Saturday , 25 September 2021

St. Paul RCMP arrest man wanted for assault with a weapon

St. Paul RCMP have arrested a wanted man they’ve been looking for in the past several weeks.

Lyle Tyson Cardinal was arrested Wednesday in Saddle Lake First Nation on his outstanding warrant for two counts of assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, three counts of uttering threats, and theft of motor vehicle.

He is also facing a new charge of resisting arrest.

Lyle Tyson Cardinal. Image: RCMP

Cardinal was remanded into custody after a judicial hearing and appeared in St. Paul Provincial Court on Thursday, RCMP said.

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.