Bonnyville 7-Eleven Robbery & Ardmore Store B&E Suspects Arrested & Charged

During the early morning hours of June 13, 2017, robbery suspects pointed a shotgun at the operator of a motor vehicle in an attempt to steal his vehicle in the Bonnyville 7-Eleven parking lot.  The operator of the vehicle left the scene uninjured.  The same suspects then went to the Ardmore store where they broke in.  Once inside the store items were stolen and a shotgun was discharged enabling access to cigarettes that were locked in a cabinet.  Cold Lake RCMP’s GIS Unit after a lengthy investigation has arrested and charged the (5) suspects responsible.
Zachuary Desjarlais, 23 years old from the Elizabeth Metis Settlement has been charged with:
  • Mischief Over $5000.00
  • Break & Enter & Commit Theft
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000.00
  • Obstructing a Peace Officer
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose x 2
  • Robbery
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm While Unauthorized x 2
  • Robbery with a Firearm
  • Being the Occupant of a Vehicle with a Firearm
  • Wearing a Mask in the Commission of an Indictable Offence
  • Uttering Threats
  • Possession of an Explosive Device x 5
  • Possession of Firearm While Knowing its Possession was Unauthorized
  • Altering a VIN number
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000.00
  • Possession of Body Armour
Russell Cardinal, 25 years old from the Elizabeth Metis Settlement has been charged with:
  • Mischief Over $5000.00
  • Break & Enter & Commit Theft
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000.00
  • Obstructing a Peace Officer
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Robbery
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm While Unauthorized
  • Robbery with a Firearm
  • Being the Occupant of a Vehicle with a Firearm
  • Wearing a Mask in the Commission of an Indictable Offence
  • Uttering Threats
Kelly Joseph George Janvier, 42 years old from the Cold Lake First Nations has been charged with:
  • Mischief Over $5000.00
  • Break & Enter & Commit Theft
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000.00
  • Obstructing a Peace Officer
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Robbery
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm While Unauthorized
  • Robbery with a Firearm
  • Being the Occupant of a Vehicle with a Firearm
  • Wearing a Mask in the Commission of an Indictable Offence
  • Uttering Threats
  • Operate a Motor Vehicle While Being Pursued by Police
  • Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited
17 year old female from the Cold Lake First Nations, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act has been charged with:
    • Mischief Over $5000.00
    • Break & Enter & Commit Theft
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000.00
  • Obstructing a Peace Officer
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Robbery
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm While Unauthorized
  • Robbery with a Firearm
  • Being the Occupant of a Vehicle with a Firearm
  • Wearing a Mask in the Commission of an Indictable Offence
  • Uttering Threats
16 year old male from the Elizabeth Metis Settlement who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act has been charged with:
  • Mischief Over $5000.00
    • Break & Enter & Commit Theft
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000.00
  • Obstructing a Peace Officer
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Robbery
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm While Unauthorized
  • Robbery with a Firearm
  • Being the Occupant of a Vehicle with a Firearm
  • Wearing a Mask in the Commission of an Indictable Offence
  • Uttering Threats
Zachuary Desjarlais was released on a recognizance before a Judge and will next appear at Cold Lake Provincial Court on October 11, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.  Russell Cardinal was remanded into custody and will next appear at Cold Lake Provincial Court on October 11, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.  Kelly Janvier was remanded into custody and will next appear at Cold Lake Provincial Court on December 21, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.  The 17 year old female and 16 year old male were both released on a recognizance before a Justice.  The 17 year old female will next appear at Cold Lake Youth Justice Court on January 18, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.  The 16 year old male will next appear at Cold Lake Youth Justice Court on October 11, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.