Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Police Service District 4 has laid charges and seized drugs and multiple weapons, including a homemade gun.
On Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, patrol officers observed a Chevrolet Blazer in the area of 26 Avenue and 36 Street S.E., which was registered to a citizen with an expired driver’s licence. Police conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and took two men into custody without incident.
Officers conducted a search of the men and the vehicle, and seized the following items:
13.5 grams of methamphetamine
4.7 grams of fentanyl
A homemade handgun
A pellet gun
A large baton
.22 calibre ammunition
A bag containing a mask, gloves, tape, pliers and zip ties
Investigators believe that the seized items belonged to the passenger of the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was issued a summons and was released without charges.
Matthew David NEMES, 28, of Calgary, has been charged with 11 firearm and drug offences including carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possession of a controlled substance. He was also charged with an outstanding warrant and two breach offences. NEMES will next appear in court on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019.
Calgary Police Service
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