A 30-year old man from Ponoka, Alberta has been charged with multiple offences including possession of a firearm while prohibited, possession of a firearm obtained by crime and assault.
According to Indian Head RCMP, on August 1 at approximately 11:15 p.m. RCMP responded to an assault at a camper trailer at a work site southeast of Indian Head.
During the investigation, police learned an adult male suspect possibly had access to multiple firearms and allegedly made threats to harm others.
File Hills Police Service, White Butte Detachment and Police Dog Services, contained the area around the work site.
30-year-old Brendon Wagner of Ponoka, Albert was taken into custody without incident.
Multiple firearms were seized along with hundreds of rounds of ammunition and prohibited high capacity ammunition magazines.
The RCMP Emergency Response Team also responded, but the suspect was taken into custody before their arrival.