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Theft from Cupar involving firearm

July 23, 2018 8:22 am


On July 20, 2018, at approximately 11:15 p.m., Southey RCMP responded to a complaint of a theft from a business in Cupar, SK, involving a firearm.

An woman had entered the business, requested a bottle of alcohol, took it and exited the business without paying.

She got into a truck where the driver, an adult male, was waiting.

As they were leaving, an employee of the business made attempts to stop them.

The woman displayed a firearm and pointed it in the direction of the employee.

The truck then left the property. No injuries were reported.

With assistance from Punnichy RCMP, the two persons of interest were identified and arrested without incident at a residence on the Gordon First Nation.

As a result:

24 year-old Misty Dawn Cyr is charged with:

· Theft, Sec. 334 Criminal Code (CC)

· Possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes, Sec. 85(1)(c) CC

· Possession of a weapon for the purpose of committing an offence, Sec. 88 CC

· Point firearm, Sec. 87 CC

· Assault with a weapon, Sec. 267(a) CC

· Uttering threats, Sec. 264.1(1) CC

· Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, Sec. 249(1) CC

· Three counts, breach of probation, Sec. 733.1(1) CC

· Resist arrest, Sec. 129(a) CC

72 year-old Melvin Joseph Longman is charged with:

· Theft under, Sec. 334 Criminal Code (CC)

· Possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes, Sec. 85(1)(c) CC

· Possession of a weapon for the purpose of committing an offence, Sec. 88 CC

· Point firearm, Sec. 87 CC

· Assault with a weapon, Sec. 267(a) CC

· Uttering threats, Sec. 264.1(1) CC

· Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, Sec. 249(1) CC

Both have been remanded and will appear in Regina Provincial Court on Monday, July 23, 2018.


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