Three individuals have been arrested and charged after Rocky Mountain House RCMP seized weapons, ammunition and other stolen property during a recent traffic stop.
Rocky Mountain House, Alberta ~ The pilot Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) in Rocky Mountain House has seized a loaded sawed-off shotgun as well as ammunition, other weapons and stolen property during a traffic stop on March 23rd.
Shortly after 12:00pm, the CRU team conducted a traffic stop when they observed a vehicle with a stolen license plate. Three occupants in the vehicle were arrested and a search of the vehicle revealed several weapons, drugs believed to be crystal methamphetamine, a large amount of stolen securities and stolen documents, bank records and Mastercard numbers.
20 year old Brianna Crookedlegs is facing 21 criminal charges, 27 year old Connor Heap is facing 19 criminal charges and three charges under the Traffic Safety Act and 33 year old Jennifer Kimberley McDougall is facing 14 criminal charges.
The charges all are facing include possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, possession of property obtained by crime, identity theft, possess instruments used to copy credit card data, et al. Crookedlegs and Heap face several counts of fail to comply with a release order condition.
Following judicial interim release hearings, Connor Heap and Jennifer McDougall were released for court in Rocky Mountain House on June 17th. Brianna Crookedlegs was remanded into custody and later released with a court date of June 17th.
“In this period of uncertainty, public safety remains an RCMP priority” says Staff Sergeant Carl Dinsdale, Detachment Commander of Rocky Mountain House RCMP. “While maintaining safe practices, our CRU will continue to focus on crime reduction and removing dangerous weapons from our streets.”
If you have information about a crime, please contact the Rocky Mountain House RCMP at 403-845-2882 or your local police service. If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.