Maskawcis RCMP seize gun after assault investigation on Ermineskin Cree Nation

By Bill LeBlanc  06/05/2024  The Maskwascis RCMP have seized a shotgun after investigating an assault in the area. On May 1, police received an urgent call for a serious assault in progress at a residence in Ermineskin Cree Nation, Maskwascis RCMP said in a media release on Monday, May 6. As officers arrived at the property, the attacker fled in an SUV and police began a pursuit. The pursuit continued into Samson Cree Nation where police deployed a tire deflation device and eventually immobilized the SUV. The suspect, who was arrested in Oct. 2023 after being found in possession of cocaine and a shotgun, was arrested a shotgun and significant amount of ammunition. Matthew Jake Omeasoo, 29, a resident of Montana First Nation was charged with the following: Possession of…

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