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Police arrest 5 persons after executing search warrants for firearms

Tue January 29, 2013

Members of the Saint John Police Force on January 28th, 2013 at approximately 10:35pm executed search warrants for locations on Jack Street, Landsdowne Avenue and for a vehicle located in Saint John.

As a result of these searches being conducted, police seized a prohibited firearm and ammunition.

Five males, ranging from 17-28 years old, were arrested and are facing firearm related charges under the Canadian Criminal Code.

Two of the males have been held for provincial court and will be making an appearance this afternoon (Jan 29th at 1:00pm) to answer to the appropriate charges and the remaining three males have been released to appear in court at a later date.