Illegal firearm investigation leads to charges for two Interlake men: RCMP

A pair of Interlake men are facing charges following an investigation into illegal firearm possession, according to Manitoba RCMP.

Mounties say the arrests came after a pair of search warrants were executed in Stonewall and Gunton on Friday.

During the raids, officers allegedly seized two firearms, a crossbow, various types of ammunition, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia.

A firearm Manitoba Mounties say they seized during a pair of raids on Friday.
A firearm Manitoba Mounties say they seized during a pair of raids on Friday. Handout / Manitoba RCMP

Two men, aged 61 and 36, are facing a handful of charges, including possession of a firearm without a licence, storage of a firearm contrary to regulations, and possession of a stolen firearm.

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Both are scheduled to appear in court on June 21, 2021.

The investigation continues.

Gunton is approximately 47 km north of Winnipeg.

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