Wednesday , 21 October 2020

Crime

Forcible confinement case adjourned for both accused

Both men facing multiple charges stemming from a search warrant in August were back in court on Monday. Luke Dean, 27 and Jason Palsich, 37, had their cases adjourned until October 26th after appearing in Lloydminster Provincial Court. The accused wait to face charges including forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, uttering threats, robbery with a weapon and extortion. The …

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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 …

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Maidstone RCMP looking for suspects after Lashburn home invasion

Maidstone RCMP is searching for two suspects after a reported home invasion in Lashburn. Officers began an investigation after receiving calls late Tuesday night. It was revealed two suspects wearing all black clothing, black balaclavas and gloves broke into the home and allegedly assaulted the homeowner. Mounties said the suspects were believed to be armed and stole cash, personal items …

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Lloyd man faces 28 charges after $120K stolen property recovered

A Lloydminster RCMP search warrant issued on a local home led to the arrest of a 41-year-old. Mounties recovered a variety of stolen property worth around $120,000 on October 1st. The items included, RV trailers, hauling trailers, ATV’s, a flat deck trailer, a firearm, and numerous other items. Trevor Tessmer (41) is facing 28 charges such as: Possession of property …

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Vermilion RCMP investigate fatal collision

A Mannville woman has died after a fatal collision earlier this week. On Wednesday at approximately 3:20p.m., Vermilion RCMP responded to a report of a two vehicle collision on Highway 16 at Range Road 70. The preliminary investigation revealed a SUV was travelling north on Range Road 70 and was crossing Highway 16 when a collision occurred with a westbound …

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Frog Lake Memorial vandalized

No information is yet available about the person or persons who spray painted an anti-police obscenity around the base of the Frog Lake Memorial sometime this week. The graffiti reads “Land back” “All cops are c***s” and “f*** colonizers.” A large red circle with an ‘A’ inside it was also spray painted on the memorial. “I don’t condone the action …

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Vermilion RCMP investigate stabbing in Innisfree

An Innisfree man is facing an aggravated assault charge after a stabbing in the area over the weekend. In the early evening hours on Saturday, Vermilion RCMP responded to report of an injured male in Innisfree. On arrival, a 55 year old male victim was located with serious injuries. The male was treated by EMS and transported first to Vegreville …

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Both accused in forcible confinement case appear in court next month

Both men facing multiple charges including forcible confinement relating to a search warrant in August will appear back in court next month. Both Luke Dean, 27, who appeared via CCTV, and Jason Palsich, 37, who appeared in-person in Lloydminster Provincial Court on Monday will make an appearance again on October 19th. On Monday, Dean was granted his release from Saskatoon …

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Man charged with 2nd-degree murder in relation to Onion Lake death

An eight-month investigation into the death of Braden Richard Bull has led to a second-degree murder charge. Bull was found dead near Highway 797 in Onion Lake Cree Nation on January 21st. Onion Lake RCMP, along with the North Battleford, Prince Albert and Saskatoon RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) have been investigating the homicide since January. Vega Bear, a 24-year-old …

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