20 Year-Old Man Caught with Multiple Weapons

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – Police chase down a 20-year-old, known to them, for ask a few questions and they discover he was carrying a shot-gun.

Police said on August 29 officers spotted a man near Manitoba Avenue and Parr Street and when they tried to stop him he took off running.

After a short chase he was taken into custody and a search resulted in the seizure of the following items:

– A knife

– Two 12-gauge shotgun shells

– Components for an improvised firearm (bang stick) including 6 assorted metal pipes and a large screw

– Numerous break-in instruments including 4 screwdrivers and 3 sets of pliers

Brendan Elice Okemow, a 20-year-old man from Winnipeg, has been charged with:

– Possession of a Weapon

– Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition (x2)

– Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

– Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x4)

– Possession of Break-In Instrument(s)