Charges laid against Sandy Bay man in Onanole RCMP officer shooting

RCMP in Onanole, Man. have laid 21 charges against four men in the wake of the Aug. 29 shooting in which RCMP Corp. Graeme Kingdon was shot. The man whom police have charged with shooting Kingdon was the subject of an Aug. 14, RCMP plea asking for public assistance in finding him.

Therae Racette-Beaulieu wanted

RCMP have charged Therae Racette-Beaulieu, 18, Sandy Bay, with two counts of attempted murder in the Aug. 29 shooting at Onanole, MB in which RCMP Corp. Graeme Kingdon was shot. RCMP photo

On Aug. 14, Portage la Prairie RCMP asked for public assistance in locating Therae Racette-Beaulieu, 18, Sandy Bay First Nations, at large on a warrant for his arrest. Police then said Racette-Beaulieu was bound to a conditional release and had failed to comply with imposed conditions.

Racette-Beaulieu is charged with two counts of attempted murder with firearm, two counts of breaking and entering, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, weapons possession contrary to order and fail to surrender authorization and possession of firearm/weapon/device/ammunition in motor vehicle.

Police also laid charges against three Portage la Prairie men.

Tommy Edward Beaulieu, 21, Portage la Prairie was charged with theft of vehicle, two counts of breaking and entering, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, weapons possession contrary to order and fail to surrender authorization and fail to comply with a probation order.

Shane Donovan Beaulieu, 30, Portage la Prairie was charged with two counts of breaking and entering, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 and weapons possession contrary to order and fail to surrender authorization.

Delaney Marcus Houle, 23, Portage la Prairie
Breaking and entering, two counts of breaking and entering, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, possession of firearm/weapon/device/ammunition in motor vehicle

All have been remanded into custody. Shane Beaulieu appeared in Brandon Provincial Court Friday. Delaney Houle, Tommy Beaulieu and Therae Racette-Beaulieu are all scheduled to appear in Brandon Provincial Court on Tuesday, September 4th.

The investigation is continuing by the Major Crimes Unit and further charges are possible.

In a Saturday evening press release, RCMP report, “We are pleased to report that Cpl. Kingdon is doing well. He remains in the hospital recovering from his injuries. He is receiving strong support from his family, friends and colleagues. The Manitoba RCMP thanks everyone who has reached out with words of compassion and encouragement.”

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