Truro, N.S., man arrested, several unsafely stored firearms seized: RCMP

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RCMP in Nova Scotia's Colchester County have arrested a man from Truro, N.S., as the result of a firearms investigation.

On Monday, police responded to a firearms complaint involving a number of improperly stored firearms at a business in Truro.

RCMP say the owner of the firearms was not present when police arrived.

Officers located and seized a number of firearms that were unsafely stored.

The owner, a 49-year-old man from Truro, was located in a vehicle a short time later and arrested without incident, according to police. Officers located and seized a handgun during a search of the vehicle.

The man has since been released from custody on conditions and will be facing a charge of unsafe storage of a firearm. He is scheduled to appear in Truro Provincial Court on Dec. 1 at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Colchester County District RCMP or Crime Stoppers.