Seizure of an AR15 .223 calibre semi-automatic rifle and a black “Jolt Handy Prod” device in Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On July 27, 2017, at approximately 12:45 pm, Organized Crime Unit members executed a Criminal Code search warrant at a suite of a residence in the 500 block of Redwood Avenue.

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The investigation has led to the seizure of an AR15 .223 calibre semi-automatic rifle and a black “Jolt Handy Prod” device capable of administering an electronic shock.

Willy James Anderson, a 20-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Weapon (x2)
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
  • Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order
  • Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x3)
  • Warrant (Fail to Attend Court – Recognizance by Judge/Justice)
  • Warrant (Fail to Appear – Promise to Appear)

Lee James Boulette, a 35-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Weapon (x2)
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
The investigation has led to the seizure of an AR15 .223 calibre semi-automatic rifle and a black "Jolt Handy Prod" device capable of administering an electronic shock. (WPS)
The investigation has led to the seizure of an AR15 .223 calibre semi-automatic rifle and a black “Jolt Handy Prod” device capable of administering an electronic shock. (WPS)

Preston Lee Wood, a 35-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Weapon (x2)
  • Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order (x4)

They were detained in custody.

Firearm/Search Warrant – Arrests: R17-45417

Winnipeg Police Service


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