Five people face weapons related charges following January 12th traffic stop

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Weapons Related Charges

On January 12th, 2019 at 11:45 pm police were involved in an investigation which led to a vehicle stop in the 1500 blk of Park Avenue. Police noted 2 firearms in plain view in the back seat of the vehicle and as a result 5 people were taken into custody.

Arrested in this incident:

A 22 year old Winnipeg woman was charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle X 2, Possession of Dangerous Weapon, Possession of a Firearm contrary to a Prohibition Order. The accused was held in custody to appear in Brandon Court on February 13th, 2019.

A 22 year old Brandon woman was charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon as well as Carry a Concealed Weapon. The accused was released from custody on a PTA and is to appear in Brandon Court on April 8th, 2019.

A 33 year old woman from Regina Saskatchewan was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Gabapentin), Possession for the Purpose (Meth), Possession for the Purpose (Cocaine),Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle X 2, Possession of Dangerous Weapon, Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition as well as Breach of Probation. The accused was held in custody to appear in Brandon Court on February 13th, 2019.

A 27 year old man of No Fixed Address was charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle X 2, Possession of Dangerous Weapon, Possession of a Firearm contrary to a Prohibition Order as well as Breach of Probation X 4. The accused was held in custody to appear in Brandon Court on February 13th, 2019. This individual also was found to have 4 warrants out of Russell Manitoba for Assault, Break and Enter, Breach of Recognizance and Breach of Probation.

A 26 year old man from Winnipeg was charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle X 2, Possession of Dangerous Weapon X2, Possession of a Firearm contrary to a Prohibition Order as well Possession of a Controlled Substance. The accused was held in custody to appear in Brandon Court on February 13th, 2019.