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Nova Scotia man charged after police seize loaded handgun, crossbow

Nova Scotia RCMP said they also seized “a substance believed to be cocaine.”

A stock photo of a loaded .22 calibre handgun seized from a home in Ontario.

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A stock photo of a loaded .22 calibre handgun seized from a home in Ontario.

Police in Nova Scotia say a man is facing firearm and drug charges after they seized a loaded handgun and a crossbow from a home in Torbrook in the Annapolis Valley.

In a news release from Nova Scotia RCMP, they said officers searched a home on Torbrook Road on Saturday, and seized a loaded .22 calibre handgun, ammunition, a cross bow, and “a substance believed to be cocaine.”

They arrested a 33-year-old man, who was held for a court date on Monday.

RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Jennifer Clarke said the man is facing a number of firearms charges, and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

He’s due back in provincial court in Digby on Wednesday.

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