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Semi-Automatic Rifle Seized During Traffic Stop

July 31, 2017 11:25 AM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police conducting a check stop early Sunday morning came across several weapons in the area of Portage Avenue and Raglan Road.

Police say the driver was acting suspiciously officers approached his truck. A search of the vehicle turned up a scoped .22 calibre semi-automatic rifle as well as various types of ammunition and three knives.

A 17-year-old boy and 18-year-old man, both from Headingley, face four counts of possession of a weapon, unauthorized possession of a firearm, and three counts of transporting a firearm, weapon or ammunition in a careless manner.

They were released on a promise to appear.

— Staff