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Investigation leads to firearms charges for Kingston, Ont. resident

A Kingston, Ont., resident is facing firearms charges after a recent police investigation.

On Jan. 20, the Kingston Police Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant near Rideau and  Montreal streets in Kingston.

As a result of the search, officers located and seized a 12-gauge shotgun.

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A 41-year-old was arrested and charged with possessing a firearm other than a restricted or prohibited firearm without holding a license, storing a firearm carelessly, possessing a weapon dangerous to public peace, breach of probation and failing to comply with a release order.

The person was also arrested on an unrelated outstanding warrant issued by the Ontario Provincial Police.

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