Red Deer man facing multiple weapons related charges

January 4, 2012 | By | Reply More

 Ricky Severin charged

Police allegedly found loaded handgun inside car

30-year old Ricky Severin of Red Deer is facing multiple charges after a routing traffic stop lead police to search his vehicle where they allegedly found a loaded handgun.

Corporal Kathe DeHeer of the Red Deer RCMP says Severin was pulled over by Red Deer City RCMP at about 4 p.m.  The officer was on a routine patrol when he observed Severin allegedly commit a minor driving infraction.  The car and driver were pulled over at which time the driver of the vehicle allegedly obstructed the officer, giving him a false name.  Severin was then arrested and in a subsequent search of the vehicle, police allegedly found a loaded semi-automatic handgun under the driver’s seat.  The serial number on the handgun had been removed.

Ricky Severin is now facing nine charges including:  one count of possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace, one count of carrying a concealed weapon and two counts of possessing a firearm without a licence.  Severin also faces one count of knowingly operating a vehicle with a firearm, one count of possession of a firearm with serial removed, one count of obstruction, on count of driving while disqualified and one count of transporting a firearm without reasonable precaution for safety.

Severin has been released from custody on $2,500 cash bail and is scheduled to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court on January 4, 2012.


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