Loaded Firearms Recovered From Stolen Vehicle

Loaded Firearms Recovered

WINNIPEG - A stolen vehicle that had been missing for ten days was recovered with loaded firearms inside.

On February 10 police stopped a stolen vehicle travelling on Portage Avenue. They arrested the two men inside and a search of the vehicle and suspects resulted in the seizure of two loaded improvised firing devices.

33 year-old Eric Matthew Morrissette has been charged with:

- Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition

- Possession of a Weapon

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

- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized

- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in Motor Vehicle

- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition

- Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm

- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

- Drive suspended/while disqualified (Highway Traffic Act)

22 year-old Cody Chad Loonfoot has been charged with:

- Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition (x2)

- Possession of a Weapon (x2)

- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (x2)

- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in Motor Vehicle (x2)

- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition (x2)

- Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm (x2)

He was also processed on an outstanding arrest warrant for:

- Fail to Comply with Probation Order

They were detained in custody.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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