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Brandon Police charge 5 with weapons, drug offenses

13.02.2019 14:09
By: Brad Gordon

Late night vehicle stop yields two firearms in plain view


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - Brandon Police seized 2 firearms, drugs, and 5 suspects in a vehicle stop late Tuesday night.

Around 11:45 p.m., officers involved in an investigation pulled over a vehicle in the 1500 block of Park Avenue.  The saw two firearms in plain view.  One suspect was allegedly in possession of cocaine, methamphetamine, and Gabapentin.

Five people were charged as a result with multiple weapons charges.  Two were in breach of probation.  One had four outstanding warrants out of Russell.

Arrested in this incident:

A 22 year old Winnipeg woman was charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle X 2, Possession of Dangerous Weapon, Possession of a Firearm contrary to a Prohibition Order.

A 22 year old Brandon woman was charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon as well as Carry a Concealed Weapon.

A 33 year old woman from Regina Saskatchewan was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Gabapentin), Possession for the Purpose (Meth), Possession for the Purpose (Cocaine),Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle X 2, Possession of Dangerous Weapon, Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition as well as Breach of Probation.

A 27 year old man of No Fixed Address was charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle X 2, Possession of Dangerous Weapon, Possession of a Firearm contrary to a Prohibition Order as well as Breach of Probation X 4. This individual also was found to have 4 warrants out of Russell Manitoba for Assault, Break and Enter, Breach of Recognizance and Breach of Probation.

A 26 year old man from Winnipeg was charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle X 2, Possession of Dangerous Weapon X2, Possession of a Firearm contrary to a Prohibition Order as well Possession of a Controlled Substance.