A 21-year-old man from Sandy Bay First Nation is facing several charges after being arrested for the possession of a sawed-off shot gun and meth.
On June 3rd, at around 7 p.m., Manitoba First Nations Police Service Officers received reports of a man who left a local residence with a loaded sawed-off shotgun.
Officers say they conducted patrols and located the suspect behind a residence and convinced him to drop the weapon. The suspect complied and was arrested and taken into custody without incident.
When searching the suspect, police located and seized the sawed-off shotgun, six 12-gauge shotgun rounds, and a container with nearly 12 grams of methamphetamine.
Police say that the man is facing several charges including Careless Use of a Firearm, Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking.