GP RCMP Lay Charges

Randi-Marie Adams
12/10/2019

The Grande Prairie RCMP have charged two males after a firearm was discharged inside a residence.
 
On Nov. 24, RCMP received a 911 call reporting shots had been fired in a residence. Police responded immediately to the multi-family home.
 
The Investigation revealed a firearm had been discharged from the top floor residence, into the lower level residence. Two males were arrested. Police conducted a search of the area outside the residence and located a prohibited firearm, along with shotgun and rifle ammunition.
 
RCMP then obtained a search warrant. Inside the home, police found stolen mail and cocaine. Police also recovered electronics, jewelry, and clothes that were stolen from a home the previous day.
 
Two males have been charged as follows:
 
Dylan Sutton (21), of Grande Prairie, has been charged with 12 criminal offenses, including Recklessly discharging a firearm, Possession of stolen property, and Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine.
 
Christopher Howat (25), also of Grande Prairie, has been charged with 8 criminal offenses, including Recklessly discharging a firearm, and Possession of firearm and ammunition while prohibited.
 
Sutton was held in custody and appeared in court on Dec. 4, 2019, while Howat was released and will appear in court on Dec. 12, 2019.
 
The RCMP is committed to the community and public safety, and encourage the public to report suspicious activity. Thankfully, no one was injured in this occurrence.

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