One in custody after shots fired in Spiritwood

By paNOW Staff
March 13, 2018 - 3:30pm Updated: March 13, 2018 - 6:22pm

One person was arrested after a shot was fired during a break-in early Tuesday morning at a rural residence in the Spiritwood area, according to RCMP .

Police said nobody was injured, and they are investigating the incident. One man is already in custody, RCMP said, though he was not the person who fired the shot. Ronald Joseph, 28, from the Big River First Nation was charged with possession of a weapon for a purpose dangerous to the public, unauthorized possession of a firearm, break and enter, three counts of theft of a motor vehicle, possession of property obtained by crime, and operating a motor vehicle while disqualified.

He is set to appear in Spritwood Provincial Court on March 14.

Police are also looking for a white, 2017 Ford F350 dually truck with licence plate 995 FTF, which was reported missing from the residence. RCMP advised the public not to approach the vehicle, and to immediately report any sightings to police.


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EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was updated at 5:45 p.m. on March 13 to include an update from the Spiritwood RCMP. 

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