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Six people charged; drugs and ammunition seized

RCMP have arrested and charged six individuals after a tip of a stolen ATV lead to the seizure of meth and ammunition.

On Friday March 15, 2019, the Elk Point RCMP received a report that an A.T.V. was stolen from a residence in Frog Lake First Nations. Police located the vehicle with the A.T.V. in the box only a few minutes after the call came in approximately one kilometre away.

Elk Point RCMP alongside the Cold Lake Police Dog Service attempted to stop the vehicle using a tire deflation device and the vehicle came to a stop shortly after at a rural residence in the Fishing Lake Metis Settlement. The truck used in the commission of the offence had also been reported stolen from Cold Lake back in January.

While searching the vehicle, police located approximately 600 rounds of ammunition, 11 grams of methamphetamine, a machete and bear mace. Police also located counterfeit money on one suspect, brass-knuckles and a stolen driver’s licence on another.

Matthew Francois (25) of Cold Lake First Nation:

  • Possession of a controlled substance.
  • Flight from police.
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 X2
  • Theft of motor vehicle.
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Unauthorized possession of ammunition in a motor vehicle.
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
  • Possession of counterfeit money.
  • Driving while disqualified.

Cody Janvier-Charland (23) of Cold Lake:

  • Possession of a controlled substance.
  • Flight from police.
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 X2
  • Theft of motor vehicle.
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Unauthorized possession of ammunition in a motor vehicle.
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
  • Identity theft.
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon.

Levi Cardinal (26) of Lac La Biche:

  •  Possession of a controlled substance.
  • Flight from police.
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 X2
  • Theft of motor vehicle.
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.
  •  Unauthorized possession of ammunition in a motor vehicle.
  •  Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
  •  Possession of ammunition contrary to order.
  •  Failure to comply with probation order X2.
  • Failure to comply with Recognizance X3.

Sara Mcgillis (20) of Fishing Lake Metis Settlement:

  • Possession of a controlled substance.
  • Flight from police.
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 X2
  • Theft of motor vehicle.
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Unauthorized possession of ammunition in a motor vehicle.
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
  • Failure to comply with an Undertaking.

Kayla Desjarlais (24) of Elizabeth Metis Settlement:

  • Possession of a controlled substance.
  • Flight from police.
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 X2
  • Theft of motor vehicle.
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Unauthorized possession of ammunition in a motor vehicle.
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

 

Janelle Smith (24) of Frog Lake First Nation:

  • Possession of a controlled substance.
  • Flight from police.
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 X2
  • Theft of motor vehicle.
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Unauthorized possession of ammunition in a motor vehicle.
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
  • Trafficking in stolen property.

If you have any information about this or any other incidents please contact the Elk Point RCMP at 780-724-3964. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online atwww.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.