September 4, 2018 12:50 pm

Winnipeg police seize meth, sub-machine gun with extra ammo

Winnipeg police arrested a man carrying two guns, a hunting knife and a large quantity of meth.

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A 30-year-old Neepawa man is facing a long list of charges after Winnipeg police seized a sub-machine gun, a revolver and $2,250 worth of meth on the weekend.

Around 8:40 p.m. Sunday, police were tipped off about an armed man driving around Wolseley.

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Officers spotted the empty car parked in the 300 block of Honeyman Avenue and identified the driver at a restaurant nearby.

The man was found to have a significant quantity of meth, a large hunting knife and two guns — including a sub-machine gun with a loaded magazine and extra ammunition.

Brent Travis Lehocky faces 12 firearm-related charges and another for possession of methamphetamine.

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