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RCMP seize drugs and firearms at Barrhead Residence

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RCMP have charged an Alberta man with seizing drugs and several firearms following an investigation surrounding a Barrhead residence.

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In early July, RCMP began investigating suspicious activity at the home in the central Alberta town, about 110 km northwest of Edmonton, and executed a search warrant at the residence on July 10, RCMP said in a news release Wednesday.

Following a search, RCMP seized a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, two long guns, a rifle with original parts and 3D printed parts, and a computer and printer 3D who were printing parts for a Glock, the RCMP added.

RCMP said they also seized 210g of methamphetamine, 35g of cocaine, 14.7g of suspected fentanyl, 18g of psilocybin and 1,800 untaxed cigarettes following the search.

A statement from Barrhead RCMP Sgt. Bob Dodds said constables are happy to have stopped dangerous firearms and drugs from causing harm.

RCMP have charged Barrhead resident Lorne Kyle Jack Harris, 35, with possession of a controlled substance and possession of stolen property in addition to nine counts of weapons offences, three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking in a controlled substance, two counts of weapons. trafficking and four counts of breach of release conditions.

Harris has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in Barrhead Provincial Court on July 20.

After investigating suspicious activity at a home in Barrhead, Alberta, RCMP say they seized methamphetamine, cocaine, psilocybin and what is believed to be fentanyl along with untaxed cigarettes. RCMP Photo /Provided

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