Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grande Prairie RCMP have arrested a male subsequent to a suspicious sale of firearm complaint.
On Apr. 24, 2023, at approximately 8:57 a.m., Grande Prairie RCMP received a report of a male trying to sell a firearm for well below the perceived value in the area of Grande Prairie. Checks on the firearm revealed it was stolen out of Grande Prairie on April 7.
As a result of the investigation, Brandon Neil (39) a resident of Grande Prairie, has been charged with the following:
-Possession of firearms for the purpose of trafficking.
-Possession of a weapon obtained by the commission of an offence.
-Possession of stolen property under $5000.
-Unauthorized possession of a firearm.
Following a release hearing, Brandon was remanded in custody to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on Apr. 26, 2023.
The Grande Prairie RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance with this matter.
As this matter is now before the courts, no further updates or details surrounding the incident will be provided.
If you have any information about this incident or any other illegal activity please contact the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5700 or your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.
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