Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 03/27/2013 12:22 PM
Winnipeg police have seized 101 firearms, 15 of which are illegally owned, after a investigation Tuesday.
The firearms were found after police investigated a shot gun seized earlier that day from a 54-year-old Winnipeg man.
After a search of a residence in the 400 block of St. Jean Baptise Street, officials seized the 101 firearms, 15 of them restricted or prohibited handguns, and thousands of rounds of ammunition.
The investigation was done by the National Weapons Enforcement Support Team and the Winnipeg Police Service Firearm Investigative Analysis Section.
A 57-year-old Winnipeg man was arrested and numerous firearm charges are pending from police. He was released on a promise to appear.
Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories? Please use the form below and let us know.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
More measles cases reported
Teen to be sentenced for killing abusive dad
RCMP confirm arrest in cold case killing of Manitoba teen
Scandal shadow hangs over Liberal swearing-in
Father who severely sexually assaulted daughters declared dangerous offender
Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3 1/2 years
Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez dies at 87
Appeals court upholds landmark Metis ruling
Water restored to 30 properties
Murder suspect's father offers condolences
Ombudsman will investigate Tories' FIPPA request on Melnick email
Warmer weather, rain expected to help break up river ice
Crown defends pursuing circumstantial case
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions - for now
What's open, what's closed over Easter weekend