WINNIPEG - A 32 year-old Winnipeg man was charged with multiple firearms offences after he was arrested inside a rooming house with a shotgun.
Police and the Tactical Support Team arrived at the Agnes Street rooming house just before 8 am on April 5 and immediately evacuated the area after hearing reports of the man armed with a shotgun inside.
While clearing the residence, Tactical Support Team members located the suspect who had an outstanding warrant. Upon searching for additional people, officers located a .22 calibre loaded sawed-off shotgun and ammunition.
A search was later executed at inside the residence and officers located and seized:
.22 calibre sawed-off rifle loaded with a 25 round ammunition clip
12 gauge sawed-off shotgun which was found the have been stolen on April 1, 2019, during and break and enter in Winnipeg.
25 rounds of 12 gauge ammunition
20 rounds of .22 calibre ammunition
32 year-old Adrian Levi Scott has been charged with:
Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regs.
Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or restricted Firearm
Possession of a Firearm, Restricted /Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order X4
Possession of a Firearm, Prohibited or Restricted Weapon Obtained by Crime
Fail to Comply with Probation Order X3
Possession of a Prohibited Device or Ammunition Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized X2
Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized X2
An outstanding warrant for Fail to Comply with Probation was also executed.
He has been detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.