RCMP seize cache of guns

Wayne Roan, 65, of the Ermineskin First Nation, faces 26 charges stemming from the search that produced seven handguns, 11 rifles, six shotguns — all unsafely stored, said RCMP Const. Perry Cardinal.

  • Jul. 28, 2010 8:00 p.m.

A senior citizen has been charged by Hobbema RCMP after a large cache of weapons and ammunition was seized during a raid July 28 at two Ermineskin residences.

Wayne Roan, 65, of the Ermineskin First Nation, faces 26 charges stemming from the search that produced seven handguns, 11 rifles, six shotguns — all unsafely stored, said RCMP Const. Perry Cardinal.

Police also confiscated two pellet guns, a defensive baton, a large amount of assorted ammunition, a large collection of knives, a police scanner, small amount of marijuana and a small amount of cash.

A search of one residence produced a police scanner and cellphone. A female suspect was arrested for breaching a conditional sentence order.

Many of the firearms were unregistered and at least one was reported stolen.

Just Posted

This year’s infield acts at the Ponoka Stampede

Niki Flundra, CrAsh Cooper return, hoop dancing added

Splash Park work has “minor rain delay”

The recent downpours may mean the work on the Splash Park will… Continue reading

Motorcyclist airlifted by STARS after collision

Incident under investigation by Ponoka RCMP

Swimming, biking and running to victory

PSC student complete triathlon race

PHOTO: Calnash roof underway

Work has begun on the covered connection between the barn and main arena

10 facts about Father’s Day

Did you know that the special day for dads was first celebrated in 1910?

No business case for Trans Mountain expansion, says former environment minister

Cabinet is expected to announce its decision on the expansion of the Alberta-to-B.C. pipeline by Tuesday

Alberta Mountie found not guilty of dangerous driving causing pedestrian’s death

RCMP Const. Michelle Phillips also found not guilty of dangerous driving causing bodily harm

Three Albertans land ‘monster’ sturgeon in B.C.’s Fraser River

For angler who landed the exceptionally large sturgeon it was an ‘incredible dream come true’

Toronto Raptors and their diverse team celebrated worldwide

Team is made up of players from the U.S., Canada, Cameroon, the Republic of Congo, and Spain

Further murder charge laid after alleged targeted hits in two Alberta cities

Jimmy Truong, who is 27, has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Louie Angelo Mojica

Stettler County denial of Paradise Shores permit upheld by SDAB

Developers refusal to provide needed information among reasons behind appeal decision

Pot edibles, topicals and extracts to hit shelves no earlier than mid-December: Ottawa

Health Canada wrapped its public consultation on the draft rules for cannabis products in February

We the North: Delirious fans celebrate as Raptors win NBA title

Supporters from all over Canada cheer Toronto’s triumph

Most Read