20 Year-Old Man Caught with Multiple Weapons

Man Caught with Weapons

WINNIPEG - Police chase down a 20-year-old, known to them, for ask a few questions and they discover he was carrying a shot-gun.

Police said on August 29 officers spotted a man near Manitoba Avenue and Parr Street and when they tried to stop him he took off running.

After a short chase he was taken into custody and a search resulted in the seizure of the following items:

- A knife

- Two 12-gauge shotgun shells

- Components for an improvised firearm (bang stick) including 6 assorted metal pipes and a large screw

- Numerous break-in instruments including 4 screwdrivers and 3 sets of pliers

Brendan Elice Okemow, a 20-year-old man from Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Possession of a Weapon

- Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition (x2)

- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x4)

- Possession of Break-In Instrument(s)

- FILE PHOTO NOT ASSOCIATED WITH EVENT REPORTED ABOVE

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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