Man Wearing Bullet Proof Vest Found with Explosive Device and Shotgun

A scary situation unfolded in the early hours of Grey Cup Sunday in Regina for city police.

A traffic stop took place on King street early sunday morning, which was assisted by the canine unit. During the stop – police made a number of alarming discoveries.

Inside the vehicle they found the front passenger wearing a camouflaged bullet proof vest, along with an improvised explosive device inside the passenger door.

The people inside the vehicle were arrested and police were also able to locate a loaded .22 caliber rifle.

The explosive unit was called in to assist with disarming the explosive device.

Now Matthew James Gallinger of Regina faces a number of charges – including unlawful possession of explosives and firearms.

Gallinger is scheduled to make a first appearance in November 21st.

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