RCMP are searching for members of a group facing a number of charges after people were sprayed with bear mace and vehicles were damaged in Beauval.
On Monday at about 1:30 a.m., RCMP received a report of a disturbance and suspicious fire at a home in Beauval, the RCMP said in a release. An investigation determined that several people had approached vehicles parked outside the home and smashed their windows.
The vehicles had also been damaged by fire and one also had damage consistent with a firearm being shot at it. RCMP say there was a person in one of the vehicles when they were damaged, but they were uninjured.
Occupants of the home approached the group and were sprayed with bear mace. RCMP say some of the occupants reported experiencing minor effects from the bear mace, which was also sprayed at the door of the home.
Beauval residents Braydon Durocher, 24, Jelena Lafleur-Laliberte, 19, and Vincent Roy, 25 have been charged in connection with the incident. Two male teens have also been charged. Their identities and information about them is protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
All five are charged with:
- Two counts of assault with weapon
- Arson — disregard for human life
- Arson — damage to property
- Careless use of a firearm
- Possession of a weapon for committing an offence
- Unauthorized possession of a firearm/prohibited weapon or restricted weapon
- Uttering threats against a person
- Two counts of mischief under $5,000
RCMP say one of the male teens has been arrested and will appear in court in Beauval on May 18 at 10 a.m. Warrants have been issued for the others’ arrests.
Braydon Durocher is described as approximately 5’8” tall and 135 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
Jelena Lafleur-Laliberte is described as approximately 5’6” tall. She has medium-length brown hair and brown eyes. She often wears a nose ring. RCMP did not have a photo available of her.
Vincent Roy is described as approximately 6’1” tall and 210 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes.
RCMP say they should not be approached. Anyone with information is asked to contact Beauval RCMP at 306-288-6400. An anonymous tip can also be submitted through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.
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