West Shore RCMP seized a loaded shotgun from a 68-year-old man in Langford on Saturday following a well-being check.
On August 27th, West Shore RCMP were conducting a well-being check in the 800 block of Van Isle Way when located the individual in his car.
Police were alerted the man may be in possession of a firearm and during a search of the vehicle, officers located and seized a loaded shotgun that was reported stolen in 2015 from Cold Lake, Alberta.
The man was arrested for possession of property obtained by crime, careless use of a firearm and unauthorized possession of a firearm.
He was transported to the hospital and later released with a court date in November.