Medicine Hat, Alberta – On January 21, 2022, members of the Medicine Hat Patrol Section Patrol Section conducted a traffic stop which resulted in the seizure .22 caliber rifle loaded with a 25-round magazine along, with 7.2 grams of fentanyl.
Upon further inspection of the firearm, it was noted that the serial number was partially defaced, and the muzzle of the firearm was painted orange in effort to replicate an “air soft style” weapon.
Resulting from this investigation, a 26-year-old Airdrie man was arrested and charged with numerous Criminal Code offences including possession of a controlled substance, possession of ID documents as well as numerous firearms related offences. The accused was remanded in custody for a future court date.
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