Firearm & Machete – Arrest: C22-272767

Released: November 24, 2022 at 11:11 a.m.

On November 23, 2022, at approximately 2:00 a.m., members of the West District were patrolling near Logan/McPhillips when they observed a male matching the description of a suspect from a recent radio broadcast.

The recent call for service was regarding a suspicious male in the nearby area trying the door handles of parked vehicles.

Officers identified the male and learned he had outstanding warrants. During a cursory search, a machete fell out of his clothing, and a sawed-off air gun and ammunition (incompatible with the gun) were seized.    

26-year-old Maxim Dale GARNEAU of Winnipeg was charged with the following offences:

- Poss of a Weapon x 2

- Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition

- Poss of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order x 2

- Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order x 5

- Warrant for Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order x 2

- Warrant for Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized; Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regs

He was detained in custody.

Regarding the initial suspicious incident, no theft or damage was reported. 

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