Cardston RCMP charge male with drug and firearm offences

September 20, 2019
Cardston, Alberta

News release

On September 18, 2019 Cardston RCMP with assistance of United States Customs and Border Protection Officers responded to a complaint of a suspect trying to enter into the United States of America while in possession of a loaded prohibited pistol and a loaded shotgun.

The investigation revealed that the male suspect was also in possession of pills suspected to be opioids.

A 38-year-old male of Foothills County, has been charged with Controlled Drugs & Substances Act offences and numerous firearms offences, including allegations of breaching a lifetime firearms prohibition order from a previous criminal conviction.

He is scheduled for a bail hearing on September 23, 2019 at Cardston provincial court.

As this matter is now before the courts, no further information will be provided.

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Contact information

Cpl. Chris Warren
Media Relations Group
780-831-2347

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