Winnipeg Man Charged After Gun Found Hidden in His Pants

Winnipeg Man Charged After Gun Found Hidden in His Pants

Winnipeg Police CrestA Winnipeg man has been charged after police found a gun in his pants Wednesday evening.

Drug enforcement officers were in the area of Main Street and College Avenue at around 7:25 p.m. when they noticed a taxi cab driving evasively. While attempting a traffic stop on the vehicle, two rear passengers opened a door and tried to quickly walk away while the cab was still in motion.

Police spotted a black pistrol grip firearm in the waistband of one of the men and took both passengers into custody.

Police later found a .22 calibre lever-action rifle in the pant leg of one of the men.

Keifer Stone Bruce, 22, is facing weapons charges, along with three counts of failing to comply with a probation order.

The other man was released without charges.

— Staff

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