RCMP find gun safe, firearms in woods
RCMP has conducted a search in the woods after the report of an abandoned gun safe. RCMP received the report on October 27th of a gun safe seen in the wooded area between Niven sub-division and the GNWT Legislative Assembly Building. RCMP requested assistance on a grid search from Yellowknife Ground Search and Rescue who were conducting exercises that day.
With the assistance of YKSAR, RCMP discovered items related to the theft of firearms from a Haener property the evening of October 16th. Firearms, including long guns, tools, and two gun safes were recovered. Several firearms, including handguns remain outstanding.
If anyone believes they have information on the outstanding items, or activities related to the thefts, they are asked to contact Yellowknife RCMP at 867-669-1111 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, nwtnutips.com, (click on “submit a web tip”) or text: nwtnutips to 274637.