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Thursday , 24 June 2021

St. Paul RCMP respond to quad collision, driver charged with drug offences

UPDATE: St. Paul RCMP have corrected the record and said there was no passenger on the quad and that the passenger in the truck was sent by air ambulance. The correction specifies that it was the quad driver who the drugs were found on.
On Sept. 5 at approximately 7:45 p.m., the St. Paul RCMP responded to a complaint of a motor vehicle collision between a quad and a truck on Whitefish Lake First Nation.
The truck was travelling north on shortcut road when it collided with the quad.
The three occupants of the truck were treated by EMS on scene and released, the passenger of the quad was airlifted by STARS air ambulance to Edmonton and treated for injuries and the driver of the quad was treated for injuries at a hospital.
While investigating the collision St. Paul RCMP located cocaine and oxycodone along with bear spray in possession of the driver.
Leon Chamakese, 19, of Pelican Lake First Nation, Saskatchewan was charged with the following;
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance
  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon

He was released from custody and is set to appear in St. Paul Provincial Court on Oct. 10, 2019.

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