Swan River man facing additional charges

Manitoba RCMP recovered firearms and drugs during the arrest of a Swan River man, who was the subject of multiple warrants in that province and here in Saskatchewan.
RCMP say they located approximately 27 grams of methemphetamine, a weapon and drug-related paraphernalia in possession of the accused: 31-year-old Matthew Barker.
A subsequent search of a hotel room netted officers several loaded handguns.
Barker is facing the following charges in connection to the searches:


·        Unsafe Storage of a Firearm x2

·        Possession of a Restricted Firearm without License / Registration x2

·        Possession of a Firearm when knowing Possession Unauthorized x2

·        Carrying Concealed Weapon

·        Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)

·        Fail to Comply with Release Order Condition X5

Barker, who is also facing charges from a stolen vehicle incident in Saskatchewan in late-April, was remanded into custody for a court appearance today (Mon) in Winnipeg.
(Photo: Manitoba RCMP)

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