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Northumberland OPP seize sawed-off rifle at Trent Hills home, 1 arrested

Northumberland OPP seized a firearm from a home in Trent Hills on Thursday. Northumberland OPP

Northumberland OPP say a search of a home in Trent Hills resulted in the seizure of a firearm, ammunition and cash on Thursday morning.

As part of an investigation, around 6:10 a.m., members of the Peterborough/Northumberland Community Street Crime Unit and the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in Trent Hills without incident.

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As a result of the search warrant the following items were seized:

  • Sawed-off .22-calibre rifle
  • .22 cal. magazine with 22 cal. ammunition
  • Shotgun ammunition
  • $1,115.00 in cash

David Munford, 39, of Trent Hills, was arrested and charged with possession of a prohibited firearm and prohibited device, careless storage of a firearm and failure to comply with an undertaking Sec 145(5)(a) CC

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He was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in court in Cobourg on May 5, OPP said Friday.

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