On June 22, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement, with assistance from the New Glasgow Regional Police, executed a search warrant at a residence in Trenton, NS in relation to a firearms investigation. Police completed a search and seized a loaded firearm from within an apartment unit.
A male and a female from Pictou County were subsequently charged in relation to this investigation.
As a result of the search, police arrested a 25-year-old male, who faces 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, and possession of a firearm knowing possession is unauthorized. He is set to appear in Pictou Provincial Court today.
A 26-year-old female faces the similar charges. She was released from custody and will appear in Pictou Provincial Court in September.
The street crime enforcement unit continues to investigate.