Police Stop Small Brew-Ha-Ha from Escalating on Graham Ave, One Man Facing Multiple Charges

Manitoba PostNews

WINNIPEG – Police came upon a small brew-ha-ha about to escalate Friday night near Graham Avenue and Hargrave Street.

One man yelled that another man in the group pointed a gun at him earlier. Police located the male suspect holding a small crowbar and with what appeared to be a gun sticking out of his pant pocket.

  • Police arrested the man and seized the following items:
  • Numerous stolen identification cards in various names.
  • The small crowbar.
  • A black imitation plastic handgun.

However, after being fingerprinted, police realized the suspect have provided a false name. He real name, John Abraham Choken, a 40-year-old man from Winnipeg. He has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Forged Document with Intent
  • Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order (x2)
  • Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition
  • Possession of a Weapon (x2)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000 (x7)
  • Identity Theft

Choken was also processed had an outstanding warrant for his involvement in an attempted stabbing in Winnipeg on April 18, of this year on Edmonton Street.