Over 30 firearms seized near Melita

Virden and Melita RCMP, RCMP National Weapons Enforcement Support Team (NWEST), and Winnipeg Police Service conducted a joint investigation into unlawful possession of firearms.

On April 18, at approximately 11:25 a.m., with the assistance of the RCMP Emergency Response Team, a search warrant was executed at a property just outside Melita.

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Officers searched the residence and seized over 30 prohibited, restricted and non-restricted firearms, ammunition and a small quantity of cocaine.

Regan Breemersch, 26, from the RM of Brenda-Waskada, has been charged with:

·         Possession of a loaded Restricted/Prohibited Firearm x 3

·         Weapons Possession Contrary to Order x3

·         Possession of a Firearm when knowing Possession is Unauthorized x5

·         Possession of a Firearm with a Tampered Serial Number x 3

·         Unsafe Storage of Firearms x2

·         Possession of Property Obtained by Crime

·         Possession of Cocaine

RCMP continue to investigate.

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