A joint police operation has resulted in over a dozen arrests in the Lakeland.
On Nov. 25-26 and Dec. 12 a coordinated effort between the Cold Lake RCMP, Cold Lake General Investigation Service (GIS), Eastern Alberta District Rural Crime Reduction Unit (EADRCRU), RCMP Police Dog Services (PDS) as well as the MD of Bonnyville Criminal Intelligence Analyst, resulted in the apprehension of multiple individuals in the Cold Lake area.
On Nov. 25-26, police officers conducted an intelligence-led operation which resulted in locating and arresting eight individuals on outstanding apprehension warrants.
During this operation, the following persons were arrested for various criminal code offences:
- Adam Bulger (54) of Mallaig, Alberta
- Shawn Dean (33) of Cold Lake, Alberta
- Dustin Desjarlais (31) of Cold Lake, Alberta
- Kalvin Jacko (55) of Cold Lake, Alberta
- Bobby-Joe Janvier (32) of Cold Lake, Alberta
- Skylar Young (30) of Cold Lake, Alberta
- Gary Jeffery (56) of Ardmore, Alberta
- Teylor Roberts (24) of Cold Lake, Alberta
On Dec. 12, during another planned intelligence-led operation targeting rural property crime.
Police officers observed a vehicle believed to be used in property crime-related offences and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The vehicle fled from police.
Later the suspect vehicle made an attempt to hit an occupied stationary police vehicle.
The vehicle fled and police eventually located the vehicle and arrested five suspects after a lengthy foot pursuit by PDS.
A firearm and ammunition seized by police has been linked to the suspects.
Rudy Cardinal (20), Dallas Janvier (28), Quaid Janvier (23) Shy-Lynn Mayer-Janvier (23) and a young offender whom cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act were arrested and charged for multiple offences some of which include:
- Dangerous operation of motor vehicle
- Assault on police officer
- Flight from police
- and weapons related charges
“I’d like to recognize all the hard work of the MD of Bonnyville Criminal Intelligence Analyst, police officers and Support Staff involved, whom once again went to above and beyond in a display of cooperation and professionalism” said Sergeant Ryan Howrish, Cold Lake RCMP Operations Officer.
“Special projects such as these, help us achieve our goal of making our community safer.”