Manitoba

Winnipeg police charge two people in weapons raid

Police arrested a 47-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman after executing a search warrant at a home in the 400 block of Pacific Avenue.
Police arrested a 47-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman after executing a search warrant at a home in the 400 block of Pacific Avenue. (CBC)

Two people are facing numerous charges after a drug and weapons raid in Winnipeg on Friday afternoon.

Police said they executed a search warrant at a home in the 400 block of Pacific Avenue. Police found a rifle inside the home but no drugs.

No one was at the home at the time but police arrested Jeffrey Sparham, 47, and a 33-year-old Winnipeg woman later on Friday for their alleged involvement.

Both suspects face several weapons related charges, including possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose.

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