LA RONGE – On March 9, 2023, La Ronge RCMP’s General Investigation Section (GIS) received a report of a serious assault and robbery of a woman, which occurred in June 2022.
La Ronge GIS immediately began investigation with the assistance of La Ronge RCMP, Stanley Mission RCMP and Saskatchewan RCMP’s La Ronge Crime Reduction Team. On March 14, officers executed a search warrant at a residence in Stanley Mission as part of their ongoing investigation into the assault and robbery.
Officers located and seized 15 long-barrelled firearms [including one semi-automatic model], two handguns [one loaded], ammunition, prohibited magazines, 10 knives and two cans of bear spray. They also located and seized approximately 31 grams of methamphetamine, 85 grams of cocaine, 672 grams of cannabis, a sum of cash and drug trafficking paraphernalia.
Two people were then arrested in relation to the June 2022 assault and the items seized by police during the search warrant.
Jonas Hardlotte, 36, and Roseanne Halkett, 33,both from Stanley Mission, are each charged with attempted murder, robbery, aggravated sexual assault, unlawful confinement, aggravated assault, choking to render another person incapable of resistance, possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of the proceeds of crime under $5,000, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unlicensed possession of a firearm, possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of a loaded prohibited firearm, and possession of a prohibited device.
Hardlotte and Halkett are scheduled to appear in La Ronge Provincial Court on March 16.
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