Police raid Niagara Falls home to find multiple guns, ammunition and 3D printers able to make parts

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A 30-year-old Niagara Falls man has been arrested after police busted an operation they believe was making and trafficking guns.

The investigation started in September by members of the Niagara Falls Street Crime Unit.

Police identified a suspect and made an arrest yesterday.

Officers searched a home in the area of Dixon Street and Orchard Avenue to find a number of weapons, ammunition and also gun parts made with a 3D printer.

Police say two 3D printers were discovered along with rifles, and a massive amount of ammunition.

30-year-old Zachary Joseph Sawada, also known as 'Bear' from Niagara Falls has been arrested and charged trafficking firearms, manufacturing firearms, and careless storage.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the investigating officers by calling 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009483.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.