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Toronto man arrested after police find over 70 guns in his possession

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DH Toronto Staff Feb 01, 2018 8:38 am 628

Toronto police have arrested a man who allegedly had a large quantity of guns and ammunition.

Police began an investigation in January into a man they believed was in possession of an illegal firearm.

According to police, on Wednesday, January 24, at 9:47 am, they executed a Criminal Code search warrant in the Eglinton Avenue West and Kipling Avenue area.

It is alleged that they located 25 handguns and 46 rifles/shotguns, along with approximately 10,000 rounds of ammunition.

Police found four illegal guns, with one of them having been stolen from a Break-and-Enter in York Region in early January 2018.

Toronto police arrested 56-year-old Leone Bruno, who was charged with four counts of possessing unauthorized firearm, four counts of possessing restricted or prohibited firearm knowingly not holding a licence and registration certificate, four counts of possessing firearm obtained by crime, possessing firearm with altered serial number, storing ammunition carelessly, and storing firearm carelessly.

He was scheduled to appear in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West, on Wednesday, January 31.

Police have released images of the weapons collected at Bruno’s residence.

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