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H.P. court docketMonday, Feb 7, 2022Judge R.B. Marceau A former High Prairie area woman is spending another few weeks in jail after pleading guilty to assaulting a police officer.Roseanne Marie Chalifoux, 37, of Edmonton, was sentenced to 45 days in…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A trial for a High Prairie man charged in connection with an illegal fishing operation two years ago has been put off again.Louis Robert Bellrose, 85, was scheduled to go to trial Jan. 24-28 in Edmonton…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News An anticipated 10-day jury trial was scheduled to begin in Peace River Court of Queen’s Bench Jan. 31 on a suspect charged with second-degree murder.Winston Derksen is accused of the Dec. 2, 2019, killing of Faisal…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News One man is in custody facing charges after allegedly pointing a firearm at two victims.Peace Regional RCMP have since lifted a shelter put in place after the incident began Jan. 20.“This afternoon at approximately 2:45 p.m.,…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A High Prairie man charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a Sucker Creek man Nov. 19 will be back in court in mid-February.The matter of Travis Myles Melnyk, 40, returned to the…

A Gift Lake woman was sentenced for her first crimes in Slave Lake provincial court Jan. 19.Jasmine Dana Marie Cardinal, 22, appeared via phone because she was in quarantine at Edmonton Remand Centre. She pleaded guilty to obstructing a peace…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A Faust man charged in connection with an illegal fishing operation two years ago will get his day in court.David Rochon is scheduled to got to trial Sept. 2 in High Prairie in commissioner’s court.The date…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A High Prairie man charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a Sucker Creek man Nov. 19 will be back in court in mid-January.Travis Myles Melnyk, 40, returned to High Prairie provincial court…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A High Prairie man charged with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of a Sucker Creek man Nov. 19 made his first appearance in court last week.Travis Myles Melnyk, 40, appeared in High Prairie…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A Peace River man will hear his sentence in a Peace River courtroom Dec. 3 for his part in the murder of Lawrence Robert Butt, 20, on May 17, 2017.Kyle Dubroy-Clement, who was 24 at the…

H.P. court docketNov. 22, 2021Judge D.R. Shynkar A Driftpile man was sentenced after pleading guilty to several breaches when he appeared in High Prairie provincial court Nov. 22.George Edward Giroux, 47, was handed a global sentence of 35 days on…