A 41-year-old Langford man is going through expenses after West Shore RCMP seized a major variety of restricted and prohibited firearms.
West Shore RCMP executed search warrants and arrested the suspect on Nov. 7.
Investigators say they positioned and seized three totally loaded do-it-yourself 3D-printed ghost weapons together with physique armour, ammunition and different proof that the suspect was 3D printing and manufacturing his personal unregistered firearms.
West Shore RCMP say the person beforehand discharged a firearm close to Jordie Lunn Bike Park in Langford on Feb. 20.
On March 6, RCMP requested for the general public’s assist to determine the suspect, and police mentioned the search was profitable after folks launched movies and photographs.
The suspect has been charged with reckless discharge of a firearm, pointing a firearm, possession of a prohibited weapon, contravention of storage laws and weapons manufacturing.
The investigation is ongoing, and West Shore RCMP say extra expenses are anticipated.
“The manufacture of do-it-yourself and 3D-printed firearms creates an enormous threat to public security and is one thing we take very significantly, and we want to thank the general public for helping us in figuring out the suspect,” Insp. Stephen Rose, operations officer of West Shore RCMP, mentioned in a information launch.
The suspect has no felony file and has been launched on an endeavor with a court docket date of Feb. 8.
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