Saw-Off Shotgun Seized During Arrest

Saw-Off Shotgun Seized During Arrest

WINNIPEG - The Guns & Gangs Unit arrested a 40 year-old man on Redwood Avenue, armed with a shot-gun after a brief struggle.

The officers encountered the man, who was known to them just before midnight and while they were speaking to him noticed that he was armed with a firearm. After a brief struggle he was arrested and taken into custody and a loaded, sawed-off 410 break-action shotgun was seized from him.

40 year-old Keith Erlin Chartrand, has been charged with:

- Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order (x5)

- Possession of a Prohibited Weapon Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized (x5)

- Carrying Concealed Weapon

He was detained in custody.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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