25-year-old man charged following execution of search warrant at a residence in Sackville, N.B.

Sackville , New Brunswick – A 25-year-old man from Sackville, N.B., has been charged with eight firearms-related offences following the execution of a search warrant at a residence in Sackville, N.B.

A warrant for Nicholas (aka Nick) Bain was issued in Fredericton Provincial Court on May 27, 2020, for possession of a prohibited or restricted firearms with ammunition, without a licence or registration in relation to a search warrant that was executed at a residence in Lake George N.B., in May 2020.

On August 11, 2020, an arrest warrant was executed at a home on Main Street as part of the investigation. Nicholas Bain was located and arrested without incident.

Later that day, a search warrant was executed at the residence on Main Street and police seized many items including four rifles, three handguns and prohibited overcapacity magazines. Police also seized tactical equipment including two bulletproof vests, two tactical helmets and a significant quantity of various ammunition.

 Police seized many items including four rifles, three handguns and prohibited overcapacity magazines.
(RCMP) Police seized many items including four rifles, three handguns and prohibited overcapacity magazines.

On August 12, 2020, Nicholas Bain appeared in Fredericton Provincial Court and was charged with the following offences:

Unlawful storage of a firearm.

Possession of a firearm for the purpose of committing an offence



Possession of a firearm without a licence

Possession of a prohibited device without a licence

Possession of prohibited firearms with readily accessible ammunition without a licence

Possession of restricted firearms with readily accessible ammunition without a licence

Possession of firearms knowing they were obtained by the commission of an offence

Possession of firearms with altered, defaced, or removed serial numbers.

He was remanded into custody and is scheduled to return to court on August 24 at 10 a.m, to enter a plea.

The investigation is ongoing.

Members of the West District Crime Reduction Unit, Southeast District Crime Reduction Unit and the New Brunswick Emergency Response Team assisted during the investigation.

New Brunswick RCMP



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