RCMP arrest man sleeping in his truck with shot gun next to him in central Alberta

Innisfail RCMP responded to a report of a man sleeping in his truck Wednesday.

Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle stuck in the ditch on Township Road 352 and Range Road 281 in Red Deer County.

RCMP approached the vehicle and observed a man sleeping in the driver seat and a shot gun next to him. RCMP noted the plate on the vehicle was reported stolen. Police attempted to arrest the driver who resisted arrest. The investigation revealed that the vehicle was also stolen.

Bryan Lawrence Moffitt, 22, of Red Deer County was arrested and has been charged with 37 criminal code charges including resisting arrest, possession of stolen property over and under $5,000, possession of controlled substance, unauthorized possession of firearm, failing to comply with probation among other charges.

Moffitt has a bail hearing scheduled in Red Deer Provincial Court Thursday at 9:20 a.m.

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