Lac La Biche RCMP arrest four after warrant round up

Lac La Biche, Alberta – On Oct. 14, 2020 officers from the Lac Biche RCMP with assistance from the Eastern Alberta Rural Crime Reduction Unit (EADRCRU), St. Paul and Cold Lake RCMP Police Dog Services conducted a planned operation to apprehend repeat offenders.

While on patrol officers observed a wanted individual driving a truck stolen out of Smoky Lake on Elinor Road. The wanted male attempted to flee the area in the truck and a tire deflation device utilized which immobilized the vehicle. The male and a female passenger then fled the area on foot but were later arrested after a lengthy police dog track. A sawed-off shotgun was located inside the stolen vehicle

(File Photo) Arrested
(File Photo) Arrested

Chad Gladue (24) of Beaver Lake, Alta., had outstanding warrants for 15 Criminal Code offences. He was additionally charged with 13 offences from this incident, some of which include:

· Flight from police

· Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle

· Careless use of firearm

· Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

· Possession of stolen property over $5000

· Fail to comply with release order (x4)

He was remanded into custody after a judicial hearing and is set to appear in Lac La Biche Provincial Court on Nov. 2, 2020.

Gina Huppie (34) of Lac La Biche, had outstanding warrants for 11 Criminal Code offences. She was additionally charged with nine offences from this incident, some of which include:

· Careless use of firearm

· Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose (x2)

· Obstruct a peace officer

· Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon (x2)

She was released after a judicial hearing and is set to appear in Lac La Biche Provincial Court on Nov. 2, 2020.

Damien Quintal (35) of Conklin, Alta., and Murray Laboucane (55) of Lac La Biche were also arrested during this round up at separate residences in the Lac La Biche area for their outstanding warrants.

“The collaboration with several units was a success,” says Sergeant Charles Brown, Lac La Biche Detachment. “We will continue these types of initiatives to reduce crime in our communities and bring those who are wanted before the courts.”

Lac La Biche RCMP



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