Thursday , 5 August 2021

Cold Lake RCMP joint operation rounds up 10 on outstanding warrants

Image: Jeremy Scanie (left) Bryan Collins (right). Provided by Cold Lake RCMP

Update June 15:

Cold Lake RCMP has arrested Bryan Kalvin Collins without incident on Friday, June 12.

Collins was held for a Judicial Interim Release hearing and was released on bail to appear in Cold Lake Provincial Court on Aug.12 at 10:00 a.m.

Cold Lake RCMP, in a joint effort with the Eastern Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit (EADCRU) and the newly formed Lakeland Crime Reduction Unit were conducting a warrant apprehension operation in line with the Alberta Crime Reduction Initiatives on the 3rd and 4th of June 2020.

RCMP located and arrested ten individuals wanted on outstanding warrants of arrest for criminal code offences.

Of these ten individuals, Desmond Spence and Jeffrey Saskatchewan were remanded into custody after their judicial interim release hearings.

The other accused did not have additional offences when the warrants were executed.

Desmond Levi Spence (20) is before the courts on the following charges stemming from his warrants along with further charges added as a result of his actions at the time of his arrest.

  • Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
  • Flight from Peace Officer
  • Operation of Motor Vehicle while prohibited
  • Fail to comply with release order x 5
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000

He is set to appear in St. Paul Provincial Court on June 18.

Jeffrey Ronald Saskatchewan (36) was wanted on warrants of arrests for aggravated assault and other person’s offences.

Saskatchewan was arrested without incident in the M.D. of Bonnyville.

He will appear in St. Paul Provincial Court on Thursday.

Cold Lake RCMP are still looking for information on the whereabouts of the following persons still wanted on outstanding warrants of arrest:

Jeremy Adelard Scanie (32) is wanted for offence including:

  • Assault causing bodily harm
  • Fail to comply with release order

Bryan Kalvin Collins (25) is wanted for offences including:

  • Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle
  • Fail to comply with Recognizance x2
  • Taking motor vehicle without consent

Cooperation between the RCMP and the public is instrumental to the success of our crime reduction efforts.

The simple act of reporting any suspicious activity and/or crime provides us with the necessary information by which we gather intelligence.

Members of the public who suspect criminal activity in their community can call the local police or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers is always anonymous.

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