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West Shore RCMP find 68-year-old man with stolen loaded shotgun in car


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.

Victoria Buzz Staff
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