Investigation into children’s safety ends in multiple property crime charges

Lloydminster, Saskatchewan – On September 28, 2016, just after 1:30 P.M., Lloydminster RCMP received a complaint of two young children alone on the street near 47 Avenue and 32 Street. The children were returned home and through that interaction police recognized a male who was wanted, that fled into the residence. The Lloydminster Crime reduction unit along with the General Investigation Section conducted a search warrant for the property.


Recovered in the search warrant were two firearms, bear spray, ammunition, drugs, and debit cards. In addition, police located two stolen motor bikes, a stolen Ford Escape, and numerous tools, which that had been stolen in files from Cold Lake, Kitscoty and Lloydminster.

Randy Lecomte, 31 years old from Onion Lake, Brett Schneider, 23 years old from Lloydminster, and Tanis Nicotine, 21 years old from Lloydminster, have all been charged with 17 offences; Possession of property obtained by crime Section 355(b) x8, Possess credit card data, Section 342(3) x3, Possession of a loaded prohibited firearm Sec 95(a), Careless storage of a prohibited firearm Sec 86(1) x2, Possession of a prohibited firearm without a license Sec 92(2), Possession of a controlled substance Sec 4(1)

Destiny Stuart, 21 years old from Lloydminster, has been charged with breaching her recognizance Sec 145(3) x2

Randy Lecomte has been charged with an additional 7 counts of possession of weapons, firearm, and ammunition while prohibited sec 117.01(1) cc and one count of fail to comply with an undertaking Sec 145(3) cc

Brett Schneider is also charged with an additional two offences of possession of a weapon while prohibited Sec 117.01(1).

All four individuals appeared in Saskatchewan Provincial Court on October 3, 2016. Schneider and Lecomte were remanded into custody, while Nicotine and Stuart were released. Then next scheduled court dates are October 17 and October 24, 2016.

“It is evident that these individuals are involved with property crimes that span over a large area of Eastern Alberta,” Said Sgt Gerrald Walker. “Lloydminster RCMP continue to target the individuals committing this type of crime, and reduce the number of hard working Albertans being victimized.”

Lloydminster RCMP