Northeast Edmonton residence search warrant yields firearms

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Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service conducted a search warrant on a residence yesterday that resulted in the seizure of firearms.

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On Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 the Northeast Division Beats Team, Tactical Unit and the Edmonton Drug and Gang Enforcement Unit (EDGE) conducted a search warrant around 5:30 p.m. in the area of 149 Avenue and 76 Street.

Police seized a loaded 9mm Glock, two SKS rifles, and a .22 calibre rifle. A magazine, ammunition, 6.8g of psilocybin mushrooms with a street value of $70 and drug paraphernalia were also seized.

Andras Kantona, 41, was charged with possession of firearm knowing possession is unauthorized (x4), careless use of a firearm, unauthorized possession of prohibited device or ammunition, possession knowing serial number is altered, defaced or removed and possession of a controlled substance.

Police continue to investigate.

MRU #:16R0117

Edmonton Police Service
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