Man arrested after being caught with sawed-off rifle and ammunition
A Winnipeg man has been arrested after carrying a gun and ammunition.
Police were called to an apartment building in the 600 block of Ellice Avenue Tuesday around 4:45 a.m. for the report for a break and enter.
When officers arrived, they didn’t find any signs of a break and enter but found a man hiding behind a doorway wearing a balaclava and a face mask.
According to police he was also carrying a heavily reduced sawed-off .22 calibre rifle, a pouch with .22 calibre ammunition cartridges, another pouch with .17 HMR ammunition cartridges and a large hunting knife.
Jesse James Daher, 25, has been arrested and charged with:
- Possession of a Weapon (x2)
- Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition (x2)
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition (x2)
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized (x2)
- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x2)
- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x4)
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