Two charged after police discover dozens of allegedly stolen weapons in southeastern Ontario


HARRISTON, ONT.—Provincial police say two males are going through fees after officers discovered 55 firearms on a property in Mount Forest, Ont., earlier this month.

Investigators say the weapons on the property northwest of Guelph, Ont., had allegedly been stolen from a house in Harriston, Ont., in March.

They are saying a 55-year-old man from Guelph was arrested final Wednesday and has been charged with possession of firearms obtained by a criminal offense, together with possession of methamphetamine.

They are saying a day later, officers searched one other dwelling in Harriston, and arrested a second suspect and seized one other firearm that had allegedly been stolen.

Officers say the second man was charged with possession of firearms obtained by a criminal offense, together with careless storage of a firearm.

Police say their investigation remains to be ongoing, as they’ve but to search out all the allegedly stolen weapons.

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