Gun pulled on peace officer during traffic stop near Rocky Mountain House: RCMP

Gun pulled on peace officer during traffic stop near Rocky Mountain House: RCMP
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A Rocky Mountain House man is in custody after a gun was on a peace officer during a traffic stop in a rural part of central Alberta.

It happened Tuesday morning south of Rocky Mountain House, in the Cow Lake area. RCMP said a Clearwater County peace officer pulled over an older model Jeep with an Alberta licence plate at 11:45 a.m.

The man driving got out of the Jeep and exchanged words with the peace officer. RCMP said the man then went back to his vehicle, got a rifle from the back seat, and pointed it at the officer. Police said he did not fire the rifle.

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The peace officer repositioned, or moved his vehicle away from the area, while the man with the gun drove away. RCMP said…



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