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Over a dozen charges, and a firearm was seized during traffic stop in Fort Macleod

Posted on 13 February 2023 by Prairie Post


 On Feb. 9, 2023, at 5:56 p.m., Alberta RCMP Traffic Services was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 2 when it observed a vehicle travelling east bound at 178 km’s per hour in a posted 100 km zone.  A traffic stop was initiated on a 2003 Black Volkswagen Golf with BC plates and the lone occupant was arrested for Dangerous Driving. Fort Macleod RCMP attended and assisted the investigation. Police located a sawed-off shotgun, ammunition and break and enter tools.

As a result of the investigation, Jacob Douglas Mayne (22), a resident of Sparwood, B.C., has been charged with:

• Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle

• Flight from Police

• Unauthorized Possession of Firearm

• Possession of Firearm Knowing Possession is Unauthorized

• Possession of Firearm/Ammunition in a Motor Vehicle

• Unsafe Storage of a Firearm

• Possession of a Restricted/Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition with a licence

• Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose x3

• Possession of Break-in Instruments x2

• Drive While Uninsured

• Operate Motor Vehicle Without Registration

• Operate Motor Vehicle Without a Licence

• Operate Motor Vehicle Contrary to Conditions

Mayne was held for a judicial interim hearing and has since been released with a court date of Mar. 8, 2023, in Fort McLeod.  

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