Youths Charged in Churchill Guns, Drug Seizure

Youths Charged in Churchill Guns, Drug Seizure

Seized Guns
Guns and ammunition seized in Churchill, Manitoba on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Three youths are facing charges after RCMP seized several weapons at a home in Churchill.

Local RCMP, the National Weapons Enforcement Support Team (NWEST) from Winnipeg and the Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST) from Thompson executed the search warrant on Tuesday.

Officers seized four firearms, assorted shotgun and rifle ammunition, and drugs.

Two 17-year-old boys and a 16-year-old boy face several weapons charges. Two of the youths are facing additional charges of assault causing bodily harm, while one will be charged with possession of a controlled substance.

The three will appear in Thompson court on Thursday.

— Staff