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Red Deer RCMP seize weapons and ammunition in search warrant

Two women who were both on outstanding warrants arrested

  • Apr. 6, 2017 8:25 p.m.

Red Deer RCMP and the RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT) seized hundreds of rounds of ammunition, numerous bladed weapons, a shotgun and a replica firearm during a search warrant at a Riverside Meadows residence on April 5th.

Red Deer RCMP and ERT executed the search warrant at a residence in the area of 53rd Ave. and 58th St. at 9 a.m. on April 5th.

As well as the shotgun and replica firearm, RCMP seized more than 200 rounds of ammunition for use with various firearms, a number of knives and various other assorted weapons including batons and a machete.

RCMP located a 23-year-old women and a 24-year-old woman at the residence who were both wanted on outstanding warrants; one was wanted on two warrants and the other was wanted on seven warrants. They were taken into custody without incident.

RCMP continue to investigate and are asking anyone with information about this investigation to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575.

Those wishing to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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