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Police arrest two following search of Middleton residence

Annapolis District RCMP and its street crime unit arrested a man and a woman at a Middleton residence. Weapons and possession of property obtained by crime have been laid against both.
Annapolis District RCMP and its street crime unit arrested a man and a woman at a Middleton residence. Weapons and possession of property obtained by crime charges have been laid against both. - Lawrence Powell

Will be in court in February

MIDDLETON - Two residents of an apartment in Middleton are facing charges after police executed a search warrant the morning of Jan. 23.

Annapolis District RCMP are investigating recent break-and-enters in the area and with the assistance of Annapolis District Street Crime Unit gained sufficient intelligence to obtain a search warrant, police said. During the search police located one firearm, ammunition and stolen property.

A 27-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman, both of Middleton, have been charged with:

· Unsafe Storage contrary to regulations

· Possession of a Firearm knowing it's Unauthorized, and

· Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

Both accused will appear in Digby Provincial Court on Feb. 27.

The investigation is ongoing and being led by the Annapolis District Street Crime Enforcement Unit with assistance from Annapolis District RCMP members.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Annapolis District RCMP 902-665-4481. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

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