Police find sawed-off shotguns in Thompson and Split Lake

Thompson RCMP recovered a pair of sawed-off shotguns in Thompson and Split Lake May 12.

A Burntwood Trailer Court resident notified police after finding a sawed-off shotgun in their backyard.

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In Split Lake, Thompson RCMP found a sawed-off shotgun and shotgun ammunition in a residence. An 18-year-old Split Lake man was arrested and faces multiple firearms-related and court order breach charges. Police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information about either of these two sawed-off shotguns can call Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6909 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477. Tips can also be submitted anonymously online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

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