Coronation police advise of heavy police presence – Update #2

February 2, 2024
Coronation, Alberta

News release

On Jan. 31, 2023, at 4 p.m., Coronation RCMP received a complaint of a shot being fired at vehicle while passengers were inside; no injuries were reported.

The suspect was reported to have returned to his residence. Coronation RCMP, assisted by Consort RCMP and Provost RCMP, attended the residence and arrested the suspect without incident. Following the arrest, a search warrant was obtained and executed on the residence.

As a result of the search warrant, the following items were seized:

  • Loaded Handgun;
  • Hunting Rifle;
  • Shotguns (x2), one being loaded with the serial number etched off;
  • Knives (x2); and
  • Ammunition.

As a result of the investigation, an 18-year-old individual, a resident of Coronation, was charged with a total of 18 offences, including:

  • Assault with a weapon (x3);
  • Pointing a firearm;
  • Discharge with intent;
  • Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose;
  • Possession of a firearm knowing it's unauthorized;
  • Mischief under $5000; and
  • Fail to comply with order (x6).

The individual was brought before a justice of the peace and was remanded into custody. He is set to appear at the Alberta Court of Justice in Red Deer, Alta., on Feb. 9, 2024.


Jan. 31, 2024

Coronation police advise of heavy police presence - Update

Coronation RCMP advise the incident is now over. Thanks to the public for your cooperation.


Jan. 31, 2024

Coronation police advise of heavy police presence

Coronation RCMP are advising that there is a heavy police presence on George Street at 47 Avenue as officers are responding to a high-risk complaint.

People are asked to avoid the area. Please do not post the actions of police on social media as it may pose a threat to police and public safety.

An update will be sent when more information becomes available.


Contact information

Alberta RCMP Media Relations

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