RCMP – Handgun seized

Suspect in attempted Rock Creek break-in wearing ski mask, black shirt

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Cpl. Kevin Christensen of the Midway RCMP reports that on Sunday, Dec. 1, police pulled over a vehicle in Rock Creek for a burnt out headlight.

During the course of the stop police observed a handgun inside the vehicle. Further investigation revealed that the weapon was loaded.

One male from Beaverdell was arrested and later released on documents to attend

court.

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On Monday, Nov. 25 Midway RCMP executed a drug search warrant at 3760 Hwy 33 in Rock Creek and located over 500 marihuana plants.

The investigation is ongoing but charges are expected to be laid in the next several weeks.

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On Tuesday, Nov. 19 Midway RCMP responded to a possible break and enter in progress in the 3400 block of Hwy 3 in Rock Creek. The complainant observed a male wearing a ski mask and black shirt attempting to gain entry into a house. The suspect was gone before police arrived and nothing was stolen.

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Cpl. Kevin Christensen reports that Midway RCMP has responded to several motor vehicle incidents on the highway. Police would like to remind people to slow down and drive to the condition of the roads. Use good winter tires and sand bags for extra traction. Make sure you have an emergency kit with you in case you are involved in an accident and can’t call for help or get stuck in the snow.