Grande Prairie RCMP arrest male following firearms complaint, charges are laid

News release

Grande Prairie RCMP have charged one male in relation to a firearms incident on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

At approximately 7:30 AM police attended the parking lot of the Silver Crest Lodge in response to a report of a male with a firearm. Tyler Ness, 28, of Grande Prairie is facing 11 Criminal Code charges including:
. Careless use of a firearm.
. Discharge firearm while being reckless
. Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
. Possession of a prohibited firearm.
. Unauthorized possession of a firearm.
. Uttering threats (x2)
. Possession of property obtained by crime.
. Mischief under $5,000 (x2).
. Resist police officer.

Ness appeared in court in Grande Prairie earlier today (May 14).

The Dodge Nitro has been located and the people associated to it have been identified. Grande Prairie RCMP would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance.


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