November 29, 2016 12:59 pm

Prince Albert, Sask. police seize sawed-off rifles in separate cases

Prince Albert, Sask., police seize two sawed-off rifles, charge four men in separate cases.

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Four people are facing charges after Prince Albert police seized two sawed-off rifles on Monday in separate cases.

The first seizure in the norther Saskatchewan city happened in the morning after a patrol officer spotted a vehicle being driven erratically in the 600-block of 22nd Street East.

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The officer saw what appeared to be a weapon in the rear seat and called for assistance.

A sawed-off .22-calibre rifle was seized.

The driver, a 23-year-old man from Prince Albert, is facing numerous firearm-related and breach of court order charges.

Then in the afternoon, officers went to a home in the 500-block of 28 Street West to arrest a person wanted on an outstanding warrant.

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Officers ended up arresting three men in the home who were wanted on outstanding warrants.

Police seized a loaded sawed-off 30-30 rifle.

Three Prince Albert men, 18, 20 and 24, are charged with numerous firearm-related offences and breaching court orders.

All four are scheduled to appear Tuesday in Prince Albert provincial court.

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