FORT SEVERN FIRST NATION, Ont. --The Guns and Gangs Unit of the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service has seized a cache of firearms and ammunition at a remote northern community.
Two men from the Fort Severn First Nation are facing numerous charges.
According to a news release, officers executed a search warrant in the community on Friday, and found 12 guns along with an unspecified quantity of shells.
The charges against the accused include unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm obtained by crime, careless storage of a firearm, and careless storage of ammunition.
They were held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Fort Severn is located approximately 850 kilometres north of Thunder Bay.