PROHIBITED WEAPONS SEIZED BY NAPS GUNS & GANGS Print

Date of Release:  April 9, 2013

(Summer Beaver, ON)  On April 6, 2013, the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Guns & Gangs Unit and Drug Enforcement Unit attended the First Nation community of Nibinamik (Summer Beaver) and executed a search warrant as a result of an ongoing investigation.

The search led police to locate two Norinko AK-47 semi-automatic assault rifles and one high-capacity 30 round magazine. 

The seizure of the Prohibited Firearms and Prohibited Device prevented a serious incident from occurring in the community of Nibinamik First Nation.  No charges have been laid at this time and the Guns & Gangs Unit is continuing the investigation. 

Nibinamik First Nation is approximately 500 km northwest of Thunder Bay. 

For further information, please contact: 

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 Sgt. Jackie George

Media Relations- Phone 807-346-6593

Nishnawbe –Aski Police Headquarters

Thunder Bay, Ontario