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2 arrested after OPP seize firearms from home south of Haliburton

Two Haliburton residents face charges after OPP seized firearms from a residence.
Two Haliburton residents face charges after OPP seized firearms from a residence. The Canadian Press

Two Haliburton, Ont., residents face multiple charges for firearms offences following the search of a residence just south of the village earlier this week.

According to Haliburton Highlands OPP, investigators on Monday executed a search warrant at a residence on Hutchings Road, about seven kilometres south of Haliburton in the municipality of Dysart et al. Officers say they seized five unlawfully possessed firearms.

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As a result of the investigation, two residents were arrested.

Natasha Perrin, 29, and Leigh Perrin, 42, were both charged with:

  • Five counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Two counts of careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
  • One count of failure to comply with an undertaking

Both individuals were held in custody for a scheduled court appearance.

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The investigation involved members of the Haliburton Highlands OPP and the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP community street crime unit.

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