North Battleford man facing assault, weapons charges, remains in custody

A North Battleford man charged with assault, break and enter, and weapons offences remains in custody.

Brandon Holmes, 27, has had three bail hearings in La Ronge Provincial Court on Nov. 5, Nov. 2 and Oct. 26. At his last appearance, the judge ordered a bail report be completed for his next show cause hearing scheduled for Nov. 26.

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Holmes was arrested in connection to an incident in Stanley Mission. According to police, they received a call at about 2:30 a.m. Oct. 5 that there was a man with a firearm at a residence. The police searched the residence but couldn’t find the suspect but their investigation led them to identify the suspect as Holmes from North Battleford. Police searched Stanley Mission and area looking for Holmes and issued an alert to the public.

Later that day, at about 2:30 p.m., the Stanley Mission RCMP found Holmes at a cabin a few kilometres away after allegedly stealing a boat to flee Stanley Mission. He was arrested without incident.

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

The charges against Holmes haven’t been proven in court.


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