As a result of a complaint that was reported on Nov. 2, 2020 the Wetaskiwin RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence in Millet on Nov. 3. Due to the concern of firearms being involved, the RCMP Emergency Response Team, Police Dog Services and Central Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit (CAD CRU) were engaged to provide operational support during the warrant execution.
The Wetaskiwin RCMP was advised of the complaint, initially reported to Leduc RCMP. Details were gleaned that lead RCMP to believe that the suspect male may have been in possession of a firearm. The accused was known to be the subject of numerous outstanding warrants from other jurisdictions.
On Nov. 3, a search warrant was granted and executed shortly after 7:15 p.m. at the residence in Millet. Supporting police units provided tools such as the RCMP helicopter and the Tactical Armoured Vehicle (TAV). The public was not at any risk during this very controlled and contained police operation. The Accused was not located in the residence. An imitation handgun was seized from within the residence.
The Wetaskiwin RCMP continue to investigate the allegations. It is anticipated that charges will be laid.