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Man facing multiple weapons-related charges

A man is facing multiple weapons-related charges after police discovered a retrofitted BB gun capable of firing .22-caliber bullets.
Stoney Nakoda RCMP
RMO FILE PHOTO

STONEY NAKODA – A man is facing multiple weapons-related charges after police discovered a retrofitted BB gun capable of firing .22-caliber bullets.

The Stoney Nakoda RCMP said they responded to a weapons call on April 21 after reports of a man with a gun on the Stoney Nakoda Nation.

When police arrived, they said they found the man and a nearby BB gun.

After investigating the gun further, police said it had been retrofitted to fire live ammunition.

The 22-year-old Stoney Nakoda man is facing charges of careless use of a firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of a prohibited weapon with ammunition without a license.

He’s scheduled to appear in Cochrane Provincial Court May 25.

Anyone with information can contact the Stoney Nakoda RCMP at 403-881-2828 or the Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000.

If they wish to remain anonymous, people can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at www.P3Tips.com. They can also use the P3 Tips app available through the Apple or Google Play stores.


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