Local man charged with possession of explosives

A 30 year old man is facing charges with an alleged possession of explosives along with a weapons charge associated with an assault of female.

On Sunday night shortly after 7:30, police responded to an incident of a man with a knife threatening harm to a woman at a home in the 1000 block of Angus Street.

Police arrived and took the man into custody, they also found the knife and what initially appeared to be an improvised firearm.

Further investigation led to consultation with a member of the Explosives Disposal Unit with the object identified as a potential explosive device.

Murray Stonechild of Regina is facing numerous charges including Unlawful Possession of Explosives.

Stonechild made his first court appearance on Monday.

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