Firearms stolen in Hay River recovered during traffic stop

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Charges are pending after a number of stolen firearms were seized by High Level RCMP during a traffic stop over the long weekend.

The traffic stop was conducted on Sunday as part of an unrelated matter.

Police say further investigation revealed that four of the weapons seized had been stolen from Monster Recreation in Hay River back in April.

During that incident, RCMP say an unknown amount of people broke into the store and stole five firearms – one of which remains missing.

Charges are pending against three adults as police continue to investigate.

Should you have any information in relation to this investigation, contact Hay River RCMP at (867) 874-1111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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