RCMP have charged two people in connection to an incident that occurred on the Kawacatoose First Nation on Sunday, September 18.
Members of the Punnichy RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of an incident at a residence where threats were made and firearms were involved. RCMP located some of the suspects at a different residence on the First Nation at 8:55 a.m., and attempted to take them into custody, however they refused to leave the residence.
Additional resources were called in to assist including the RCMP Emergency Response Team, RCMP Police Dog Services from Yorkton and the Battlefords, Wynyard RCMP and an RCMP Crisis Negotiator.
The situation was resolved without incident by 12:00 p.m., and six people were taken into custody. A seventh person was also taken into custody shortly after 1:00 p.m.
26-year old Michael David Blueeyes, from Regina, has been charged with:
a) Uttering Threats against a Person contrary to Section 264.1(1) of the Criminal Code,
b) Assault with a Weapon contrary to Section 267(a) of the Criminal Code,
c) Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose contrary to Section 88 of the Criminal Code,
d) Resist Arrest Contrary to Section 129(a) of the Criminal Code.
Blueeyes appeared in court today at Punnichy, Saskatchewan. His next court appearance is scheduled for Friday in Regina.
24-year old Ricky Charles Longman, from Regina, has been charged with:
a) Assault with a Weapon contrary to Section 267(a) of the Criminal Code,
b) Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose contrary to Section 88 of the Criminal Code.
Longman appeared before a Justice of the Peace and was released for court at Punnichy on November 8.
The investigation is ongoing and further charges may be pending.