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BONNYVILLE RCMP REPORT: Local man found 'highly intoxicated with blood covering his hands'

Bonnyville RCMP Report
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BONNYVILLE - A 34-year-old man found with blood on his hands was arrested and charged with assault causing bodily harm. 

On March 31, local police responded to a complaint regarding a break in at a 53 St. residence in town. When RCMP arrived on scene they located two victims bleeding and a damaged front door. 

The suspect, identified as Bonnyville resident Kyle Nadeau, was found "heavily intoxicated with blood covering his hands," detailed Bonnyville RCMP Sgt. Kim Hillier in an email.

According to Hillier, an argument led to an altercation and Nadeau was asked to leave the residence. Once outside, he tried to force his way back in, causing "damage to a door and injuries from the force of the door being opened."

Hillier confirmed none of the victims, who are known to Nadeau, suffered any serious injuries. 

Nadeau has been charged with breaking and entering, two counts of mischief under $5,000, assault causing bodily harm, and three counts of failing to comply with an undertaking. 

Police dog put to work

Officers were able to track down the suspect of a disturbance complaint on March 30. With the help of their police dog, RCMP located and arrested Clayton Cardinal after he fled the building and started running toward town.

Cardinal, 41 of Kehewin, was wanted on outstanding warrants at the time of his arrest. He was released by a Justice of the Peace. 

Two females not following orders

Police arrested two females in La Corey for breaching conditions on March 31. 

Both suspects were released and are scheduled to appear in court April 20. 

Suspect arrested, another ticketed after failing to remain at the scene

A 50-year-old male was arrested and a 35-year-old female handed a ticket after they failed to remain at the scene of collision. 

RCMP responded to a two-vehicle crash in the area of Hwy. 41 and Hwy. 660 on April 1. 

Hillier said two occupants from one of the vehicles involved fled, but were located nearby. 

The male, who had been driving the vehicle, blew a caution, noted Hillier, and was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while prohibited and failing to remain at the scene. He was also issued "a number of violation tickets for various infractions."

He is scheduled to appear in court June 15. 

The female passenger received a violation ticket for failing to remain at the scene. 

RCMP hoping forensics will lead them to their suspects

A 2011 black GMC Sierra was reported stolen and found within the same day, and police are hoping a forensic examination will help them catch the culprit. 

The call came in just before 7:30 a.m. on April 2, after a man reported his vehicle stolen from his workplace on 54 Ave. in Bonnyville. 

The complainant provided police with a description of two suspects.

"The vehicle was located a short time later and (was) seized for a forensic examination," Hillier detailed.

Former tenant drops in

The owner of a property on Range Rd. 460 called police on April 3 to report his former tenant and an unknown male stole a barbecue. 

The suspects left the area prior to officers arriving on scene, however, one was identified by the complainant.

Hillier said, "An arrest warrant is forthcoming."