Zip guns, ammo, drugs among items seized by Regina police in arrest
23-year-old arrested by police after being seen walking down street with large knife strapped to chest
A 23-year-old arrested in Regina for carrying a knife strapped to his chest was found to be carrying improvised firearms otherwise known as zip guns.
On Saturday, police saw the 23-year-old walking down the 2900 block of 5th Avenue with a large knife in a sheath strapped to his chest from a strap on his back pack.
The man was detained for weapons offences while police investigated. The man was found to have a probation order preventing him from possessing any weapons, including knives.
When police searched his backpack, they found ammunition, zip guns, firearm parts, tools and drugs.
The 23-year-old faces numerous charges and is set to appear in provincial court on Monday morning.