At least three stolen guns were seized from Sandy Bay yesterday, after a police team raided a home on the First Nation.
Mounties from multiple detachments participated in the raid, backed by police dogs and an emergency response team. They turned up 18 long guns — including three that were confirmed to have been stolen — and various types of ammunition.
John Elliott Spence, 33, of Sandy Bay First Nation, was arrested and has been charged with 18 counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm, four counts of possession of property obtained by crime and four counts of possession of a weapon obtained by crime of an offence.
Charges are also pending against another adult male and two adult females.
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