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Kelowna man festooned with weapons perched on bar stool

A Kelowna man faces multiple weapons charges after he was arrested in a pub with a loaded handgun on Saturday evening.

On Dec. 15 at 6:45 p.m., the Kelowna RCMP responded to a report of a man with a gun at the Willow Park Pub, located at 590 Highway 33 West.

When police arrived, the man was found seated at the bar with a loaded .45 calibre pistol tucked in the back of his pants as well as a knife hanging from a chain around his neck.

He was arrested without incident and the firearm and knife were seized. A second handgun was later seized from the man's residence.

Ryan Bradley Allin, 29, was found to be prohibited from possessing a firearm and was held in custody to appear in court on Dec. 17. He remains in custody at this time.

Allin faces 13 weapons charges in relation to this incident including: two counts each of possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, carrying a concealed weapon, unauthorized possession of a firearm, knowingly possessing a firearm without a licence, possessing a weapon obtained through offence, possession of a firearm dontrary to order and possessing a restricted firearm with ammunition,

Allin was scheduled to appear in court again on Dec. 18.

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