Red Deer businessman reserves plea in firearms charges

A Red Deer businessman charged with several firearms offences reserved his plea for three weeks when he appeared in court on Wednesday.

A Red Deer businessman charged with several firearms offences reserved his plea for three weeks when he appeared in court on Wednesday.

Lawyer Richard Fritze, who is defending David Glenn Elliott, 46, finally received the Crown’s case through disclosure on 16 charges.

Elliott returns to court on Aug. 26, to enter a plea on the charges, which were laid on July 2 when RCMP raided a downtown business and discovered more than 100 guns and between 500,000 to one million rounds of ammunition.

Elliott, who owns Hempnstuff Exotic Boutique, is charged with one count of uttering a threat, two counts of possession of marijuana and 13 counts of unsafe firearm storage.

The weapons consisted of pistols, rifles, shotguns and antique guns.

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