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Three Charged After Gun, Drugs Seized in Thompson

November 22, 2022 12:41 PM | News

Thompson Seizure

A handgun, drugs and cash seized after three people were arrested in Thompson on Friday, November 18, 2022. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Two men and a teen have been charged after reports of a gunshot in Thompson last Friday.

RCMP responded to a home on Brandon Crescent at around 6 a.m. and began looking for three individuals.

Two of the three suspects were apprehended a short distance away from the home, while the third was tracked down by a police dog to a residence on Princeton Drive.

A search of the suspects turned up a handgun, crack cocaine, illicit cannabis and a small amount of cash.

Robert Cruz, 34, Nolan Pronteau, 18, and a 17-year-old boy were arrested without incident. No injuries were reported.

All three suspects appeared in Thompson court on Tuesday to face numerous drug and firearms-related charges.

Thompson RCMP continue to investigate.