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Three charged after weapons call in Pincher Creek

Two Pincher Creek men face criminal charges after RCMP responded to a complaint of a dispute outside a residence in the community on April 22.

The caller reported that a firearm was involved in the altercation and that one person had nearly been run over by a motor vehicle, police said.

As a result of the arrests and followup investigation, RCMP seized numerous weapons and a quantity of methamphetamines and cocaine.

 

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Garret Ouellette, 41, was charged with

— assault with a weapon

— possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

— possession of prohibited weapons

— possession of a controlled substance

— failing to comply with a release order

Ouellette was on release conditions related to several other offences that are still before the courts from a Sept. 16, 2023, home invasion in Crowsnest Pass. He was remanded in custody and scheduled to appear April 25 in Alberta court of justice in Pincher Creek.

 

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Brandon Ouellette, 41, was charged with

— assault with a weapon

— resisting arrest

— possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

— possession of prohibited weapons

— possession of a controlled substance

He was released after a bail hearing and is to appear June 6 in Alberta court of justice in Pincher Creek.

 

 

A 67-year-old Pincher Creek woman, who was not named by RCMP, was charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking in relation to the April 22 incident. She is to appear in Alberta court of justice in Pincher Creek on May 23.

 

Alberta Crime Stoppers welcomes anonymous tips at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), online at p3tips.com or through the P3 Tips mobile app. Your anonymity is protected and you may be eligible for a cash reward if your tip leads to an arrest.

Please contact the local RCMP if you have information about this incident or any other illegal activity. If you see a crime in progress or an emergency, call 911.

 

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Crowsnest Pass woman among four charged after recovery of stolen vehicles

A truck stolen from Coleman, a car and licence plate stolen from Coalhurst, and a licence plate stolen from Nanton were recovered Oct. 20 by members of the Southern Alberta District RCMP Crime Reduction Unit and Coaldale RCMP. A black generator, also believed to be stolen, and a number of jerry cans were recovered as well.

The investigation also resulted in the seizure of weapons, methamphetamine, cannabis and fentanyl.

The 29-year-old Coleman woman is charged with two counts of possession of stolen property and a 24-year-old man is charged with two counts of possession of stolen property, failing to comply with a release order, possession of a prohibited weapon and failure to comply with a prohibited-weapon order. 

Both are scheduled to appear Dec. 1 in Lethbridge provincial court.

Another 24-year-old man was arrested on six outstanding warrants along with new charges of possession of stolen property and failure to comply with release order. He was remanded in custody after a judicial hearing and will appear in Lethbridge provincial court Oct. 27.

The fourth individual, a 29-year-old man from Lethbridge, is charged with two counts of possession of stolen property, two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, and operation of a motor vehicle while prohibited. He was released from custody following a judicial hearing and will appear Dec. 1 in Lethbridge provincial court.

As all persons are presumed innocent until convicted in court, Shootin’ the Breeze includes names of the accused only when there is a specific need for the public to know.

The Crime Reduction Unit extends thanks to rural residents who allowed unit members to conduct surveillance from their properties.

Alberta RCMP encourage the public and business owners to report any criminal or suspicious activity. Reports tell RCMP where to look, who to look for and where to patrol in the future.

If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477, visiting www.P3Tips.com or by using the P3 Tips app.

Crowsnest Pass RCMP execute search warrant, seize weapons

Weapons seized by Crowsnest Pass RCMP

Stolen property has been recovered after Crowsnest Pass RCMP executed a search warrant Feb. 27 on a Coleman residence.

Among the numerous weapons seized are a prohibited homemade Taser, a sharpened sword and several baseball bats with metal fastened to the barrels.

Several arrest warrants were also executed.

 

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Charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 is 26-year-old Dallas Adam Caron of Pincher Creek. He was remanded into custody after a judicial hearing and will appear at Provincial Court in Pincher Creek today.

Forty-five-year-old Angel Hutton of Coleman is charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, four counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possession of a controlled substance.

After a judicial hearing she was released on a $2,500 Promise to Pay Release Order and is scheduled to appear at Provincial Court in Pincher Creek on March 16.

 

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No further updates are anticipated as these matters are before the courts.