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33 guns seized from Pickering home after CO detector goes off

DURHAM- Police seized 33 guns and other prohibited devices, such as overcapacity magazines, from a Pickering residence yesterday and laid 337 charges against the homeowner.

On Wednesday, September 20, 2107, Pickering Fire was responding to a carbon monoxide alarm at a home on Liatris Drive when they noticed a suspicious substance in the basement. They alerted police who began to investigate. The Drug Enforcement Unit was called in and they obtained a search warrant for the residence. The OPP Clandestine Lab team also attended to ensure the material found was handled safely.

An unidentified substance was allegedly found, along with 33 guns and other prohibited devices, such as overcapacity magazines. The substance has been sent for testing.

Maisum ANSARI, age 33 of New Providence Street in Oshawa, is facing 337 firearms charges including Careless Storage of a Firearm; Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm; Possess a Restricted or Prohibited Firearm Knowing its Possession if Unauthorized; and Possession of a Prohibited Device.

 

 

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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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