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Man Found With Machete & Shotgun in Custody


Friday, November 25, 2022 - A Winnipeg man is in custody after Police received a report of a suspicious man trying the door handles of parked vehicles.


Police said on November 23 around 2:00 a.m., officers near Logan/McPhillips observed a male matching the description of a suspect from a recent radio broadcast.


The call was regarding a suspicious male in the nearby area trying the door handles of parked vehicles.


Officers identified him and learned he had outstanding warrants. During a cursory search, a machete fell out of his clothing, and a sawed-off air gun and ammunition (incompatible with the gun) were seized.


26-year-old Maxim Dale GARNEAU of Winnipeg was charged with the following offences:


- Poss of a Weapon x 2

- Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition

- Poss of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order x 2

- Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order x 5

- Warrant for Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order x 2

- Warrant for Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized; Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regs


He was detained in custody.


Regarding the initial suspicious incident, no theft or damage was reported.

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