Seized Firearms/Hazardous Materials

A 61 year old Saskatoon man is facing numerous changes of storing loaded handguns, and careless storage of firearms following the discovery by Police of more than 50 firearms in his residence.

On Monday, September 10 Police were called by a family member to a residence in the 500 block of 1st Street East. When they arrived they discovered a large number of firearms in various areas of the home. They also found a large number of chemicals in a bedroom of the home. The Saskatoon Fire and Protective Services Hazardous Materials Team was called to respond.

The firearms have been seized and Police continue to investigate.

George Wlasenko has been remanded in custody for another appearance at Provincial Court, Wednesday, September 12, 2007.

(Occurrence Number: 2007-93880 )