Assault rifle and other weapons seized at Sask. border

Border security agents seized an assault rifle, a handgun, a pair of brass knuckles and more from a vehicle attempting to enter Saskatchewan last week.

American faces eight charges

Authorities say a U.S. man faces eight charges following the seizure of weapons and drugs at the border in

The Canada Border Services Agency says an AR-15 assault rifle, a handgun, other prohibited weapons and drugs were seized at the North Portal crossing south of Estevan last Tuesday.

Customs officers searching a vehicle also found a set of brass knuckles, a brass knuckle knife, four high-capacity magazines and 15 grams of what is believed to be marijuana.

Charges were laid against a man from Miami, Fl.

The 25-year-old was set to appear in Regina provincial court Monday.