Search Warrant yields illicit cannabis and Unauthorized possession of a Firearm

TH Xmas Cannabis

On December 25, 2020, the Three Hills RCMP executed a Search Warrant pursuant to the Cannabis Act at a residence in Three Hills, Alberta. Police located and seized a large amount of illicit cannabis and cannabis plants, as well as a firearm. The accused did not have a firearms license. A 23-year old male from Three Hills was arrested and is scheduled to appear at the Drumheller Provincial Courthouse on February 19, 2021 on the following charges:

S. 8(1)(b) Cannabis Act – Possession of illicit cannabis

S. 9(2) Cannabis Act – Possession of cannabis for the purpose of distributing

S. 12(4)(b) Cannabis Act – Cultivate, propagate or harvest more than four cannabis plants at any one time in their dwelling house

S. 91(1) Criminal Code – Unauthorized possession of a firearm