A Trochu man arrested in downtown Drumheller with an arsenal of guns, drugs and stolen property in was sentenced to four years in jail.
Tyson McDonald-Sherba, 24, pleaded guilty to several charges stemming from his arrest on October 11 in downtown Drumheller. On that day, Drumheller RCMP were investigating a complaint from a resident regarding a suspicious vehicle. Later that same day, police located a green 2004 Audi wagon on 3rd Avenue in Downtown Drumheller. Investigation determined the license plate on the vehicle was not a match and had been stolen.
A female passenger was exiting a nearby business, and police entered the business to look for the male driver of the vehicle. He attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended.
When he was arrested McDonald-Sherba was in possession of a substantial amount of cash and a loaded handgun. Police determined this firearm had been stolen.
The vehicle was seized and on the next day police executed a search warrant and they discovered another stolen license plate, Methamphetamine, and suspected GHB liquid. Police also seized an additional three revolvers and a pistol, with corresponding ammunition. One of these guns was reported stolen from Saskatchewan.
McDonald-Sherba pleaded guilty to possession of Methamphetamine for the purposes of trafficking, possession of a loaded handgun, not having a license to possess this gun, possession of property obtained by crime, obstruction and three breaches of conditions.
He was sentenced to a global sentence of four years in custody, getting credit for pre-trial custody.
April Margaret Couturier, 32, of Drumheller also has charges stemming from this incident, that have not been resolved.