A 53-year-old man from Nasonworth, N.B., has been charged following a firearms seizure in the community.
On January 25, 2023, at approximately 5:30 p.m., members of the Oromocto RCMP detachment responded to a report of uttering threats and a firearms complaint at a residence in Nasonworth. A 53-year-old man was arrested at the scene.
Subsequent to the arrest, police executed search warrants at two properties. During the searches, police seized quantities of 3D printed firearms, restricted firearms, non-restricted firearms, prohibited ammunition, soft body armour, and hard body armour. Police also seized a 3D printer which was used to manufacture the firearms, and a small quantity of what is believed to be methamphetamine.
On January 30, Roger Munn appeared in Fredericton Provincial Court and was charged with:
- Weapons trafficking
- Unsafe storage of a firearm
- Unauthorized possession of a firearm
- Carrying a concealed weapon
- Pointing a firearm
- Assault with a weapon
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
- Possession of a restricted firearm
- Possession of a firearm knowing that possession is unauthorized
- Possession of a firearm with a tampered serial number
- Possession of prohibited devices
- Possession of methamphetamine
- Uttering threats against a person
He was remanded into custody and is scheduled to return to court on March 1.
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The investigation is ongoing.