Rocky Mountain House RCMP - Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested With A Loaded Handgun

A 34 year old male from Buck Lake is facing charges after a suspicious vehicle was pulled over and searched by Rocky Mountain House RCMP on Friday, December 1st.

Rocky Mountain House, Alberta - On Friday, December 1st, Rocky Mountain House RCMP members were patrolling a crime “hot spot” area.

An officer located a suspicious vehicle and engaged in an investigation under the Traffic Safety Act. The driver was found to be a suspended driver and was arrested. A search of the driver and the vehicle resulted in police locating a loaded Sig Sauer handgun, cocaine, methamphetamine and a large amount of Canadian currency.

A 34-year-old male from Buck Lake, Alberta is in custody and currently facing the following charges:

Possession of Cocaine for the purpose of Trafficking – S.5(2) CDSA
Possession of Methamphetamine – S.4(1) CDSA
Possession of proceeds of crime under $5000.00 – S.355(B) CC
Carrying a Concealed Weapon – S.90(1) CC
Carless Storage of a firearm – S.86(2) CC
Possession of a restricted firearm where unauthorized – S.93(c) CC
Drive While unauthorized – S.94(2) TSA

The Rocky Mountain House RCMP continue to engage in crime reduction initiatives. If you have information, please call the Rocky Mountain House RCMP at 403-845-2882 or call your local police service. If you want to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS.

 

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