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Saturday , 28 November 2020
Bonnyville RCMP Detachment.

Nine arrested, four facing added charges after Bonnyville RCMP warrant round-up

Nine people have been arrested after local RCMP detachments completed a warrant round-up last week.

On November 12 and 13, Bonnyville RCMP Detachment Members, Bonnyville GIS and the Lakeland Crime Reduction Unit worked together to complete a round-up of wanted persons around town.

Of the nine arrested, additional charges were laid on four individuals, Bonnyville RCMP said on Wednesday in a press release.

Stephen Noel Hurst, 37, of Bonnyville, is charged with possession of stolen property, obtaining lodging by fraud, and failing to comply with a release order.

Hurst has been remanded into custody to appear in court at a later date.

Darryl Anthony Fontaine, 40, of Kehewin, is charged with resisting arrest. He was released by a Justice of the Peace to appear in court at a later date.

Justin Blair Moses, 39, of Saddle Lake, Alberta, is charged with:

  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of a Firearm While Unauthorized
  • Possession of a Firearm in a motor vehicle
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm
  • Operation of a Conveyance (Motor Vehicle) while Prohibited
  • Fail to Comply with Release order x 2
  • Possession of a Firearm while Prohibited x 2
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Driving an Uninsured Motor Vehicle

Moses has been remanded into custody to appear in court at a later date.

Preston Leon Halfe, 23, of Goodfish Lake, has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of a Firearm while Unauthorized
  • Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle
  • Careless Storage of a firearm
  • Failing to Comply with Release Order X 2

Halfe has been remanded into custody to appear in court at a later date.

If you have information on these or any other crimes, please contact Bonnyville RCMP at 780-343-7200.  If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store

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.