RCMP recently found and seized a firearm at a residence on Willow Bay in Portage la Prairie.

The weapon was found last Thursday, September 14th when they located a male in possession of it.

The 17-year-old male from Sandy Bay First Nation was arrested without incident and has been charged with:

  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of a Restricted Firearm/Prohibited Weapon
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Unsafe Storage of Firearm

He was released from custody on a release order.


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