On September 20, 2023, at approximately 2:25 am, RCMP responded to a dispute at a residence in The Pas.
Officers attended and were advised a male at that location was uttering threats. He was arrested without incident. While officers were in the home they noticed firearms parts, drugs, and drug paraphernalia.
Officers seized the firearms parts which included barrels, a stock, bullets and magazines.
They secured the residence and obtained a search warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
A search of the home resulted in the seizure of a cross bow, homemade weapons, approximately 40 grams of cocaine, a small quantity of methamphetamine, prescription medication and drug paraphernalia.
A 28-year-old female is facing a charge of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. She was released from custody with an upcoming court date.
Joshua Courchene, 30, has been charged with:
Uttering Threats x3
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking
Weapons Possession Contrary to and Order x4
He was remanded into custody.
The Pas RCMP continue to investigate