MONTREAL: A Canadian man acquired greater than he bargained for when he tried to name data — he acquired arrested.
The 73-year-old resident of Chebogue, a city in Nova Scotia, inadvertently dialed the 911 emergency hotline when he meant to dial 411 for data.
The person instructed operators he had misdialled however police responded anyway to examine on him. That’s after they discovered 100 firearms — 94 lengthy weapons and 6 handguns.
They have been legally owned, however improperly secured, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police stated Wednesday.
The firearms have been confiscated and the person was arrested on Monday for unsafe storage of a firearm.
“It’s uncommon for us to find one thing fully completely different once we arrive,” Nova Scotia police spokeswoman Jennifer Clarke instructed AFP.
“They have been principally in plain view all through the home. As quickly as our officers went into the house with permission, they noticed the firearms.”
The person, who was not named, has been launched and can seem in a provincial courtroom on October 5.