Court Briefs


Murder case moved

A man who is facing murder charges has had his case moved back to Slave Lake.

Randy Potskin, a 27-year-old man from Smith, Alta. has been charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of a 25-year-old woman. Chantelle Hole’s body was discovered inside her rural home near Smith.

The case was moved down to St. Albert, where Potskin had seven of his eight appearances after he was denied bail in Slave Lake.

Potskin remains in custody and his next appearance will be on Oct. 11 at 9:30 a.m. in Slave Lake.

Smith is 73 kilometres east of Slave Lake.

Bank robbery charges put over

A man charged with robbing a bank has had his charges put over until Oct. 16.

Perry James Marsh, 55, made his eighth appearance via CCTV on Monday and had his matter put over.

Just after 12:30 p.m. on May 1, St. Albert RCMP responded to an armed robbery in progress at the Bank of Montreal on Hebert Road. A lone man dressed in dark clothing entered the bank with a firearm and left with an undisclosed amount of money.

On May 10, 2017 Marsh was arrested and charged with robbery, using a firearm in commission of an offence, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, disguise with intent and possession of property obtained by crime.

Nobody was injured during the robbery.


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