The Regina Police Service seized a small .32 calibre handgun, magazine and ammunition after being called to the Regina Airport this morning (January 26th).
Police were called to theReginaAirportat approximately 9:24 a.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2012 for a report of a firearm found in a piece of checked luggage. The firearm was found when the luggage was screened. The report indicated the weapon was secure and the person to whom the luggage belonged was with Airport Security. Police arrived and interviewed the owner of the luggage, a 68 year-old female. They also seized a .32 calibre handgun, a magazine and six .32 calibre bullets. The investigation into this incident found that the gun had belonged to a Regina resident who died recently. The owner of the luggage was the daughter of the deceased person and she was taking the gun back to her home in British Columbia. Unfortunately, she did not make the arrangements necessary to transport the firearm safely, so police seized the weapon. It will be held at the Regina Police Service Headquarters until the woman obtains the proper documentation and approvals to transport it. There will be no criminal charges resulting from this matter.