During the evening hours of November 1, 2015, Cold Lake RCMP were called to a residence in Legends Estates near Cherry Grove for a disturbance inside of a residence. Shortly after RCMP arrival the situation quickly became and armed and barricaded event.
After approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, the suspect exited the residence and was taken into custody without further incident. A 37 year-old woman faces charges of careless use of a firearm, unsafe storage of a firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and resisting arrest.
The woman was released from custody with conditions and is to appear at Cold Lake Provincial Court on Wednesday December 9, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. Two shotguns were seized from the residence one of which was loaded.
*Press Release from Cold Lake RCMP
**the name of the accused has been removed at the request of the family to protect a youth who was not involved in the incident
***There has been a complaint filed on an officer involved in this incident. No charges have been filed on the officer, however the RCMP is investigating the complaint