Lloydminster RCMP seize drugs and weapons charges laid

Lloydminster, Alberta – On June 12, 2023, at approximately 1:42 a.m., Lloydminster RCMP were conducting a sobriety check stop along Highway 44.

After an initial investigation, the driver and passenger of the vehicle were arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Officers searched the vehicle subsequent to arrest and located the following items:

7.2 gram of cocaine

a 22. caliber rifle

a sawed-off bolt-action rifle

a two-scale a and drug packaging materials

Canadian Currency

firearm ammunition

a large machete and knife

Lloydminster RCMP seize drugs and weapons charges laid
Lloydminster RCMP seize drugs and weapons charges laid

Branden Joseph Lee Zinger (24) and Daniel Walker (26), both residents of Lloydminster have been charged with the following:

careless use of a firearm x2

unauthorized Possession of a Firearm x2

careless transport of a firearm x2

possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

unauthorized possession in a motor vehicle x2

tampering with a serial number

possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized x2

possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking

possession of a prohibited firearm while unauthorized

Both Zinger and Walker were held for a judicial hearing and were both released. Both are to appear at the Alberta Court of Justice in Lloydminster on July 11, 2023.

Lloydminster RCMP

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