A Winnipeg taxicab passenger is facing charges after police pulled over a cab early Wednesday morning.
Officers stopped the cab at around 12:10 a.m. in the area of Salter Street and Dufferin Avenue.
Police spotted a man in the backseat with a sawed-off .22 calibre rifle protruding from a bag. He was arrested and found to also be in possession of bear spray and three rounds of ammunition.
Derrick Scott Coutu, 38 of Winnipeg, faces several weapons charges.