Blackfalds RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a wanted individual.

In April 2021, members of the Blackfalds RCMP with the assistance of Innisfail RCMP General Investigation Section and Calgary Police Service Firearm Investigative Unit entered into an investigation in relation to weapons trafficking. As a result, Blackfalds RCMP have charged Andrew Joseph Bento (37) of Calgary, Alta. with four counts of Weapons trafficking.

Blackfalds RCMP were unable to locate Bento and obtained a warrant for his arrest in May 2021. Blackfalds RCMP’s efforts to locate Bento have been unsuccessful and they are seeking public assistance.

Bento is described as:

  • 6 feet tall
  • 194 lbs
  • Blue eyes
  • Brown hair

Blackfalds RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance for any information on the whereabouts of Andrew Joseph Bento. Please contact Blackfalds RCMP at 403-885-3300 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.