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Carbonear man charged with possessing prohibited weapons

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Harbour Grace, N.L. – A 34-year-old man was arrested following a search of a home in Carbonear by officers with the Harbour Grace RCMP on Tuesday.

A prohibited loaded firearm and other weapons were seized from the residence.

Shannon Wilson of Carbonear has been charged with possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition, unauthorized possession of a firearm and two charges of breaching a court order.

He is being held in custody for a bail hearing at Harbour Grace Provincial Court on Thursday.

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