St. Paul RCMP arrest three suspects with stolen firearms and drugs

St. Paul, Alberta – On January 2nd, 2020 around 2:45 AM St. Paul RCMP members were conducting patrols in the town of St. Paul near Lakeshore Drive. A member located two vehicles one of which matched the description of a vehicle that had fled from police the night before. The member attempted a traffic stop and both vehicles failed to stop. Further patrols of the area located one of the vehicles which had gone off the road and into the ditch. The occupants from the vehicle had fled from the scene before members arrived. Police Dog Services (PDS) were called and a track was started. St. Paul RCMP, along with PDS, located two males and one female after an approximately 3 kilometre track.

St. Paul RCMP located and seized 240 grams of Methamphetamine and 4 firearms. Three of the firearms were determined to have been stolen, two from 2019 and one from 2015.
St. Paul RCMP located and seized 240 grams of Methamphetamine and 4 firearms. Three of the firearms were determined to have been stolen, two from 2019 and one from 2015.

Upon a search of the vehicle, St. Paul RCMP located and seized 240 grams of Methamphetamine and 4 firearms. Three of the firearms were determined to have been stolen, two from 2019 and one from 2015.

All three suspects were subsequently arrested, taken into custody to the St. Paul RCMP detachment, and charged.

Justin MOSES, 38 years old, of Saddle Lake First Nation, Alta was charged with the following:

-Resist/obstruct police officer.

-Careless use of a firearm (x4)

-Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose (x4)

-Possession for the purpose of trafficking Schedule 1: Methamphetamine

-8 additional firearm related charges.

Darin MOSES, 39 years old, of Saddle Lake First Nation, Alta was charged with:

-Failure to comply with Undertaking (x7)

-Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle

-Flight from police officer

-Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose (x4)

-Careless use of a firearm (x4)

-Possession for the purpose of trafficking Schedule 1: Methamphetamine

-10 additional firearms related charges

Jamie GADWA, 34 years old, of Kehewin First Nation, Alta was charged with:

-Resist/obstruct police officer.

-Careless use of a firearm (x4)

-Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose (x4)

-Possession for the purpose of trafficking Schedule 1: Methamphetamine

-Possession of a weapon obtained by crime (x2)

-5 additional firearms related charges

All three suspects were taken before a Justice of the Peace and remanded into custody. They will appear in St. Paul Provincial Court January 9th, 2020.

Sgt. David Graham of the St. Paul RCMP said “thanks to the sharp eye of one of our members several firearms along with a large quantity of drugs are now off the streets. Keeping our communities safe is our number one priority”.

St. Paul RCMP



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