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RCMP officers have recovered dozens of guns, including an AR-15, from a Calgary man after he allegedly pointed a weapon at someone during a road rage incident earlier this month.

Officers from the Strathmore detachment were called to Highway 1 east of Calgary on September 10 for reports of a road rage incident involving a handgun.

Mounties stopped the suspect on Highway 1 near Range Road 270, arrested him and a passenger in the vehicle.

RCMP said officers found a loaded 9mm handgun in a holster under the driver’s seat, and a 12-gauge shotgun with ammunition behind the back seat.

The passengers were released without charge while the drivers were taken into custody

“A database search revealed other firearms were registered to the driver,” Strathmore RCMP said in a news release Friday.

Due to the reckless and dangerous nature of this incident, a public security warrant was obtained to search the suspect’s home to retrieve any remaining weapons until the courts hear this matter.

Strathmore RCMP searched the suspect’s Calgary home, with assistance from the Calgary Police Service, obtaining the following items:

  • An AR-15;
  • 22 long guns (pistols, pistols, air rifles and an M1 car);
  • 20 revolvers and semi-automatic handguns;
  • Four air pistols; we had
  • Various weapons.

RCMP said all weapons were stored “safely.”

Of the 49 weapons seized, 12 were classified as restricted and 10 were classified as prohibited.

On September 10, 2022 Strathmore RCMP responded to a road rage complaint on Highway 1 East of Calgary where it was reported that a handgun had been fired at the complainant.

RCMP say most of the suspects have restricted or unregistered prohibited weapons.

Officers also received a number of prohibited devices such as magazines capable of holding more than the permitted number of rounds.

On September 10, 2022 Strathmore RCMP responded to a road rage complaint on Highway 1 East of Calgary where it was reported that a handgun had been fired at the complainant.

Trevor Hauck, 51, is charged with:

  • Pointing a weapon;
  • Using a weapon in commission of a crime;
  • Safe storage of firearms;
  • Carrying a concealed weapon;
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon;
  • Unauthorized possession of equipment prohibited.

RCMP say additional charges are expected.

“Luckily no one was hurt,” said Staff Sgt. Mark Wielgosz. ‚ÄúPublic safety is of paramount importance which is the driving factor in immediate response and subsequent accommodation to prevent further crimes.

“The charges and the conviction of the weapons taken from this site will be decided by the courts.”

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