High Level RCMP investigate weapons offence; “witnessed one male remove a machete from his pants”

High Level, Alberta – On May 24, 2023, Western Alberta District’s Crime Reduction Unit were assisting in crime reduction and public safety efforts in High Level when they witnessed one male remove a machete from his pants and begin engaging with another male.


Sherman Providence (20), a resident of Chateh, was arrested with the following charges:

· Carrying concealed weapon

· Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

· Fail to comply with release order condition

Providence was arrested and held for a Judicial Interim Hearing where he was remanded with a court date of May 29, 2023 at the Alberta Court of Justice in High Level.

As this matter is now before the courts, no further updates or details surrounding the incident will be provided.

Anyone with information in relation to crime in the High Level area are asked to please contact the High Level RCMP at 780-926-2226 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8377 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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