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Teens appear in court

Teens appear in court

Two teenagers who were found unconscious in a car at a gas station had their matters put over to Dec. 4.

Lincoln Olafson, 18, and Braiden Fletcher, 18, appeared in the St. Albert Provincial Court by CCTV on Monday.

Olafson, of Hythe is facing weapons, drug and failing to comply with court order charges. Fletcher, of Beaverlodge is facing weapons, drug and driving charges.

A third teen, Brooke Katcheech, 18,  of Edmonton is facing weapons, drug and Breach of Release document charges.

A fourth teenager was also found in the car. The 14-year-old youth from Grande Prairie was charged with weapon and drug related offences. The identity of this young person will not be released in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

On Tuesday Oct. 3 just before 8:20 a.m. the RCMP received a report of four young people who were unconscious in a vehicle in front of the Shell gas station at the corner of Sir Winston Churchill Avenue and Fairview Boulevard.

Drugs, alcohol and two firearms were seized from the vehicle and all four are facing weapons and drug charges.

Man dismisses lawyer

One man involved in a serious assault has had a change of counsel but the preliminary inquiry date will stay the same.

Boakai Abu Dukuly appeared on CCTV and dismissed his lawyer on Monday in court. He will be seeking a different lawyer.

Their preliminary inquiry is scheduled for Jan. 22, 2018 in the St. Albert provincial court.

On May 21 a 17-year-old male allegedly went to meet three men and entered their vehicle for a drug deal.

The teen was assaulted, receiving injuries to his side, face and head. He required surgery and a stay at the hospital.

The boy also had his property stolen and was left wandering through the Akinsdale neighbourhood without shoes or socks.

Dukuly, 19; Malcolm Quincy Powery, 24; and Calvin Junior Powery-Hooker, 18; have each been charged with aggravated assault, robbery and forcible confinement. All three men are residents of Edmonton.

Dukuly and Powery-Hooker were denied bail and remain in custody.

The men have pleaded not guilty and have elected to have their case heard by a provincial court judge.

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