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Pictou County man facing drug and weapons charges

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A 59-year-old man from Pictou County is facing numerous weapon and drug charges following the search of a home in Watervale.

On Oct. 13, Pictou County District RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence on Craig Rd. As a result of the search, police seized several firearms, ammunition and a quantity of marihuana.

The 59-year-old was charged with: Unsafe Storage of a Firearm, Possession of a Restricted Firearm without a Licence, Possession of a Weapon Contrary to Order, Possession of a Controlled Substance (marijuana) and Production of a Controlled Substance (marijuana).

The man is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on Nov. 19.

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