Camrose Police Discover Sawed Off .22, Machete, Baseballs Bats & Drugs During Traffic Stop

Camrose, Alberta – December 6, 2017 – A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle which had failed to signal. While Police were speaking with the male driver a sawed off .22 rifle was observed on the floor of the truck. The male driver was immediately arrested for possession of a prohibited firearm. A search of his vehicle was conducted and Police located a small quantity of methamphetamine and GHB as well as a machete and baseball bats. The 47 year old who was on conditions not to possess a weapon was charged with five counts of weapons related charges, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, one count of breaching his court order and for failing to signal.

A motor vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of 50 avenue and 48 street. It was determined that an eastbound vehicle on 50 avenue stopped at the stop sign with 48 street and then proceeded into the intersection and was struck by a southbound vehicle. A 26 year old female, who believed that the intersection was controlled by a 4 way stop, was charged with failing to proceed in safety after stopping.

At 3:30 AM Police received a 911 call regarding a motor vehicle collision on 65 street in the 4300 block. Police attended and determined that a northbound vehicle had struck a parked car. The female driver showed signs of intoxication and was arrested for impaired driving. The 27 year old was transported to Police headquarters and provided two samples of her breath that were more than twice the legal limit. She was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and dangerous driving.

Camrose Police Service

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