Winnipeg police pulled over a rental car Wednesday morning, where they later came across a cache of weapons.
Officer spotted the vehicle in the area of Parr Street and Pritchard Avenue at around 1:50 a.m.
Four occupants fled as officers pulled it over in the 700 block of Pritchard Avenue.
A man was later located wearing a ballistic-style vest missing its Kevlar panels.
Officers searched the vehicle and found a sawed-off Remington .243 calibre pump-action rifle, and a sawed-off Remington 12-gauge pump-action shotgun.
The rifle was found to have been stolen from a Waverley Heights home in September.
Eric Matthew Moar, 22, from Winnipeg, faces several weapons-related charges.
He remains in custody.