A man from Lac du Bonnet has been arrested after allegedly being in possession of a firearm at a hotel in that community.
On Monday at approximately 11:15 am, Lac du Bonnet RCMP executed a search warrant and arrested a 35-year-old male. Officers located a semi-automatic handgun during their search.
Cody Tronrud of Lac du Bonnet has been charged with possession of weapons contrary to a court order, possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of a weapon obtained by crime, unsafe storage of a firearm and two counts of failing to comply with a release order.
Police say the suspect had an outstanding arrest warrant for aggravated assault, uttering threats and failing to attend court. He was remanded into custody.
Investigation determined that the firearm seized was reported stolen from a residence of an RCMP officer living in Winnipeg in 2019. The firearm was an RCMP-issued firearm that had been stolen from a safe in the officer's residence.