Two men facing weapons charges after traffic stop on Saturday

Regina Police say two men are facing a number of weapons offences after a traffic stop on the 1400 block of Elphinstone Street on Saturday.

Police say prior to an officer arriving at the vehicle’s side a third occupant in the vehicle fled on foot.

During the course of the traffic stop a canister of pepper spray or bear mace was seen inside the vehicle.

The occupants were arrested for possession of a prohibited weapon.

Further investigation revealed the vehicle also contained a loaded sawed-off shotgun, electric cattle prod or stun gun, several large knives and shotgun ammunition.

Thirty-four-year-old Joshua Adams and 21-year-old Collin McAllister are facing a combined total of 20 charges.

Both of the accused will be in court this morning.

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