Olds RCMP Seized Firearms, Drugs & Stolen Property During Execution Of Warrant

Four individuals - ranging between the ages of 39 and 52 - have been charged after Olds RCMP executed a search warrant at a local residence on Thursday, February 13th.

Olds, Alberta ~ On Thursday, February 13th members of Olds RCMP executed a search warrant at a local residence in search of stolen property.

This search warrant resulted in the seizure of firearms, including a loaded .22 calibre rifle, a large amount of copper wire, a wire stripping machine, brass knuckles and ammunition.

As well, officers seized over 20 grams of what is believed to be methamphetamine, along with other substances believed to be psilocybin mushrooms, heroin and oxycodone.

As a result of the investigation four people have been arrested and charged with various offences.

45 year old Charles Benson Schmidt of Olds has been charged with:

  • Possession of stolen property obtained by crime less than or equal to $5000.
  • Possession of stolen property obtained by crime over $5000.
  • Possession of a controlled substance. (x4)
  • Careless use of firearm. (x2)
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm / prohibited weapon or restricted weapon. (x3)
  • Possession of a firearm / prohibited weapon when knowing possession is unauthorized. (x3)
  • Fail to comply with release order condition. (x3)

Following a judicial hearing Schmidt was released on $2,000 no cash deposit to appear in Didsbury Provincial Court February 24, 2020.

43 year old Cory Ryan Davies of Olds was charged with the following:

  • Possession of stolen property obtained by crime less than or equal to $5000.
  • Possession of stolen property obtained by crime over $5000.
  • Fail to comply with a release order.

Following a judicial hearing Davies was released on $1,500 no cash deposit to appear in Didsbury Provincial Court February 24, 2020.

39 year old Sheri-Lynn Kathleen Koch of Olds was charged with the following:

  • Possession of stolen property obtained by crime less than or equal to $5000.
  • Possession of stolen property obtained by crime over $5000.

Sheri-Lynn Kathleen Koch was released on an undertaking to appear in Didsbury Provincial Court March 23, 2020.

52 year old Wilson Gray Woodland of Calgary was charged with the following:

  • Possession of stolen property obtained by crime less than or equal to $5000.
  • Possession of stolen property obtained by crime over $5000.

Wilson Gray Woodland was released on an undertaking to appear in Didsbury Provincial Court March 23, 2020.

The RCMP are continuing their investigation into this incident and are asking the public to come forward with any information related to these incidents. If you have information, please contact the Olds RCMP at 403-556-3323 or your local police service. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), on line at www.p3tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play store.

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