Winnipeg police made three separate weapons arrests in unrelated incidents on Monday.
Police said they pulled over a 37-year-old cyclist near Burrows Avenue and Charles Street around 1:45 p.m. for a traffic infraction.
The man was found to be riding a bike reported stolen last month, and had two large knives in his possession, which were seized by police.
He faces weapons possession and property obtained by crime charges.
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Just over two hours later, another man on a bike was arrested by police, this time after trying to flee on foot near Notre Dame Avenue and Hargrave Street.
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Police said found a sawed-off rifle in the 28-year-old man’s possession. He now faces four firearms-related charges, as well as one count of resisting a peace officer.
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Finally, on Monday night, just before midnight, a woman was stopped by a cadet near Notre Dame Avenue and Balmoral Street, when she was found to be in possession of a sawed-off 20-gauge shotgun, which was seized by police.
She now faces charges of unauthorized possession of a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon.
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