Grenade – Arrest: C22-270975

Released:

November 22, 2022 11:15 am

Update: 

The Bomb Unit continued to investigate and after thorough testing has just provided an update. The device, although it appears to be live, has been determined to be non-viable.

 

Previously released:

On November 21, 2022, at approximately 1:00 a.m., members from the West District were patrolling the Weston neighbourhood when they observed a male walking down a back lane. He displayed characteristics of an armed individual with an object protruding from his waistband

Police took him into custody, and a blade within a sheath and a grenade were concealed in his clothing.

The area was cordoned off for safety precautions. The grenade was determined to be “live” and was safely extracted and disposed of by the Bomb Unit.

Steven John STEVENSON (35) of Winnipeg was charged with the following offences:

- Possession of a Weapon x 2

- Carrying a Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition x 2

- Fail to Comply with Release Order x 3

- Warrant for Fail to Comply with Probation Order

- Warrant for Fail to Attend Court

He was detained in custody.

grenade
Was this information helpful?

How can we make this web page better?

Information collected will be used to improve our website. Do not use this form to submit a request for service or information because it will not be forwarded to departments for response. To submit a request for service or information, contact 311.

This form is not intended to collect personal information; however, any personal information you choose to include in your comments is collected by the City of Winnipeg under the authority of section 36(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of improving our website and will not be used or disclosed for any other purposes, except as authorized by law. Contact the Corporate Access and Privacy Officer by mail (City Clerk’s Department, Susan A. Thompson Building, 510 Main Street, Winnipeg MB, R3B 1B9) or by telephone (311) if you have any questions about the collection of this information.