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Illegal weapons seized following traffic stop, 1 suspect makes a run for it: Regina police

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Regina police say they seized an array of weapons following a traffic stop on Saturday.

Police say they stopped a vehicle, with three people inside, on the 1400 block of Elphinstone Street.

Prior to officers approaching the vehicle, a person in the vehicle made a run for it, officials say.

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During the traffic stop, police say they saw a canister of pepper spray or bear mace inside the vehicle.

Two people in the vehicle were arrested for possession of a prohibited weapon.

Police say a further investigation resulted in the seizure of loaded sawed-off shotgun, an electric cattle prod or a stun gun, several large knives and shotgun ammunition.

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Joshua Adams, 34, and Coltin McAllister, 21, have been jointly charged with numerous firearm-related offences.

Both are scheduled to appear in court on Monday.

Firearms seized by Saskatoon police in 2019
Firearms seized by Saskatoon police in 2019