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Saturday , 23 October 2021

Bonnyville man arrested after altercation downtown

One man has been charged following an early morning altercation in downtown Bonnyville.

At approximately 4:00am on March 22, Bonnyville RCMP received a complaint of an injured male requesting assistance in the area of 50 Street and 51 Avenue.

Members attended and the male was transported to hospital by EMS where he was treated and is expected to make a full recovery, RCMP said.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim got into an altercation with another male at or near the intersection of 50 Street and 50 Avenue, which resulted in the victim’s injuries, police said.

Christopher Lepine, 34, of Bonnyville has been charged with aggravated assault, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and two counts of failing to comply with an undertaking condition.

He was taken before a Justice of the Peace and released on $250.00 with conditions. His next appearance in court is set for April 6th.

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.