Three people from Vermilion are facing charges after RCMP executed a search warrant at a shared residence.
A local business reported an overnight break and enter to the police on July 30th. Three people were identified immediately during the initial investigation and a search warrant was granted for their shared residence on July 31st.
During the search, items stolen from the business were recovered as well as items from another break and enter on July 28th. Mounties also seized several firearms, two of which were modified, multiple illegal drugs and a small amount of commercial explosives.
Forty-six year-old Mark Cameron, 39-year-old Ken Thomas and 26-year-old Paige Tkachuk are facing several charges including breaking and entering, nine counts of possession of property obtained by crime, four counts of possession of illegal drugs and three counts of possession of prohibited weapon.
All three remain in custody until a judicial release hearing. Cameron and Tkachuk will appear in Vermilion Provincial Court on August 10th, while Thomas has a court date of August 17th.
RCMP say more charges are anticipated as the investigation continues. Anyone with more information on the incidents are asked to call Vermilion RCMP or drop an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers.