New Brunswick RCMP seeking man in connection with shot fired

Sackville, New Brunswick – The RCMP in New Brunswick is asking for the public’s help in locating a 33-year-old man wanted in connection with an incident in Sackville where a shot was fired.

On September 7, 2017, around 1 a.m., the Sackville detachment of the Southeast District RCMP was called to a home on Weldon Street where a shot had been fired. No one was injured. Later that same day, RCMP in Nova Scotia arrested a 21-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man. The man fled police custody and is currently at large.

A warrant of arrest has been issued for 33-year-old Morris James Lanceleve of no fixed address. He has been charged with failing to comply with a judge’s undertaking, possession of a firearm while prohibited, discharging a firearm while being reckless, and possession of a weapon contrary to an order.

Lanceleve is described as 5’7″ tall, weighing approximately 133 pounds, with short brown hair and green eyes. He also has tattoos of a skull and flames on right shoulder, and a skull and cross on his upper back. It is believed he may be in Nova Scotia.

Lanceleve is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone who encounters him is advised not to approach him and to contact your local police immediately.

Alyssa Margaret Kelly is charged with accessory after the fact to careless use of a firearm, and possession of a prohibited weapon. She appeared in Moncton provincial court on September 8, and was released on a judge’s undertaking with numerous conditions. She will be back in court on October 20, 2017 to enter a plea.

Photo: Morris James Lanceleve
Photo: Morris James Lanceleve

Anyone with information on Morris James Lanceleve’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Sackville detachment of the RCMP at 506-364-5023. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at

Southeast District RCMP

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