Wednesday , 21 October 2020
(Lloyd Connect)

Warrant blitz sees 32 people arrested by RCMP last week

During a four day initiative, Lloydminster RCMP arrested 32 people, while executing 57 outstanding warrants last week.

Between last Tuesday to Friday, October 9, the Lloydminster RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, along with General Investigation Section, Police Dog Services, and Eastern Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit (EADCRU) took part in a planned warrant initiative to target offenders within the city.

Several stolen vehicles were seized, police said, and laid charges with vehicle seizures for offences including operating a motor vehicle while suspended and impaired driving.

RCMP said they laid additional charges on some offenders.

Shane Donnelly, 42, of Lloydminster, has been charged with:

  • Resist arrest
  • Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Trafficking in property obtained by crime under $5000
  • Operation of a motor vehicle while prohibited
  • Fail to comply with a release order condition x 4

Ashley Cadrain, 38, of Lloydminster, has been charged with:

  • Resist arrest
  • Fail to comply with a release order condition x 2

Shania Heathen, 19, of Lloydminster, has been charged with:

  • Obstructing a peace officer
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000
  • Fail to comply with a probation order x 2

“The Lloydminster and EAD Crime Reduction Units will continue to target and identify offenders within our community as part of our ongoing crime reduction strategy within the City of Lloydminster”, said Inspector Lee Brachmann, Officer in Charge, Lloydminster RCMP.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connect Media. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.

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