RCMP UPDATE: Arrest of female suspect and warrant issued for shooter


Olds, Alberta - On Monday, March 23 at 12:05 PM, Jessica Nicole McClintock was located and arrested north of Trochu with the assistance of the Crime Reduction Unit. The gold coloured Infinity SUV was later located and seized from an area north-east of Wimborne. A judicial hearing was conducted for McClintock and she was released on $3000.00 no-deposit bail to attend Didsbury Provincial Court on June 24, 2020.

Investigators have also confirmed the identification of the shooter. Charges have been laid and an arrest warrant has been issued for Lyle Robert Walter Vance, 27, of Red Deer, for the following offences:

• One count of unlawfully wounding, maiming, disfiguring or endangering a life (section 268 Criminal Code).

• Two counts pointing a firearm (section 87(1) Criminal Code).Two counts of discharging a firearm with Intent to (section 244 Criminal Code).

• One count of prohibited possession of a firearm (section 117.01(1) Criminal Code).

• One count of unlawful possession of a handgun (section 91(1) Criminal Code).One count of possession of a restricted and loaded firearm (section 95(1) Criminal Code).

• Two counts of breach of probation (section 733.1(1) Criminal Code).

The police are continuing to advise the public not to approach Vance as he may be armed and dangerous. The second male suspect involved in this incident has not yet been located or identified.

The Olds RCMP are asking that anyone who has any information on the whereabouts of Lyle Vance (photo attached), or any other information related to this incident or the second male suspect involved, to contact the Olds RCMP at 403-556-3323. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.