|Catlin Owen Ermineskin|
On July 26, three suspects were taken into custody at a residence in Edmonton. Investigative members from Wetaskiwin General Investigation Section (GIS), Wetaskiwin Crime Reduction Unit and Maskwacis Community Response Unit worked together, along with Edmonton Police Service, to investigate the incident, and the suspects involved.
A search warrant was obtained for the residence in Edmonton and a search was executed. The suspect vehicle was seized for forensic examination. Three out of five suspects were arrested and taken into custody. A fourth suspect was identified, and arrested on July 27 in Wetaskiwin.
24-year-old Evan Chase Francis Rain, 20-year-old Alexandra Louise Rain, 22-year-old Lynita Sinead Buffalo and 31-year-old Kayla Tiffany Wildflower Saddleback are all facing charges of kidnapping with a firearm, pointing a firearm and assault causing bodily harm.
All above accused were remanded. Kayla Saddleback was scheduled for a court appearance on July 31 in Wetaskiwin Provincial Court, while Lynita Buffalo, Alexandra Rain and Evan Rain are scheduled for court in Wetaskiwin on August 2.
27-year-old Catlin Owen Ermineskin has not been located by the RCMP. A warrant for his arrest has been issued. He is facing charges of kidnapping with a firearm, pointing a firearm and assault causing bodily harm as well as two counts of fail to comply with conditions of an undertaking.
Ermineskin is described as:
- First Nations
- 5’10” tall and 150 lbs
The Wetaskiwin RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating Catlin Ermineskin. It is believed that he may be dangerous given the nature of the offence alleged. If you have any information relating to his whereabouts, please contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP at 780-312-7200, or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS