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  • Winnipeg Tribune

Man Wanted by Police Arrested

Saturday, November 12, 2022 - In the lunch hour of November 10, Police spotted a man wanted near Main Street and Burrows Avenue.

Members of the Winnipeg Police Service approached and attempted to arrest the suspect; however, he fled from officers. Officers reacquired the suspect in the rear lane of the 200 block of Pritchard Avenue, where officers observed him disposing of a firearm in a garbage bin. After a short pursuit, officers safely arrested the suspect without further incident.

Officers recovered and seized a sawed-off shotgun and one compatible round of ammunition.

Orrin Lawrence SPENCE, 32, of Winnipeg, is charged with the following offences:

- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized

- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition

- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order x 3

- Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order

- Warrant: Public Interest

- Warrant: Fail to Attend Court – Release Order x 2

He was detained in custody.


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