Grande Prairie Crime Reduction Unit lays weapons charges

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GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – The Grande Prairie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit has charged a man with numerous offences following a traffic stop.

According to RCMP, on December 10, the CRU team was making patrols in the area of Clairmont when they observed a suspicious vehicle.

Police conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle and determined the licence plate on it had been stolen. 

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While being detained and questioned by police, the lone male occupant attempted fleeing and resisted arrest.

A search of the vehicle led police to locate and seize the following:

  • a revolver
  • a knife
  • bear spray
  • a concealed gun holster

36-year-old Jeante Maddox has been charged with numerous offences such as three counts of possession of a weapon contrary to an order and two counts of resisting arrest.

Maddox is in custody and will appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on December 18.

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