Drumheller RCMP seize 5 restricted guns, two facing charges

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Drumheller Alta, - On October 11th 2019 Drumheller RCMP were investigating a complaint from a concerned citizen about a suspicious vehicle. Later the same day, a patrol officer located the vehicle parked in Downtown Drumheller. While investigating the vehicle, a green 2004 Audi stationwagon, it was determined the plate on the vehicle was not a match and had been stolen. A female passenger of the vehicle was detained exiting a nearby business and soon after police entered the business to look for a second suspect, the male driver. The suspect attempted to flee on foot from police but was apprehended. When arrested the male was in possession of substantial amounts of cash and a loaded handgun found to have been stolen. On October 12th 2019 Drumheller RCMP executed a search warrant on the green 2004 Audi stationwagon. In that search, multiple items were seized including another stolen licence plate, Methamphetamine and suspected GHB liquid. Police also seized an additional 3 revolvers and 1 pistol, which were located with ammunition consistent with all the calibers. One of the firearms was reported stolen from Saskatchewan.

Tyson McDonald-Sherba (24) of Trochu is charged with

Possession of property obtained by crime x 2

Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000

Possession of stolen firearm x 2

Possession of restricted weapon together with ammunition x 5

Possession of concealed weapon

Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

Possession of Controlled Substance for the purpose of trafficking x 2

and Fail to comply with conditions of a Recognizance x 5

He is additionally facing one charge under the provincial Traffic Safety Act for operating a vehicle while unauthorized.

He has been remanded into custody and will be appearing via CCTV in Strathmore court Tuesday October 15, 2019

April Margaret Couturier (32) of Drumheller is charged with:

Possession of property obtained by crime x 2

Possession of restricted weapon together with ammunition x 4

Possession of stolen firearm

Possession of Controlled Substance for the purpose of trafficking x 2

Fail to comply with conditions of a Recognizance x 2

She has been released on her own recognizance to appear in Drumheller court on October 25, 2019

Drumheller RCMP would like to thank the public for continuing to report suspicious behaviour. Investigation is ongoing and police are requesting anyone with information about the pictured 2004 green Audi Stationwagon to report any suspicious confirmed sightings from the past week in the city of Calgary or surrounding areas to Drumheller RCMP Cpl Pergunas or Calgary Police Service Det. Straub.