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Alberta Traffic Unit Redcliff seize guns during traffic stop near Bassano, two arrested including one from Cypress County

Posted on 12 May 2022 by Prairie Post

On May 11, Brooks RCMP received a complaint of an impaired driver on Highway 1 east of Brooks. Alberta Traffic Unit Redcliff officers located the vehicle near Bassano and initiated a traffic stop. Upon approach, the driver provided a false name and was arrested.

A search of the vehicle incidental to arrest lead to the discovery of the following:

·       .22 sawed off rifle loaded with a full magazine and a chambered round

·       .22 ammunition

·       12 gauge sawed off shotgun loaded with a full magazine and a chambered round

·       12 gauge ammunition

·       Stun gun

·       Large hunting knife

·       Various types of drug paraphernalia.

Cecily Rae Mather (27) of Cypress County, Alta., has been charged with:

·       Weapons offences (x9)

·       Failing to comply with release conditions (x2)

·       Obstruction

·       Offences under the Traffic Safety Act

·        

Mather has been remanded into custody and will appear in Medicine Hat Provincial Court on May 13, 2022.

James Devon Showers (30) of Edmonton, Alta., has been charged with:

·       Weapons offences (x9)

Showers has been released on conditions and will be appear in Brooks Provincial Court on June 15, 2022.

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