Rocky Mountain House RCMP charge male with aggravated assault, warrants issued

Clearwater County, Alberta – On Feb.9, 2022, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Rocky Mountain House RCMP responded to 911 call of a report of a male on the Sunchild Road who had been stabbed.

Upon arrival, RCMP located a male who was suffering from what appeared to be serious injuries. The male was transported to hospital by STARS air ambulance to hospital.

The investigation indicates that the victim and the suspect who had been travelling in the same vehicle, exited a vehicle when it pulled off of the highway. An interaction occurred where the victim received serious injuries from what is believed to be an edged weapon.

As a result of the investigation, charges have been laid against Michael Mackinaw (38) of O’Chiese First Nation:

• Aggravated Assault

• Fail to comply with release order (x2)

Mackinaw has also been charged in relation to a separate investigation.

Michael Mackinaw (38) of O’Chiese First Nation
Michael Mackinaw (38) of O’Chiese First Nation

On Feb. 8, 2022, RCMP investigated an incident where Mackinaw was driving a vehicle on the O’Chiese First Nation, where and he and the passenger had a verbal altercation. Mackinaw allegedly threatened the passenger with a weapon. The passenger who was also the owner of the vehicle, was able to exit the vehicle uninjured.

Mackinaw has been charged with

• Assault with a Weapon

• Possession of stolen property over $5000

• Fail to comply with release order (x2)

At this time Mackinaw has not been located and warrants have been issued for his arrest.

Michael Mackinaw is described as:

• 5’8” tall (173 cm)

• 241 lbs (109 kg)

• Black hair

• Brown eyes

• Medium completion

If located, do not approach. Please call 911 for immediate sightings or emergency situations involving Michael Mackinaw.

If you have any information on Michael Mackinaw’s whereabouts, please contact Rocky Mountain House RCMP at 403-845-2881 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Rocky Mountain House RCMP

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