Pembina Valley RCMP recover firearms during search

November 4, 2020
Pembina Valley, Manitoba

News release


photo of seized firearm

On October 27, 2020, as a result of an ongoing investigation, Pembina Valley RCMP, along with assistance from the National Weapons Enforcement Support Team (NWEST), the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Police Dog Services (PDS), executed a search warrant at a residence located in the RM of Stanley. The search of the residence resulted in the seizure of a stolen firearm equipped with a homemade silencer, ammunition, several crossbows and other types of small weapons.

Prior to the search, RCMP located and arrested 22-year-old Sergio Cruz, from Altona, who was remanded into custody on charges of Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Crime, Unsafe Storage of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm with Tampered Serial Number, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm and several counts of Possession of a Weapon Contrary to Court Order.

Pembina Valley RCMP continue to investigate.


Contact information

Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 2020-1580727

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