Man charged in with possessing firearms and ammo while prohibited

Charges against a Red Deer suspect arrested on Monday afternoon include possession of a firearm and ammunition while prohibited.

Charges against a Red Deer suspect arrested on Monday afternoon include possession of a firearm and ammunition while prohibited.

Tim Grant, 52, was arrested by Red Deer City RCMP investigating complaints of a domestic dispute in a residence near 42nd Street and 54th Avenue at about 1:20 p.m. on Monday.

Grant made his first court appearance in Red Deer provincial court on Wednesday morning. He is charged with possessing a .357 Magnum Smith & Wesson revolver for a purpose dangerous to the public and a number of other offences related to the weapon itself, as well as two counts of stolen property.

Grant reserved his plea and remains in custody pending his next appearance on Wednesday by closed-circuit from Red Deer Remand Centre.