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Regina man faces multiple charges of weapons manufacturing using 3D printer

Regina CRT with help from CBSA executed a search warrant, after further investigations into the home, they located a 3D printer along with 3D printed weapons and illegal devices. Regina Police Service

A man from Regina is facing charges of using a 3D printer to manufacture guns and illegal devices.

Last week, the Regina Police Service Crime Reduction Team (CRT) along with their partners at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) finished a two-month long investigation surrounding the illegal importation of prohibited devices into the country.

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Following a referral from the CBSA Vancouver International Mail Centre, RPS and CBSA investigators executed a search warrant in the 300 Block of Holland Avenue in Regina, taking a 58-year-old man into custody.

Regina CRT with help from CBSA executed a search warrant, after further investigations into the home, they located a 3D printer along with 3D printed weapons and illegal devices.

Regina CRT with help from CBSA executed a search warrant, after further investigations into the home, they located a 3D printer along with 3D printed weapons and illegal devices.

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While searching the residence, investigators located a 3D printer, restricted and non-restricted firearms, firearms parts, ammunition, prohibited weapons, prohibited devices, and 3D printed firearm components.

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Scott Herbert Loveday was charged with the following:

  • 4 counts of weapons manufacturing
  • 7 counts of possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon knowing its possession was unauthorized
  • 2 counts of possession of weapons for the purpose of trafficking
  • 1 count of possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition
  • 1 count of possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized
  • 1 count of importing a prohibited device knowing it is unauthorized

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Loveday made his first court appearance in Provincial Court on Friday, Feb. 11.

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