North Battleford man appears in La Ronge court on weapons charges

A North Battleford man facing weapons charges was remanded in custody after appearing in La Ronge Provincial Oct. 8.

Stanley Mission RCMP arrested Brandon Holmes, 27, on Oct. 5. Police say they were called to a home in Stanley Mission after they received a complaint about a man with a firearm. When police arrived at the residence, the suspect - later identified as Holmes - had fled.

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Police located Holmes at a cabin a few kilometres from Stanley Mission and say he allegedly stole a boat to flee the community.

Holmes is charged with discharging a firearm with intent, carrying a concealed weapon, two counts of break and enter, and assault.

Holmes’ next court appearance is on Oct. 26 in La Ronge Provincial Court for a bail hearing.

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