Elk Point RCMP arrest two after separate assaults reported

On Aug 3, 2018 Elk Point RCMP responded to a report of shots fired at a residence on the Frog Lake First Nation. It was alleged that two suspects used bear spray and discharged several rounds from a firearm at the outside of a residence before fleeing in vehicles. No one was injured.

While investigating police received a separate call regarding a male that was stabbed at another residence. Police responded and located a male youth victim at the residence with serious life threatening injuries. He was flown to Edmonton via STARS due to his injuries but was released a short time later.

Through further investigation two suspects were identified and arrested. Police do not believe this was a random incident.

Darcy Stanley (19) of Frog Lake has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Discharge a firearm
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Fail to comply with probation order (X3)

He was remanded into custody and will be appearing in St. Paul Provincial Court on Aug. 23, 2018.

A 16-year-old male youth who cannot be identified due to the Youth Criminal Justice Act was also arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Discharge a firearm
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Aggravated assault

The youth was remanded into custody and will be appearing in Bonnyville Provincial Court on Aug. 21, 2018.