On Jan. 8th, as the result of a firearms complaint, Edson RCMP arrested a male for the possession of a firearm at the Esso Gas Station on Second Avenue in Edson, Alta.

Incidental to arrest a search was conducted and police located a concealed loaded revolver in the male’s jacket. The male is prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition for life.

As a result of the investigation, police also executed a search warrant at a residence in the Town of Edson. Police located and seized ammunition, stolen property and what is believed to be methamphetamine. 

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Brent Dumas, 20, of Edson has been charged with:

·         Careless use of a firearm

·         Carry a prohibited firearm for a purpose dangerous

·         Not being authorized to carry a prohibited firearm

·         Possess a prohibited firearm without holding a license (X2)

Dumas was remanded in custody and scheduled to appear in Edson Provincial Court on Jan. 19th, 2021.

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