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Lacombe police arrest men with meth, fentanyl, weapons during traffic stop

Suspects found with illicit drugs, a rifle with the serial numbers removed, cash, cell phones

On October 14, 2019, The Lacombe Police initiated a traffic stop in the area of Highway 2A for a traffic offence. Upon speaking with the occupants of the vehicle both were found to have outstanding warrants. The were arrested and a search of the vehicle was completed.

During the search, Police located a large quantity of methamphetamine and fentanyl. Further search of the vehicle found a rifle with the serial numbers removed. A quantity of Canadian currency, scales, individual packaging and a number of cell phones were also located.

Christian Matthew Dunlop, 40, of Red Deer, has been charged with the following offences:

Possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine – 1 (one) count Possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl – 1 (one) count

  • Careless use of a firearm – 1 (one) count
  • Possession of a restricted firearm – 1 (one) count
  • Possession of a firearm in a vehicle – 1 (one) count)
  • Possession of firearm with tampered serial number – 1 (one) count
  • Fail to comply with condition of Undertaking or Recognizance – 7 (seven) counts

Bradley John Johnston, 50, of Castor, has been charged with the following offences:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine – 1 (one) count Possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl – 1 (one) count
  • Careless use of a firearm – 1 (one) count
  • Possession of a restricted firearm – 1 (one) count
  • Possession of a firearm in a vehicle – 1 (one) count)
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under 5000 – 1 (one) count
  • Fail to comply with condition of Undertaking or Recognizance – 3 (three) counts
  • Both are scheduled to attend Red Deer Provincial Court.

If you have information about this incident, please contact the Lacombe Police Service at 403-782-3279 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477.

-Submitted by the Lacombe Police Service

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