Man charged with weapon and drug offences

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Police say a 39-year-old man has been charged in connection with a seizure of drugs and a firearm in Saint-Louis-de-Kent.

Officers executed a search warrant at a residence on Cyriac Street on Wednesday.

RCMP say they seized what are believed to be methamphetamine pills and a firearm during the search.

Police say a 39-year-old man and a 29 year-old woman were arrested at the home.

RCMP say Gerard Chevarie of Saint-Louis-de-Kent appeared in court yesterday and was charged with the following offences:
- unauthorized possession of a firearm
- unsafe storage of a firearm
- unsafe storage of ammunition
- possession of methamphetamines
- failure to comply with a probation order

He was remanded into custody and has a bail hearing scheduled today.

Police say they woman was released and will appear in court at a later date in connection with the seizure.