Man accused of robbing Lloyd motel at gunpoint denied bail

A man accused of an armed robbery in the border city of Lloydminster will remain in custody while he waits for his trial.

Rocky Wuttunee, 20, had a show cause hearing in Lloydminster Provincial Court on the Saskatchewan side on April 15. After listening to defence’s submission in favour of Wuttunee being released and the Crown’s argument against his release, Judge B. Krause denied his bail. The details of what was said during a bail hearing can’t be published.

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Wuttunee is accused of robbing a motel at gunpoint on March 29. His co-accused, Kacey Dillon and Jade Whitstone are wanted for robbery and several other offences. Police continue to seek them. Anyone with information about Dillon or Whitstone’s whereabouts is asked to contact your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers.

Wuttunee’s next court appearance is scheduled for May 6. 

Lloydminster borders Saskatchewan and Alberta.

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