Abbotsford Police Arrested Woman At Mall Who Had A Loaded Gun On Her

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Abbotsford Police

Abbotsford Police have arrested Danielle Rigdon, a female in her early 40’s, who had a loaded gun on her inside a mall.

On March 18th, Rigdon left her residence without the permission of police and was quickly tracked by her electronic bracelet to Sevenoaks Shopping Centre.

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“During the arrest, she attempted to turn over a bag to a friend, but the bag was intercepted by the arresting officers” reads a police statement.

Once they opened her bag, officers found a loaded handgun, drugs, and cash. Rigdon has been charged with Pointing a Firearm, Assault with a Weapon, and Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm.

After her arrest, police went to search Rigdon’s residence and seized a loaded firearm and
ammunition.

Danielle Rigdon is currently in custody and is additionally charged with:

  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon
  • Possession of a Prohibited Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited Firearm
  • Possession of a Prohibited Device Dangerous to the Public
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Breach of Undertaking/ Recognizance (three counts)

Anyone with additional information regarding these incidents is asked to call Abbotsford Police at 604-859-5225, or text us at 222973 (abbypd). To report anonymously to Crime Stoppers, call 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or report online at Solvecrime.ca.

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