Sylvan Lake RCMP respond to report of male pointing a firearm, make arrests

Sylvan Lake, Alberta – On July 7, 2021, shortly after 8:00 pm, Sylvan Lake RCMP responded to a report of a male pointing a firearm. It was reported that a vehicle sped through an area with heavy pedestrian traffic. The victim yelled at the driver to slow down. The driver stopped his vehicle and confronted the victim. As the victim left the area, the driver pointed what appeared to be a firearm at him. Sylvan Lake RCMP responded immediately to the area and located the vehicle. The subsequent investigation resulted in the seizure of a quantity of suspected methamphetamine and cocaine as well as an airsoft pellet gun. The two occupants of the vehicle were arrested and charged with numerous offences.

Arrested by Police in Canada
(File Photo) Arrested by Police in Canada

Kole Albert Prodaniuk, age 24, of Sylvan Lake, Alta, has been charged with:

· Pointing a firearm

· Possess a weapon for a dangerous purpose

· Possess property obtained by crime under $5000

· Possess a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (x2)

· Drive carelessly

· Operate motor vehicle without licence in possession

Lee Michael Falsetta, age 35, of Sylvan Lake, Alta, has been charged with:

· Possess a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (x2)

· Fail to comply with probation order (x3)

Following judicial hearings, both accused were released to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court on August 13, 2021.

Sylvan Lake RCMP

Alberta RCMP Media Relations Group



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