Whitecourt, Alberta – On May 15, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. Whitecourt RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the Woodlands County area. The report was false but a male was located on the roof of the house with a loaded rifle. The male was cooperative and was arrested without incident.
Jesse Caithness-McGregor (27) of Woodlands County, Alta. was arrested for an outstanding warrant and charged with:
• Unauthorized possession of a firearm
• Careless use of a firearm
Jesse Caithness-McGregor was held for a judicial hearing. He was released and will be appearing in Whitecourt Provincial Court at 10:00 a.m. on July 28th, 2020.
While Whitecourt RCMP were in attendance at the first call, a second high priority call came in involving shots fired in the area of Woodlands County. Investigation revealed that a shot had been fired into the air. No one was injured. The 58-year-old male suspect was arrested without incident. He was released with conditions and is scheduled to appear in Whitecourt Provincial Court at 10:00 a.m. on July 28th, 2020. His name will not be released as his documents are waiting for judicial authorization.
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