Wood Buffalo RCMP have arrested and charged a young from Fort McMurray following a month-long investigation.
On April 27, 2023, the 21-year-old male suspect was taken into police custody and charged with as many as 10 offences.
- Careless use of a firearm
- Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose
- Carrying a concealed weapon
- Possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle
- Unauthorized possession of a firearm
- Possession of a restricted firearm
- Possession for the purpose of trafficking
- Possession of property obtained by crime less than $5,000
- Operate motor vehicle without holding subsisting operator’s licence
- Five counts of failure to comply with release order condition
Investigators seized several items during the arrest, including a loaded handgun, 90 grams of suspected cocaine, 20 white pressed pills believed to be oxycodone, and $2500.
The 21-year-old remains in custody, and is due in court on May 23, 2023.