25-year-old charged after threat to La Ronge school

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A 25-year-old Lac La Ronge resident is facing multiple charges after police received a complaint about a person making threats with a firearm outside Senator Myles Venne School in La Ronge.

The school enacted safety rotocols and was placed on lockdown as police patrolled the area.

The RCMP tracked and located a suspect at a residence a few blocks away. A man was taken into custody without incident and a pellet gun located on the premises. No one was injured.

Tommy Lavallee, 25, has been charged with:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Using an imitation firearm
  • Using a firearm in a careless manner
  • Carrying a weapon for a purpose dangerous to the public peace
  • Intimidation by using threats of violence to a person
  • Mischief
  • Failing to comply with an undertaking.

Lavallee has been remanded into custody and will appear in La Ronge court on Thursday.