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Suspects located inside a stolen SUV

Two individuals are facing weapons and property offences after they were found inside a stolen SUV on Monday night, October 16, 2023.

Police say that officers responded to Kane Avenue after receiving reports of two people inside a suspicious vehicle.

When officers arrived they found a stolen 2021 Hyuandai Tucson that had been taken from a dealership on October 12.

An adult female and an adult male were taken from the vehicle and arrested. Police seized the vehicle’s key fob, ammunition, a .22 calibre sawed-off rifle and a sword.

Angelica Corrine Nikole McKay, 23, of Winnipeg, has been charged for her alleged involvement with:

  • Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in Motor Vehicle
  • Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order
  • Possession of a Weapon
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000

Porage Dumidu Dhananjaya Perera, 27, of Winnipeg, has been charged for his alleged involvement with:

  • Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in Motor Vehicle
  • Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
  • Possession of a Weapon
  • Operation of a Conveyance While Prohibited by Order Under Criminal Code
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000

Both were detained in custody.

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