A man is facing multiple charges after an armed stand-off on Sandy Bay First Nation.
On January 9th, Manitoba First Nations Police officers were called to a home on Sandy Bay First Nation.
Police were told a male suspect had locked all the doors to the house and refused to let the female occupant leave.
When officers arrived, a woman had left the home and told police that the man had assaulted her, and that she believed he had a gun.
MFNPS officers surrounded the home after the man was seen holding a gun, and refused to exit the home. Police were able to access the home and arrested the man.
A search of the home located a sawed-off .22 caliber rifle, ammunition, and a handgun-style BB gun.
The 25-year-old man from Sandy Bay First Nation has been charged and is facing the following offences:
- Forcible confinement
- Unauthorized possession of a firearm
- Unsafe storage of a firearm
- Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public
- Possession of a firearm when prohibited
- Possession of a restricted firearm with ammunition without a licence
- Possession of a weapon obtained by crime
- Weapons possession contrary to order x3
- Use of a firearm in offence
- Pointing a firearm
- Uttering threats against a person