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A 29-year-old from Sandy Bay First Nation is facing several charges after a crime spree in the community.

On June 11, Manitoba First Nations Police Service (MFNPS) officers received a report that a stolen truck was driving in the community with multiple people inside with a firearm. When patrolling the area, officers spotted the vehicle on Main Road. The driver fled from police at a high rate of speed; however, officers were able to identify the driver.

The vehicle was located outside of a residence on Lake Road South. After a short foot pursuit, the driver was arrested without further incident and it was found that the truck was stolen from Carman, Manitoba. A 22-250 rifle was also found.

Jordan Kenneth BEAULIEU (29-year-old) of Sandy Bay was held in custody and charged with the following offences;

  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Possession of a firearm when knowing possession is unauthorized
  • Unsafe storage of a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Possession of a firearm/ammunition in a motor vehicle
  • Weapon possession contrary to order
  • Fail to comply with release order condition x2