Cornwall RCMP search and seizure on Sunset Boulevard

Cornwall RCMP officers search the contents of a Chrysler 200C sedan on Sunset Boulevard in Cornwall, Ont. on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. They also searched a home in the 30 block of the street in the neighbourhood, east of Pitt Street and Tollgate Road. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston)

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CORNWALL — Cornwall RCMP have conducted a search and seizure this morning (Tuesday) at a home in a quiet neighbourhood, east of Pitt Street and Tollgate Road.

Both marked and unmarked cruisers surrounded the semi-detached home in the 30 block of Sunset Boulevard sometime before 9 a.m.

Officers combed through a black Chrysler 200C sedan parked on the street before turning their attention to the contents of the home.

People driving through the neighbourhood slowed down to look at all the police activity while neighbours in the immediate vicinity of the home seemed to go about their business, paying little attention to what was going on next door.

A caller from the neighbourhood told Cornwall Newswatch that undercover police cars had been staking out the area for about a month.

Around 10:45 a.m., three officers exited the house. One was carrying a large black garbage bag, the other a bankers box and the third a clear package with what appeared to be a black weapon on top. A black gun stock was showing along with an evidence tag.

Cornwall RCMP officers carry out a bankers box, a large black garbage bag and a clear package with what appears to be a weapon on top during a search and seizure at a home on Sunset Boulevard on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston)

Police left the scene by 10:55 a.m.

Cornwall RCMP spokeswoman Angelique Dignard says more information is expected to be released later today.

A Cornwall RCMP officer carries what appears to be some sort of weapon from a home on Sunset Boulevard in Cornwall, Ont. on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston)
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