Two men arrested for cache of weapons including rocket launcher in east Windsor

Windsor police say they have arrested two men for possessing a cache of firearms, including a rocket launcher.  (Mike Evans/CBC - image credit)
Windsor police say they have arrested two men for possessing a cache of firearms, including a rocket launcher. (Mike Evans/CBC - image credit)

Windsor police say they have arrested two people and seized a number of weapons, including a rocket launcher that appears to have been fired.

Police say its Drugs and Guns Unit found the weapons while executing a search warrant last Friday in the 1900 block of Bernard Road in east Windsor.

Officers seized two shotguns, a rifle, a 9mm handgun, a pellet revolver, brass knuckles and a single-use rocket launcher, according to police.

Police say the rocket launcher was found fired with no ammunition.

A 27-year-old man was arrested at the scene and a 40-year-old man was arrested on Sunday.

Both men have been charged with:

  • Possession of a prohibited weapon

  • Possession of a restricted weapon with no license

  • Unsafe storage of a firearm

  • Possession of a loaded firearm

  • Possession of a firearm obtained by crime

  • Possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number

  • Possession of firearms while prohibited

  • Failure to comply with a release order