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Police Seize Guns, Ammo from North End Home

March 30, 2023 10:41 AM | News

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Two people have been arrested as part of a firearms investigation by Winnipeg police.

Officers began investigating earlier this month surrounding several suspects and a home in the city’s North End.

Police executed a search warrant in the 400 block of Boyd Avenue on Thursday, where they arrested two suspects.

Police also seized the following items:

  • A loaded Mauser C96 handgun with 9 mm ammunition
  • A sawed-off Remington 12-gauge shotgun (reported stolen November 27, 2022, in the 2500 block of Portage Avenue)
  • A loaded Remington .22 calibre rifle with ammunition
  • A sawed-off shotgun with an obliterated serial number
  • An assault-type CO2-powered air rifle
  • Various ammunition and prohibited magazines

Justin Herbert Crane, 24, of Winnipeg has been charged with more than a dozen firearms-related offences. He remains in custody.

A 25-year-old Winnipeg woman is also facing firearms charges and was released.