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Weapons, ammunition seized, 8 people charged with firearms offences in the Sault

Police executed the search warrant around 4:20 p.m. and found 116 rounds of ammunition, a long gun, three different rifles, a sawed-off shotgun and a double-barrel shotgun. (Photo courtesy of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service) Police executed the search warrant around 4:20 p.m. and found 116 rounds of ammunition, a long gun, three different rifles, a sawed-off shotgun and a double-barrel shotgun. (Photo courtesy of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service)
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Eight people have been charged with weapons offences after Sault police raised a Wellington Street East residence Feb. 18.

Police executed the search warrant around 4:20 p.m. and found 116 rounds of ammunition, a long gun, three different rifles, a sawed-off shotgun and a double-barrel shotgun.

The suspects are ages 29, 30, 33, 30, 30, 31, 31 and 39. Each faces dozens of weapons-related charges. All but two have been remanded into custody.

The two that have been released have an April 8 court date in the Sault.

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