WINNIPEG - A good hunch by police working in the area of Osborne Street on Saturday night.
Police said they spotted a man, suspicious to them, in the area of Osborne Street and Brandon Avenue. Police stopped the man and found he had a warrant outstanding for his arrest.
He was taken into custody and a search of his property resulted in the seizure of a number of items including the following:
- A large machete
- Two knives
- Large bolt cutters
- Wire cutters
- Approximately 3.42 grams of methamphetamine (estimated street value of $450)
Nicholas Alfred Wright, a 43-year-old man from Winnipeg, has been charged with:
- Possession of a Weapon
- Possession of Break-In Instrument(s)
- Possession of Scheduled Substance – Methamphetamine
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order
He also was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for - Fail to Appear – Promise to Appear