Leduc RCMP execute search warrant following report of suspicious activity, two arrested on firearms charges

Leduc, Alberta – (8-Sept-2021 1:12 PM) On Sept. 7, 2021, Leduc RCMP with the assistance of Leduc General Investigation Unit and Leduc Drug Unit, executed a search warrant on a residence in the area of 55 Avenue and 54 Street in Leduc, Alta. relating to a report of suspicious activity.

As a result of the search, two individuals were arrested and charged with various offences. The search resulted in the seizure of firearms, ammunition, replica firearms and 2 prohibited conducted energy weapons, as well as the recovery of 3 firearms determined to be stolen out of Forestberg, Alta.

Scott Alexander Clendon (35) of Leduc, Alta. is charged with:

· Possession of firearm with altered serial number x 2

· Possession of weapon obtained by crime x 3

· Unsafe storage of firearms x 3

· Possession of firearm contrary to order x 7

Following a Judicial Interim Release Hearing, Clendon was released to appear in Leduc Provincial Court on Sept. 23, 2021.

Firearms
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Stefan Weimer (33) of Leduc, Alta. is charged with:

· Possession of firearm with altered serial number x 2

· Possession of weapon obtained by crime x 3

· Unsafe storage of firearms x 3

· Possession of a prohibited weapon x 8

Following a Judicial Interim Release Hearing, Weimer was released to appear in Leduc Provincial Court on Sept. 23, 2021.

“Investigations like this, certainly have made the community safer” says Inspector Jeff McBeth. “Any time the RCMP can take firearms away from those who should not have them, is a great day”.

The public plays an important role in helping to reduce, prevent and solve crime. Anyone with information about, or who suspects illegal activity in their neighbourhood is asked to contact their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-22-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Leduc RCMP



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