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Halifax man charged after allegedly planning to purchase restricted firearm, over-capacity magazine

An RCMP cruiser is seen in this undated file photograph.
An RCMP cruiser is seen in this undated file photograph. Alexander Quon/Global News

A Halifax man faces multiple charges after RCMP allege he tried to illegally purchase a restricted firearm and over-capacity magazines.

The Mounties say police arrested a 31-year-old man on Wilkinson Avenue on Jan. 27.

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Leonidas George Kapsalis is facing the following charges:

  • attempted possession of a firearm while unauthorized
  • possession of a prohibited device
  • attempted possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized
  • attempted possession of a restricted firearm with ammunition
  • attempting to import a restricted firearm
  • failure to comply with a condition of a recognizance

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