While officers were driving to the Big River Detachment area on Oct. 19, 2019, they noticed a red-coloured Chevrolet Monte Carlo driving at a low rate of speed and was all over the road.
attempted to stop the vehicle when it began accelerating at a high rate of speed away from the officers. The vehicle fled the area. No pursuit was attempted.
Police observed marks on the roadway just a short distance down the road, which were consistent with a vehicle turning at high rate of speed. Officers followed the marks which led to a dirt road and located the Monte Carlo. Four individuals were still in the vehicle. One person fled the area and was arrested a short time later by the North Battleford Police Dog Service.
Some of the items were located and seized from the vehicle include a sawed-off 12-gauge shotgun with 20-gauge ammunition, a .308 calibre ammunition, one machete, multiple knives and masks, a baton, zip ties, four cell phones, and $2895.00 cash in Canadian currency.
Henry Ratt (DOB: 1996-11-26), Jerry Stewart Netmaker (DOB: 1980-05-16), Larry Durocher (DOB: 1983-10-30), and Kelsey Lee Lachance (DOB: 1996-01-06) have been arrested and are facing charges relating to the possession of multiple firearms, failure to comply and dangerous driving.
Ratt, Netmaker, Durocher and Lachance are scheduled to make their next Provincial Court in Prince Albert on Oct. 29, 2019.
Police are still on the lookout for the final occupant of the vehicle.