Lac La Biche, Alberta – On June 8, 2017 at approximately 12:30 a.m., Lac La Biche RCMP responded to a shots fired complaint at a residence in Lac La Biche. A suspect vehicle fled the area and was not immediately located. A separate vehicle was found to have damage from what was believed to be caused by a discharged firearm.
At 3:30 a.m., a break and enter was reported at a residence in Heart Lake. Two suspects matching the description from the shots fired complaint entered a home and pointed a firearm at occupants of the residence and then fled the area in a vehicle
A short time later police located the suspect vehicle. Four people were arrested in a nearby residence without incident and taken into custody and are now facing multiple charges in relation to both incidents.
Josh Ladouceur**, a 27-year-old from Heart Lake was charged with multiple firearms offences and was released on $5000.00 no cash bail with court conditions. He will be appearing in Lac La Biche Provincial Court on June 12, 2017.
Cole Boucher**, a 24-year-old from Lac La Biche was charged with multiple firearms offences, and breach of conditions offences. He has been remanded into custody. He will be appearing in Lac La Biche Provincial Court on June 12, 2017 via CCTV.
Brooklynne Desjarlais**, a 21-year-old from Cold Lake was charged with multiple firearms offences and released on $2000.00 no cash bail with court conditions. She will be appearing in Lac La Biche Provincial Court on June 12, 2017.
A 17-year-old youth who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act has been charged with the same related firearms offences. The youth has been released with court conditions and will be appearing in Lac La Biche Provincial Court on June 12, 2017.
Police believe these acts were not random and there is no further risk to public safety.
As this matter is now before the courts no further information will be made available.
Lac La Biche RCMP