Winnipeg Police have arrested and charged four adult males with weapons charges after making a traffic stop on an SUV due to an obstructed licence plate.
According to police they made the stop around 12:40 am on Wednesday May 15, 2019 near Watt Street and Talbot Avenue.
As officers approached the vehicle they saw a hatchet inside the vehicle. The four men inside were place under arrest and the vehicle was searched.
During the search police uncovered a number of other items including:
- A knife and sheath
- Brass knuckles
- Two large machetes
- An operational stun gun
- A loaded sawed-off 12 gauge shotgun
- Numerous rounds of ammunition (various types including .22 calibre and 12 gauge rounds)
All four suspects were detained in custody.
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