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Wednesday , 28 July 2021
Elk Point RCMP seized several items during an arrest earlier this week. Image: RCMP.

Two arrested in Elk Point for firearms and stolen property offences

Elk Point RCMP arrested two people after finding a truck with a stolen license plate.

On Wednesday, police responded to a local business and located the vehicle with a stolen plate, which contained a 9mm rifle, two extended magazines, and ammunition were found.

After reviewing surveillance, RCMP located two suspects a short time later at a restaurant nearby.

During their search, police also found what is believed to be methamphetamine, and stolen driver’s license, cheques, mail, and credit card.

Chad Cardinal (37) of Saddle Lake was charged with the following:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance.
  • Careless Use of Firearm.
  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose.
  • Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle.
  • Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Order x4.
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 x2.
  • Identity Theft X3.
  • Possession of a Stolen Credit Card.
  • Failure to comply with a Release Order.

Randall Pasquayak (21) of Saddle Lake was charged with the following:

  •  Careless Use of Firearm.
  •  Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose.
  •  Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle.
  •  Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Order x4.
  •  Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000.
  •  Failure to comply with a Release Order x5.

Both were remanded into custody. Cardinal will appear at the St Paul Provincial Court on November 2 and Pasquayak will appear at the St Paul Provincial Court on November 5.

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.