Tuesday , 3 August 2021

Lac La Biche RCMP charge woman with arson

The woman Lac La Biche RCMP took into custody earlier this week on suspicion of arson has been charged.

Twenty-four-year-old Lesley Cardinal of Beaver Lake was charged with a single count of Arson in relation to a fire started on Tuesday, causing damage to a storage facility.

Cardinal was held for a Judicial Interim Release hearing where she was remanded into custody.

The investigation into the V&H Drive-in fire is still ongoing.

Cardinal will be appearing next before a Judge on Monday June 29 via CCTV.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. 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.