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Sawed-off shotgun in bag

A 36-year-old man has been arrested in Kamloops after RCMP found a loaded sawed-off shotgun in his backpack.

Police were called to Seymour St. and 6 Ave. around 12 p.m. March 5 to find a man acting strangely, rolling on the ground and unable to communicate with officers.

Police say he was carrying a small baggie that appeared to have the residue of a controlled substance in it. 

He was arrested and taken to the detachment. When police were searching the man's items they discovered the loaded sawed-off shotgun. 

All evidence has been forwarded to the BC Prosecution Service who will determine charges.

Kamloops RCMP say the man is known to police.



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