23 year old charged in St. David's gun bust

arrest - handcuffs

A 23 year old man is facing charges as part of an illegal gun bust in St. David's.

While executing a search warrant last Wednesday police seized 4 guns, 2 airsoft guns, components and tools to make guns, documents relating to trafficking firearms, ammunition, and drugs including Xanax and OxyContin.

Taige Johnston from St. David's has been arrested and faces charges including manufacturing and trafficking restricted or prohibited firearms, and unauthorized possession of a restricted firearm.

In total police seized:

- 2 GSG 1911 .22 calibre converted firearms (Restricted)
- 2 Airsoft Guns
- 2 Non-restricted firearms (16 gauge shot gun - 7.62x.39 SKS rifle)
- 7.62x39 Ammunition
- 22LR Ammunition
- Numerous components and tools used to manufacture restricted firearms
- Evidence of previously manufactured and trafficked restricted firearms
- Documentation related to manufacturing and trafficking of firearms
- Xanax, psilocybin, OxyContin