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Teen arrested after drugs, guns seized

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A 16-year-old boy was arrested while drugs, guns and ammunition were seized last Thursday by RCMP at Sandy Bay First Nation.

RCMP had executed search warrants last Thursday morning at two Sandy Bay residences where officers located various types of ammunition, six long guns, bear mace, cocaine and marijuana.

There are charges relating to firearms pending against an adult male.

The 16-year-old is facing seven charges of unauthorized possession of a firearm, one count of possession of a firearm for a dangerous purpose, three counts of careless storage of a firearm, six charges of failing to comply with an undertaking and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

The boy remains in custody and is appearing today in provincial court.

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