Bear spray, axe & sword used in Car Jacking, two females in their 30’s facing charges: Leduc RCMP

Leduc, Alberta – On Aug. 3, 2020, Leduc RCMP arrested two females following a car jacking on Grant Macewan Blvd. near Township 500.

At 10:50 p.m., Leduc RCMP were dispatched to a car jacking. A male and female were parked on the gravel road when they were approached by a female in a passing vehicle. The female suspect sprayed both occupants with bear spray. Three other suspects approached and the male brandished an axe while demanding money and the keys to the vehicle. Both victims exited the vehicle and a female suspect assaulted the male victim with a sword. Two female suspects fled in the victim’s car.

The stolen vehicle was observed a short time later by Edmonton Police Services Air 1. Police attended the area and a tire deflation device was unsuccessfully deployed, however the vehicle became stuck in the ditch in the area of Highway 623 and Range Road 235

Edmonton Police Helicopter
Edmonton Police Helicopter

Leduc RCMP with the assistance of Edmonton police arrested two females.

Junelle Desjarlais (36) of Wetaskiwin was charged with:

· Dangerous operation

· Robbery with a weapon

· Assault with a weapon X2

· Theft of motor vehicle

· Obstruction

· Theft under $5000.

Desjarlais was held in custody after a Judicial Interim Release hearing to appear in Leduc court on Aug. 6, 2020.

Jessica Wildcat (30) of Maskwacis was charged with:

· Theft of motor vehicle

· Robbery with a weapon

· Assault with a weapon X2

· Theft under $5000.

Wildcat was released on bail to appear in Leduc court on Aug. 27, 2020.

The victims of the car jacking were transported to hospital where they were treated and released.

Leduc RCMP is looking to identify and locate the other male and female suspects.

If you have any information about this incident or the other involved persons, please contact the Leduc RCMP at 780-980-7267. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.p3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Leduc RCMP



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