Firearms Seized During Winnipeg Arrest

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On September 12, 2017, at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Street Crime Unit, along with the assistance of the Community Support Unit, Tactical Support Team and K9 Unit, executed a firearms search warrant on a residence in the 100 block of Cobourg Avenue.

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A number of individuals were taken into custody and an investigation has led to the seizure of the following:

  • A loaded .40 calibre handgun.
  • A sawed-off heavily modified firearm of an unknown calibre.
  • .22 calibre, .40 calibre and 9mm ammunition.
  • Several pieces of Manitoba Warrior gang clothing and paraphernalia.

Investigators believe that these arrests and the seized items are related to gang activity in the city.

Harvey James Cook, a 28-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

  • Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition (x3)
  • Possession of a Weapon (x3)
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (x2)
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Possession of Firearm or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x3)
  • Highway Traffic Act – Drive while disqualified

He was detained in custody.

A 36-year-old female of Winnipeg has been charged with:

  • Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition (x3)
  • Possession of a Weapon (x3)
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (x2)
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Weapon (x2)
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized (x2)
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm

A 36-year-old male of Winnipeg has been charged with:

  • Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition (x3)
  • Possession of a Weapon (x3)
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Weapon (x2)
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized (x2)
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm

Both have been released on a Promise to Appear.

Firearms – Arrests: C17-204369

Winnipeg Police Service


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