Two men charged with firearms offences following search warrant

Lethbridge Police have charged two men with multiple firearms offences after a search warrant was executed at a south side home earlier this week.

On February 13, 2018 the LPS Critical Incident Response Team executed a search warrant a home along the 2100 block of Palm Road South after receiving information the occupants were in possession of a firearm. Police recovered a 12-gauge shotgun and rounds of ammunition. Two males were taken into custody at the scene. One was subsequently charged and the other released without charges. A third male suspect was not located and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Brandon Michael Coster-Tarcon, 28, is charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm obtained by the commission of an offence, knowingly possessing an unauthorized firearm, possession of an offensive weapon, careless use/storage of a firearm. Coster-Tarcon was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court Feb. 21.

Braydon Shane Fuson, 18, is charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, three counts of possession of a prohibited firearm, possession of a firearm obtained by crime, careless use of a firearm, knowingly possessing an unauthorized firearm, and possession of an offensive weapon.

Fuson’s whereabouts are currently unknown and  warrant has been issued for his arrest. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at www.tipsubmit.com