Saturday , 15 May 2021

RCMP charge three people in shooting on Elizabeth Metis Settlement

Three people are facing charges after reports of a shooting on Elizabeth Metis Settlement on Sunday night.

Cold Lake RCMP responded at 11:30pm to a report of a residence being shot at several times.

Police responded to the area and two suspect vehicles were located.

RCMP began a pursuit and after using a tire deflation device, and help from Police Dog Services, they caught up with the suspects.

Michael Possberg (36) of no fixed address was charged with seven offences including, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, nuisance (endangering life), and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

Tiara Marten (19) of Cold Lake was charged with flight from police. At the time of her arrest, she was wanted in relation to a previous incident, RCMP said.

Dale Cardinal (31) of Cold Lake was charged with flight from police and failing to comply with her probation.

The three accused were released after judicial hearings and are set to appear in Cold Lake Provincial Court on Sept. 23.

The investigation continues. Cold Lake RCMP are asking anyone with information about this shooting incident to contact Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3302. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.