Grande Prairie RCMP traffic stop leads to firearm charges for Regina male

Grande Prairie, Alberta – 8-Sept-2021 3:48 PM)  On Sept. 5, 2021, at approximately 1:05 a.m. Grande Prairie RCMP conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a non moving violation. Investigation indicated that the driver did not possess a valid drivers licence and was breaching conditions of a condition sentence order. The driver was arrested and during a search police located a small amount of what was believed to be methamphetamine, a homemade baton, two knives, a shotgun and shotgun ammunition.

Garett Nameth (31) of Regina, Saskatchewan has been charged with:

· Unauthorized possession of a firearm x 2

· Possession of a firearm knowing possession is unauthorized

· Unauthorized possession of a firearm in a vehicle

· Possession of a prohibited firearm with readily accessible ammunition

· Careless storage of a firearm

The driver was arrested and during a search police located a small amount of what was believed to be methamphetamine, a homemade baton, two knives, a shotgun and shotgun ammunition.
The driver was arrested and during a search police located a small amount of what was believed to be methamphetamine, a homemade baton, two knives, a shotgun and shotgun ammunition.

Following a judicial hearing, Nameth was released from custody to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on Sept. 8, 2021.

Grande Prairie RCMP



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