Two Irvine residents charged after multiple firearms seized

By CHAT News Today
April 19, 2017 - 3:57pm Updated: April 19, 2017 - 7:32pm

MEDICINE HAT, AB —Two Irvine residents have been arrested and charged with multiple weapons offences following a joint investigation between the Medicine Hat Police Service and Redcliff RCMP.

According to a news release, police and RCMP executed a search warrant on a residence in Irvine on April 13. Police seized 10 firearms, three of which were prohibited due to modified barrel length. In addition to the guns, police also seized four home-made silencers, prohibited magazines, bear spray, several boxes of ammunition, and 20 grams of marijuana.

Brandalyn Brandham, 31, and Denver Ailsby, 37, were both charged with unsafe storage of a firearm, possession of a loaded prohibited firearm, four counts of possession of a prohibited firearm and possession of a controlled substance.

Ailsby was also charged with breach of probation and possession of firearms contrary to a court order.

Ailsby is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday and Brandham is scheduled to appear on May 9.

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