP in conjunction with Canadian Border Services Officers made a significant illegal firearms seizure at the Canada Point of Entry at Coutts.
 
An American citizen was arrested when a restricted firearm was located in his vehicle.  On a subsequent  search, 4 loaded handguns and 5 long barrel rifles were located.  Also seized were a number of high capacity magazines and a large amount of ammunition.
 
William Arthur Wegmann of San Antonio Texas is facing numerous firearms related charges including importing illegal firearms and  having loaded firearms.
 
Wegmann has a first court appearance on Dec. 13.
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