Author­i­ties in­ter­cept pack­age with stun guns headed for city

The Hamilton Spectator - - LOCAL - THE HAMIL­TON SPEC­TA­TOR

A Hamil­ton man is fac­ing weapons charges af­ter bor­der of­fi­cers in­ter­cepted two flash­light stun guns des­tined for a city ad­dress.

Canada Bor­der Ser­vices Agency of­fi­cers in­ter­cepted the pack­age, which was trav­el­ling from China to Hamil­ton, on June 19 and alerted RCMP. In­ves­ti­ga­tors al­lege the at­tempted de­liv­ery was one in “a se­ries of pro­hib­ited weapons im­por­ta­tions at­tempted by the same per­son.” RCMP, with the as­sis­tance of CBSA, ex­e­cuted a war­rant at a Hamil­ton res­i­dence Thurs­day and ar­rested one per­son. Four ad­di­tional flash­light stun guns and two switch blades were seized. Fadi Bashori, 34, is charged with im­port­ing a pro­hib­ited weapon and pos­ses­sion for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing a pro­hib­ited weapon.

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