Local media in gun control-heavy Quebec are reporting on an unlicensed firearms maker that operated out of a metal fabrication shop in Montreal. The French-language Le Journal de Montreal reported prosecutors this week are trying Pierre Larivière, 63, and Jean-Pierre Huot, 61, on a series of weapons charges following a 2014 incident in which Montreal police responded to a burglar alarm at their company, Perfection Metal, in Lasalle.
What officers found was documented in a series of photos released this week by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The photos show what looks like Tec-9 and Tec-22 style handguns and suppressors made in-house. The shop, which produced airsoft parts, apparently also cranked out a series of actual firearms dating as far back as 2013, aided by CAD and CNC machining.
The raid occurred four years ago and their legal system is just getting around to prosecuting.