Red Deer, Alberta – A Red Deer man is facing charges for careless use of a firearm after RCMP received a report that he waved a handgun in front of two teenage girls as they left a residence on Weddell Crescent on Saturday night.
The call came in shortly after 11:30 pm on May 28 when the girls encountered a suspicious man as they were getting into their vehicle. He shone a bright flashlight at their vehicle and waved what appeared to be a handgun, at which point they drove away and called police.
RCMP quickly contained the area and located the suspect on foot in an alley behind White Avenue; he was taken into custody without incident. Subsequent to his arrest, RCMP obtained a search warrant for his residence on White Avenue and seized three handguns, two long barrel guns and an airsoft pistol.
42 year old Ryan Clint Norman has been charged with:
- Criminal Code 86(1) – Careless use of a firearm X 2
Norman was released on bail and will appear in court in Red Deer on June 10 at 8:30 am.
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP