Innisfail RCMP conduct traffic stops that lead to seized firearms and multiple charges

January 3, 2018
Innisfail, Alberta

News release

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Suomi M31 semi-automatic sub-machine gun
sawed off shotgun, ammunition, face masks, break in tools and a controlled substance

On December 28, 2017, Innisfail RCMP conducted a traffic stop on Highway 54 outside of Innisfail, Alta. As a result of the investigation, the vehicle was searched and police located a loaded sawed off shotgun, ammunition, face masks, break in tools and a controlled substance.

As a result of this traffic stop, a 29-year-old male from Red Deer, is now charged with multiple offenses, including but not limited to:

  • unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • possession of a firearm with a tampered serial number
  • possession of a controlled substance.

On January 1, 2018, Innisfail RCMP conducted a traffic stop on Range Road 25, Red Deer County. During the traffic stop, police observed a prohibited gun magazine in plain view inside the vehicle. After a search of the vehicle, police seized a Suomi M31 semi-automatic sub-machine gun, two 36 round Suomi M31 magazines loaded with ammunition, two pistol magazines, nun chucks and other assorted ammunition. As a result of this traffic stop, three people have been charged with multiple firearms offenses; two males, age 25 and 34, from Rimbey, alta and a 26-year-old female from Innisfail, Alta.

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Contact information

Innisfail RCMP
403-227-3342

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