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13 January 2003

Canadian Press

EDMONTON — Oscar Lacombe's plan of being the first person charged under Canada's new firearms legislation misfired Monday when police simply interviewed the former Alberta legislature sergeant-at-arms. Mr. Lacombe, 74, paraded in front of the legislature New Year's Day with an unregistered .22-calibre rifle, saying "Come and arrest me — please!" Edmonton Police spokesman Wes Bellmore said based on the interview Alberta's Crown prosecutor's office will eventually... (

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