Wetaskiwin and Maskwacis RCMP seize drugs and weapons, arrest 13 people

Wetaskiwin and Maskwacis RCMP seize drugs and weapons, arrest 13 people

RCMP have arrested 13 people, while seizing illegal drugs and weapons.

Thursday, police executed a search warrant at a Wetaskiwin residence.

During a search of the home, a sawed-off shotgun, a sawed-off rifle, a Taser, heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and cannabis were seized, along with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Other items located inside the residence indicated drug trafficking had been taking place, say police.

Thirteen occupants of the residence were arrested without incident.

Police said Ronald George Thom, 27, David Gordon Hill, 62, Nicole Agnes Buffalo, 38, of Wetaskiwin, and Jenise Kendra Bull, 40, Angela Christie, 44, and William Edgar Littlechild, 21, of Maskwacis have been charged.

Charges laid include careless use of a firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a weapon, possession of a controlled substance, careless use of a firearm and possession of cannabis for the purpose of selling.



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