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RCMP make arrests in Lamont County

Wood Buffalo Drug Section, Two Hills RCMP Detachment, Emergency Response Team (North), Eastern Alberta District General Investigation Section, and Smoky Lake RCMP Detachment work together to execute search warrants in Lamont County
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LAMONT COUNTY - Joint efforts between a number of RCMP detachments and departments in northeastern Alberta resulted in the execution of multiple warrants at a rural property in Lamont County.

On June 22, at about 10:30 a.m., a number of warrants were executed thanks to the collaborated efforts of Wood Buffalo Drug Section, Two Hills Detachment, Emergency Response Team – North, Eastern Alberta District General Investigation Section and Smoky Lake Detachment.

"During the execution of a warrant on a rural property in the County of Lamont, three persons were arrested on outstanding warrants, two adult males and one adult female. Police observations made during the execution of these warrants resulted in the scene being secured and an additional search warrant sought," according to RCMP.

That search warrant was granted, executed and resulted in a handgun, ammunition and drugs also being seized by police.

Jeffrey Derrick Hefferan, 31, and Daphanie Carol Lee Kreutzer, 25, both of Wood Buffalo, Alta., along with another adult male from Alberta, have all been charged with:

·         Possession of a prohibited firearm

·         Possession of prohibited ammunition

·         Unsafe storage of a firearm

·         Unsafe storage of ammunition

·         Possession for dangerous purpose

·         Possession of stolen property under $5,000

·         Possession of a controlled substance – cocaine

Hefferan has also been charged with the additional charge of breaching a prohibition order. Hefferan and Kreutzer have been remanded and remain in custody while they wait for a judicial hearing.

"The information has yet to be sworn for the above criminal charges the other adult male is scheduled to appear in court for. An update media release will be completed once the information is made available to the public," according to RCMP.

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