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Trio facing weapons charges after traffic stop

Three suspects are expected back in court at the end of February to answer to weapons related charges after a police traffic stop.

On Monday Jan. 23 at about 7:30 a.m., Lloydminster RCMP were patrolling near 50 Street and 53 Ave and stopped a Jeep Commander with expired registration.

Further investigation by the police officer revealed the driver had a suspended licence. Investigators also found drug paraphernalia within plain view and detained all the occupants of the vehicle under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act.  The police also found a loaded 12-gauge shotgun with a sawed-off barrel along with suspected Fentanyl.

Kacey Dillon, 22-years of Onion Lake Cree Nation,SK is facing 15-charges including:

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  • Operation of a motor vehicle while impaired
  • Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Possession of prohibited weapon
  • Failure to comply with release order
  • Unsafe storage of a firearm

Randy Lecomte, 37-years of Lloydminster, SK, faces 16-charges including:

  • Unsafe storage of a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Possession of prohibited weapon
  • Possession contrary to Order

Diana Muskego, 39-years of Onion Lake Cree Nation, SK, faces  eight Criminal Code offences, including:

  • Unsafe storage of a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Possession of firearm in motor vehicle

Dillon, Lecomte and Muskego were all held for a judicial interim release hearing, and were released by the courts on conditions to appear in Lloydminster Saskatchewan Provincial Court on Feb. 28.

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