Undeclared firearm seized at the Fort Frances port of entry

Fort Frances, Ontario – On September 12, 2016, officers at the Fort Frances port of entry seized a non-restricted firearm from a Minnesota man who failed to declare it.


The 58-year-old was referred for a secondary examination. Upon further inspection of his vehicle, officers found a disassembled .22 calibre non-restricted firearm under the back seat of the truck. Officers subsequently seized the firearm and a vehicle penalty was assessed.

The traveller was allowed to enter Canada after he paid for the release of his vehicle. He chose to abandon the firearm at the port.

Canada Border Services Agency