July 2017 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP seize drugs, guns and cash in search of car

July 28, 2017 11:25 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – A Red Deer man faces 36 Criminal Code charges after Red Deer RCMP seized drugs, guns and a significant amount of cash from the car he was found in the night of July 7.

The evening of July 7, Red Deer RCMP located a suspicious Toyota Camry parked in an alley in the Mountview neighbourhood. On preliminary investigation, police officers discovered a loaded firearm and what appeared to be several types of drugs in the car. At that point, the driver of the car was arrested and RCMP obtained a search warrant for the vehicle.

In the subsequent search of the Camry, RCMP seized four firearms and ammunition, $6,875 in Canadian currency, cocaine, heroin, marijuana, crystal meth and items consistent with drug trafficking.

29 year old Robert Sean Bishop faces the following charges:

  • CDSA 5(2) – Possession for the purpose of trafficking X 2
  • CDSA 4(1) – Possession of Schedule I substance X 3
  • Criminal Code 86(1) – Careless use of a firearm X 4
  • Criminal Code 88(1) – Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose X 4
  • Criminal Code 91(1) – Unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Criminal Code 91(2) – Unauthorized possession of prohibited weapon or ammunition X 4
  • Criminal Code 94(1) – Possession of firearm in motor vehicle X 4
  • Criminal Code 95 – Possession of prohibited firearm with ammunition X 2
  • Criminal Code 96 – Possession of stolen firearm
  • Criminal Code 355(a) – Possession of stolen property over $5,000
  • Criminal Code 355(b) – Possession of stolen property under $5,000
  • Criminal Code 129(a) – Resists/ obstructs peace officer
  • Criminal Code 403(1)(d) – Identity fraud
  • Criminal Code145(3) – Fail to comply with condition of undertaking X 7

Bishop is scheduled to appear in court in Red Deer on August 10 at 9:30 am. RCMP continue to investigate.

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