Members of the Cochrane RCMP General Investigation Section made multiple arrests Dec. 6, following reports of a suspicious vehicle, according to a Dec. 8 release from the detachment.
"The officers observed a firearm in the vehicle and arrested the occupants," the release stated. "As the investigation unfolded, several weapons were located and seized, including a loaded shotgun, a loaded rifle, bear spray and brass knuckles."
Morley residents Carlyle Holloway, 39; Zachary Sampson, 33; and Aldina Snow, 34, have been charged with several offences, including four counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, three counts of carrying a concealed weapon, two counts of careless storage of a firearm, two counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm and one count of tampering with a serial number.
"All three accused were held for a Judicial Interim Release hearing," according to police. "Holloway was remanded to appear in Cochrane Provincial Court on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Sampson was released on a $2,000 no-deposit recognizance to appear in Court on Dec. 17, and Snow was released on $3,000 no-deposit recognizance to appear in Court on Tuesday, Dec. 10."