Early yesterday morning the Manitoba First Nations Police Service executed a search warrant at a home on the Sandy Bay First Nation.

During the search, Police located and seized 23 firearms some of which are suspected to be stolen and 3 of the guns were loaded.

Two adult males have been arrested and face several charges including unauthorized possession of a firearm, careless storage of a firearm, and possession of a weapon obtained by crime.

Both suspects will appear in court at a later date.

This search was conducted as part of the “MFNPS Guns and Gangs Initiative” and funding is provided by the provincial government.