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Winnipeg foursome in custody after Furby zip gun raid

Winnipeg police arrested four people when they raided a Furby Street home Wednesday and seized a number of homemade ‘zip guns’.

The investigation turned up a number of improvised firing devices in various stages of completion, as well as parts to manufacture the weapons and illegal ID documents.

One of the suspects was also found with a morphine-filled syringe.

READ MORE: Zip guns being mass manufactured and sold to local gangs, say Winnipeg police

William Beaulieu, 38, faces charges of weapons trafficking, six counts of possession of an identity document, possessing property obtained by crime under $5,000, and two counts of failing to comply with conditions.

Clifford Jordan Beaulieu, 32, faces similar charges, in addition to failing to comply with a probation order and three counts of possessing a firearm contrary to a prohibition order.

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Jeannine Danielle McKinney, 27, has been charged with possessing morphine, weapons trafficking, six counts of possession of an identity document, and possessing property obtained by crime under $5,000.

Tina Lousie Malcolm, 43, has been charged with failing to comply with conditions, and was processed on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear.

All four were detained in custody.

WATCH: Winnipeg police warn about the dangers of ‘improvised firing devices’

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Winnipeg police warn about the dangers of ‘improvised firing devices’ – May 9, 2019

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