Weapons & Drugs Seized by Winnipeg Police

Weapons & Drugs Seized

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police seized weapons, drugs, and cash as a result of three separate investigations.

Police said on November 2, members of the Guns and Gangs Unit went to the Windsor Hotel at 187 Garry Street on a routine call. While there, police encountered a man in breach of a court order, and placed him under arrest. The man was in possession of a bag which contained the following items:

  • 137 grams of cocaine - street value $9,000
  • 20 grams of crack cocaine - street value $1,500
  • 221 OxyNeo 40mgs - street value $8,840
  • A small quantity of unknown powder
  • A small quantity of unknown liquid
  • A loaded 9-mm handgun
  • 9-mm ammunition
  • Sawed off .22 calibre rifle
  • .22 calibre ammunition
  • Shotgun shells
  • 5 cell phones
  • Approximately $7,600 in Canadian currency

All items were seized by officers. The OxyNeo pills were found to have been stolen on October 25, 2019.

Sean Bennett, a 46-year-old man from Winnipeg, has been charged with:

  • Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition
  • Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance x 9
  • Possess Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Possess Firearm Knowing Serial Number Has Been Tampered With
  • Possess Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Possess Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - COCAINE x 2
  • Possess Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
  • Possess Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order x 2
  • Theft Under $5000

He was detained in custody.

Then on November 4, officers from the Guns and Gangs Unit were at the Windsor Hotel as part of an ongoing investigation. While talking to man in the hotel, a bag of what appeared to be methamphetamine was seen on a table. The following items were seized:

  • 6.5 ounces of methamphetamine
  • Loaded pellet gun
  • Improvised Firearm
  • .22 calibre rifle
  • Approximately $700 in Canadian currency
  • Packaging materials
  • Loose Ammunition
  • Score sheets

David Allan White, a 55-year-old man from Winnipeg has been charged with:

  • Possess Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition x 2
  • Possess Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Possess Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order x 2
  • Possess Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
  • Possess Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

He was detained in custody.

The third event was on November 6, when Police received a report of a shot fired at the Windsor Hotel.

Police said during a dispute in the lounge a 35-year-old woman was struck with the butt-end of a shotgun by a man. The suspect then pointed the shotgun as the woman who batted it away using her arm. The shotgun was then discharged into a suite door.

The suspect left before officers arrived, but left behind a large bag. The bag contained the following items:

  • Loaded Cooey sawed-off shotgun
  • Mossberg 410 gauge sawed-off shotgun
  • Loaded Savage model 64, .22 cal rifle
  • Several rounds of .22 cal ammunition and 12 gauge shotgun shells

On December 11, 2019, the suspect male was located in the 300 block of Aberdeen Avenue and taken into custody.

Randall Preston Bourassa, a 31-year-old man of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Discharge a Restricted Firearm or a Prohibited Firearm with Intent
  • Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition
  • Possess Weapon x 3
  • Possess Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized x 3
  • Possess Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm x 2
  • Possess Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order x 5

He was detained in custody.

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TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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