Winnipeg police officers seized numerous guns, nearly 70 grams of meth and thousands in cash during a search of a taxi and North End home on Tuesday.

Police said they executed search warrants at a home in the 400 block of Boyd Avenue around 7:20 p.m.

A number of people were taken into custody and officers seized the following items:

  • A sawed-off pump action 12-gauge shotgun;
  • A sawed-off .22 calibre rifle;
  • A Beretta-style replica BB gun;
  • Ammunition;
  • Bear Spray;
  • Around 22.5 grams of meth;
  • Around 4 grams of crack cocaine;
  • $6,000 in Canadian money.

Police then stopped a cab, which had left the home, by Salter Street and Flora Avenue. Two people were taken into custody.

After searching the cab, police seized:

  • A stripped-down .22 calibre firearm;
  • .22 calibre ammunition;
  • Around 45.5 grams of meth;
  • Two phones;
  • Packaging materials.

James Glen Houle, 30; Sheldon Derrach Catcheway, 27; and Vincent Charles Trout, 39, have all been charged with numerous offences. They are in custody.