Two people from Pictou County arrested in firearms investigation: police

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Two people from Pictou County are facing a number of charges as the result of a firearms investigation.

Police executed a search warrant on a Trenton apartment Wednesday, seizing a loaded firearm.

A 25-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman are both facing charges of:

Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000;
Careless use of a firearm;
Unsafe storage of a firearm;
Unauthorized possession of a firearm;
Possession of a firearm knowing possession is unauthorized.

Police say the woman has been released from custody and is due in Pictou Provincial Court in September.

The young man was remanded into custody and will appear in court Thursday morning. 

Police say the investigation continues.