According to New Bedford Police, officers took two rifles and a semi-automatic rifle off the streets Thursday after the weapons were seized from a garage in the city.
At about 8 p.m., detectives executed a search warrant on a garage at 13-15 ½ Rodney French Blvd.
Police seized two SKS 7.6×39 rifles and one Bushmaster M17s semi-automatic rifle, along with two 30-round magazines that fit into the Bushmaster model and 21 rounds of .233 caliber ammunition.
The incident remains under investigation. Charges are likely to follow.