Man Facing 49 Charges After Guns Seized from Home

RCMP show off a cache of seized weapons at "D" Division headquarters on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. (RCMP HANDOUT)

RCMP have made a large weapons bust in rural Manitoba, seizing nearly a dozen firearms during a three-day period in the RM of La Broquerie.

On October 16, police located handguns, non-restricted rifles, pellet handguns and rifles, multiple high capacity magazines, and thousands of rounds of ammunition.

The weapons were found at a rural location, as well as in multiple outbuildings and vehicles.

James Anthony Rush, 37, is facing 49 firearms-related charges and remains in custody.

Police are continuing to investigate.


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