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Bel Air Police seize stun guns from Harford Mall kiosk

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Citing local and state laws prohibiting their sale, possession or use, detectives from the Bel Air Police Department Criminal Investigation Division seized 20 stun guns Friday afternoon from Guys Hunting, a kiosk in the Harford Mall.

The kiosk was being operated by Estate Brokers of Maryland on Washington Street in Havre de Grace, the Bel Air Police Department said in a news release. The seizure occurred around 1:30 p.m.

According to the police department, "Harford County Code 260-3 prohibits the sale, lending, possession or use of a stun gun or Taser."

Violation of this code is punishable by a fine of up to $500 or up to 60 days incarceration, BAPD Det. Sgt. Jim Lockard said in the release.

The violation of Maryland law for possession or use of a stun gun or Taser can be found in Maryland Criminal Code 4-109(b), the department said.

Lockard said police went to the mall after receiving a tip about the stun guns.

No arrests were made.

The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending against the owner of the kiosk, Lockard said.

Check back with www.exploreharford.com for updates.

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