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Sherwood Park man pleads guilty to gun smuggling charges
Julia Parrish, CTV Edmonton
Published Friday, October 5, 2012 12:48PM MDT
Last Updated Friday, October 5, 2012 1:10PM MDT
The Canadian Border Services Agency announced Friday that an Edmonton-area man had pleaded guilty to a number of charges, including smuggling.
According to the CBSA, Dean Barret Regehr, of Sherwood Park, had pleaded guilty to charges of smuggling, undervaluation and evading compliance with the Customs Act.
The charges came after Regehr arrived at the Coutts border crossing on September 4, 2011, and declared one shotgun.
CBSA officers searched his vehicle, and seized various firearm parts that made three complete rifles, officers also found a number of other parts including rifle barrels, one shotgun barrel, seven scope mounts and one bolt head for a rifle.
Regehr appeared in court in Lethbridge, where he was fined $9000, and required to forfeit all weapons and gun parts.
Firearms seized by Canadian Border Services Agency officers are shown in a supplied photo.