Male Charged With Possession of Firearm

Posted on Aug 9, 2016

August 9th, 2016

Fort McMurray, Alberta – On August 6th, 2016, the Wood Buffalo Integrated Traffic Unit was conducting an Alberta Checkstop on Eagle Ridge Boulevard. Just before 1 am, a vehicle was stopped and a hand gun could be seen in plain view on the floor next to the front passenger. All four occupants of the vehicle were arrested on scene and later released.

Cody SLADE (25), of Fort McMurray, the front passenger of the vehicle, has been charged with several offences including Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a firearm and possession of property obtained by crime. SLADE has since been released.

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Wood Buffalo RCMP
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