(BLACK PRESS file photo)

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

Just Posted

REVIEW: Cow Patti’s The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby delivers in Lacombe

Cow Patti brings the laughs with Canadian Norm Foster’s production

Kevin Henderson appointed Wolf Creek Public Schools facilities manager

Henderson was the Assistant Facilities Manager

Alberta Society for Firefighters Abroad trains emergency responders in Paraguay

Seventh substantial donation to fire departments in Paraguay from ASFA

City of Lacombe: City drinking water is clean, safe and reliable

Lacombe draws its water from the City of Red Deer Treatment Plant

Hold & Secure initiated following student incident in Lacombe

Student with minor injury after airsoft gun incident

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Amnesty International Canada Secretary-General Alex Neve

Advocate pushes for the respect of human rights both in Canada and abroad

Canada among three G20 countries least likely to hit emissions targets

It says Canada, South Korea and Australia are the farthest off

Conservatives’ Scheer wants Trudeau to open Parliament Nov. 25

That’s five days after Justin Trudeau is scheduled to swear in a new cabinet

Canadians mark Remembrance Day this morning

This year exactly 101 years to the day after the end of the First World War

Zombie debt will haunt more Canadians as scourge of indebtedness rises: experts

Total debt per consumer has surged to $71,979 in the second quarter

Harvest a struggle in Alberta, Saskatchewan, but a miracle in Manitoba

Hail over the summer destroyed most of the corn crop in southeastern Alberta

Sportsnet apologizes for Don Cherry’s anti-immigrant comments

Outrage was building online on Sunday with many on Twitter calling for Cherry to be fired

Neil Young says U.S. dual citizenship stalled because of marijuana use

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a policy stating marijuana use may lack ‘good moral character’

Mainroad AB takes over contract from Alberta Transportation

Winter driving conditions prevail in Central Alberta

Most Read