WINNIPEG — Five people were arrested and two firearms were seized following two traffic stops overnight.
Winnipeg police pulled over a vehicle in the area of Selkirk Avenue and McGregor Street at around 9:30 p.m.
One of the people inside the vehicle had an outstanding warrant and was arrested.
Officers also found a loaded improvised firing device and three rounds of ammunition.
Clifford Kitigas Spence, 38, of Winnipeg has been charged with multiple offences and remains in custody.
At around 1 a.m. Friday, police stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of Redwood Avenue believed to have been taken without the owner’s consent.
A sawed-off shotgun, bear spray, and open liquor were discovered inside.
Three men and one woman were arrested on firearms charges at the scene.
Police continue to investigate.