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Friday , 21 January 2022
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Wanted: 34-year-old Charmaine Brett Bear

The RCMP need the public’s help to locate Charmaine Bear who is wanted for failing to provide necessities of life.

Charmaine Brett Bear,  34-years-old, also known as Charmaine Spyglass, from Battleford, Saskatchewan has been wanted by police since last year.

A media release was issued February 4, 2021 related to this investigation. Several tips and information from the public were followed up on, but Charmaine has not been located to date.

Charges against Charmaine in January, 2021 include:

  • One count, failing to provide the necessaries of life, Section 215 of the Criminal Code
  • One count, Criminal Negligence Causing Bodily Harm, Section 221 of the Criminal Code.

As a result of the continued investigation, Charmaine Bear now faces additional charges of:

  • Two count, aggravated assault, section 268(2) of the Criminal Code
  • Two counts, assault, section 266 of the Criminal Code
  • Two counts, uttering threats, section 264.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code

This investigation began in December, 2020 when the North Battleford RCMP and General Investigation Services received a report of alleged child abuse.

Warrant for arrest extended to Alberta

The warrant for her arrest has been extended Alberta wide as investigation has determined Charmaine has been seen in the City of Edmonton. She is also known to frequent the Lloydminster, North Battleford, Mosquito First Nation and Saskatoon areas.

It is believed she is actively evading police and traveling between and staying in some or all of these locations.

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Charmaine is described as being:

–       also known to go by the name “Charmaine Spyglass”

–       5’6” tall,

–       123 lbs with a slender build

–       long, black hair that she is known to wear tucked up under a ball cap

–       brown eyes

–       she is known to wear baggy clothing

–       she is known to wear sunglasses indoors

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Where to report tips:

If you have information about Charmaine Brett Bear’s whereabouts:

You may be eligible for a cash reward for tips and information submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip online at https://www.saskcrimestoppers.com/

Or call your nearest police service or RCMP Detachment to report any information you have

Male charged in relation to same investigation

Lyle Aaron Bear was arrested and charged in relation to this investigation in January, 2021. There is no warrant for his arrest. He faces charges of:

  • One count, failing to provide the necessaries of life, Section 215 of the Criminal Code
  • One count, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, Section 221 of the Criminal Code.
  • One count, aggravated assault, section 268(2) of the Criminal Code
  • Two counts, assault, section 266 of the Criminal Code
  • Two counts, uttering threats, section 264.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code
  • Two counts, assault with a weapon, section 267(a) of the Criminal Code

Police say Charmaine and Lyle may be together

It is believed Charmaine and Lyle may be traveling together.  The RCMP says they may have several children with them.

About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is an award winning journalist and is from Whitbourne Newfoundland. Green graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, River Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner and can fillet a Codfish.