Saskatoon Guns & Gangs Unit arrests five suspects

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Five people were arrested earlier this week in relation to a firearms investigation by the SPS Guns & Gangs Unit.

At approximately 11:45 p.m., August 18, 2020, following an investigation by the SPS Guns & Gang Unit into a person in possession of firearms, a search warrant was executed at a residence in the 100 block of Avenue N South with assistance from the Tactical Support and Canine Unit. Five persons were arrested from inside the residence, and police seized a sawed off rifle, a pellet/BB rifle, a bulletproof vest, and numerous rounds of ammunition for five different types of firearms.

A 26-year old woman and a 31-year-old man are charged with;

Careless Storage of Firearm

Possession of Dangerous Weapon

Possession of Firearm Knowing Its Possession is Unauthorized

Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition

Possession of Weapon Obtained by Commission of Offence

Saskatoon Guns and Gangs Unit
Saskatoon Guns and Gangs Unit

The 31-year-old man faces additional charges of; Possession of Firearm Contrary to Order, Possession of Ammunition Contrary to Order (x5), and Breach of Court Conditions (x4).

A 56-year-old man was charged for Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm.

Two other females, ages 16 and 23, were arrested from the residence and found to be breaching court-imposed conditions.

This file remains under investigation.

(Court Info #’s: 991136939, 991136945, 991136946, 991136943)

(Occurrence Number: 20-83758)

Saskatoon Police Service

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