Beaver River, Saskatchewan – On August 24, 2022 at approximately 6 p.m., Meadow Lake RCMP received a report of a vehicle submerged in the Beaver River, off of Highway #903.
When police officers arrived at the scene, an adult male was standing on top of the submerged vehicle. He was transported to hospital with injuries.
With the assistance of heavy equipment operators, a truck was later removed from the Beaver River and an adult female, a 20-year-old from the Dillon area, was located deceased inside.
Officers also located and seized a loaded handgun from the truck.
Saskatchewan RCMP’s Collision Reconstruction and Meadow Lake General Investigation Section continued to investigate with the assistance of Meadow Lake RCMP and charged 36-year-old Bryan Janvier of Dillon, SK with:
one count, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, Section 320.13(3), Criminal Code
one count, operation while impaired, Section 320.14(1)(a), Criminal Code
one count, operation while impaired over 80 mg causing death, Section 320.14(3), Criminal Code
one count, possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle, Section 94(2), Criminal Code
one count, unsafe storage of a firearm, Section 86(2), Criminal Code
one count, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, Section 88(2), Criminal Code
one count, unauthorized possession of a firearm, Section 91(3), Criminal Code
one count, possession of a firearm/prohibited weapon when knowing possession authorized, Section 92(3)(a), Criminal Code
one count, possession of a firearm with ammunition without license/registration, Section 95(2), Criminal Code
A warrant has been issued for Bryan Janvier’s arrest. Investigators are actively trying to locate him and ask members of the public to report information on his whereabouts.
Bryan Janvier is described as approximately 6’1″ and 220 lbs. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo on his cheek and is missing a front tooth.
He has connections to the Dillon and Cold Lake, AB areas, but his current whereabouts are unknown.
If you see Bryan Janvier, do not approach him. Report sightings or information on his whereabouts to your local police service immediately. Information can also be submitted anonymously by contacting Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.saskcrimestoppers.com.
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