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Cranbrook Man Facing Weapons-Related Charges

One man is facing ten charges after an alleged assault with bear spray back on July 8, 2019, leading RCMP to discover several prohibited firearms and weapons at his place of residence.

“Cranbrook RCMP were made aware of an assault which had occurred in a residence in the 600 block of 16th Avenue South,” said RCMP. “Officers applied for and were granted a search warrant for the residence and once inside located several items including bear spray, a sawed off shot gun, sawed off rifle and other prohibited weapons.”

RCMP said the man was arrested at the residence and remains in police custody.

For the alleged offences, Daniel Edward McMillan is facing ten total charges. RCMP said McMillians is charged with Assault with a Weapon, Possess Prohibited Weapon, Possess Weapon while Prohibited, three counts of Possession of Restricted Firearms, three counts of Breach of Probation, as well as charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

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“The Crime Reduction Unit of the Cranbrook RCMP was instrumental in getting these weapons off the streets to ensure the safety of the public,” said Cst Katie Forgeron.

McMillan remains in police custody at this time while he awaits his day in Cranbrook Provincial Court.

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