Search warrant leads to charges for 5 people allegedly in possession of prohibited weapon

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

At 2:40 am Saturday morning, members of the Brandon Police Service Criminal Investigations Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in the downtown area.  A sawed off rifle with ammunition was seized.  There were five people, three females and two males, all from Brandon, arrested inside the residence.  All have been charged with a number of weapons offences including Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.  All of those arrested were lodged for court later Friday morning.