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Lisa Joy

Lisa Joy is an international and national award-winning journalist who is originally from British Columbia.
She has spent the last two decades as an editor and reporter in Alberta.
Lisa covers the crime and court beat in Central and Northern Saskatchewan for the Battlefords Regional News-Optimist.
She is also a licensed private investigator and in her spare time she enjoys reading true crime.

Recent Work by Lisa

Warrant issued for man charged by Saskatoon Police Guns & Gang Unit

Warrant issued for man charged by Saskatoon Police Guns & Gang Unit

Robert Burr failed to appear in Saskatoon Provincial Court
Trial set in Pinehouse court for Tinker

Trial set in Pinehouse court for Tinker

Tinker was wanted after he failed to be put on electronic monitoring for uttering threats and resisting/obstructing a peace officer
Preliminary hearing set in La Ronge court for man charged with attempted murder

Preliminary hearing set in La Ronge court for man charged with attempted murder

Quintin Ross was arrested following a serious assault at a home in Hall Lake in December 2021
Trial for another of 10 accused in Tiki Laverdiere's death underway

Trial for another of 10 accused in Tiki Laverdiere's death underway

A judge alone trial for 34-year-old Danita Thomas started in Battleford Court of Queen's Bench today
N. Battleford woman vanishes from Edmonton without a trace in 1971

N. Battleford woman vanishes from Edmonton without a trace in 1971

Gail McCarthy's case is Edmonton’s oldest historical missing person case
Man accused of assaulting senior before fleeing with large axe fit to stand trial

Man accused of assaulting senior before fleeing with large axe fit to stand trial

Police had issued a SaskAlert warning the public that a dangerous man with a large axe or edged weapon was at large
Two men accused of confining and shooting man multiple times appear in P.A. court

Two men accused of confining and shooting man multiple times appear in P.A. court

Patrick Bear and Brandon Bear are charged with shooting a man multiple times at different locations over several hours
Meadow Lake man charged with forcible confinement denied bail

Meadow Lake man charged with forcible confinement denied bail

Corey Bouvier is charged with forcible confinement, obstruction of a peace officer, resisting arrest, and failing to comply with a release order
Preliminary hearing set for Saulteaux woman on first-degree murder charge

Preliminary hearing set for Saulteaux woman on first-degree murder charge

Jannay Blackbird is charged in connection to the death of 20-year-old Damian Moosomin
Fox has court appearance on first-degree murder charge

Fox has court appearance on first-degree murder charge

Bradley Ham’s body was found near a grid road about 30 kilometres southeast of Glaslyn on Nov. 27, 2020