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Loaded gun, ammunition seized at traffic stop in Airdrie

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RCMP seized a loaded gun, ammunition and several other weapons from a Calgary man’s car during a traffic stop early Saturday morning in Airdrie, Alta.

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RCMP said officers stopped the 29-year-old driver on East Lake Crescent. After searching the vehicle, police found and seized several items, including:

  • A stolen, loaded 9 millimetre Smith & Wesson handgun
  • Ammunition
  • A police baton
  • Numerous edged weapons
  • 100 prescription pills and a small amount of methamphetamine
  • Numerous stolen identification and credit cards
  • Break and enter tools
Airdrie RCMP seize a number of weapons and stolen items from a Calgary man, March. 8. Airdrie RCMP

Brandon Taylor Lieu was arrested on scene and is facing 22 charges, including four counts of possession of a weapon and one count of careless use of a firearm.

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Lieu is scheduled to appear in Airdrie court on March 12.