Elk Point RCMP have charged a man from Fishing Lake with multiple offences, including forcible confinement and sexual assault.
On March 24, 2016 at 01:45 a.m., Elk Point RCMP received a 911 call in which voices were overheard but the call suddenly ended. The RCMP member called the number back and spoke to a woman who said she couldn’t talk, but was able to text with member. During the conversation via text, the female revealed she was with a man she didn’t know and feared she would be sexually assaulted. The cell phone number was then traced to a residence in Fishing Lake. Police made entry at 4″30 a.m. to find the female. The man was promptly arrested.
Investigation revealed that the 23-year-old female was walking home in Elk Point, which was a distance away, when a lone male pulled his truck over to offer her a ride. When she got in the vehicle, the man drove in the opposite direction from her home, and threatened physical violence to gain her compliance. The male drove her to his residence at Fishing Lake where he threatened, assaulted, and then sexually assaulted the female.
37-year-old, David Robby Laboucane of Fishing Lake was arrested and charged with one count of sexual assault, one count of Forcible Confinement, one count of Administering a stupefying drug, one count of uttering threats, and one count of careless storage of a firearm.
Laboucane’s first court appearance is set for Wednesday, April 13th in St. Paul Provincial Court.