On Jan. 28th, 2017 at 4:50 a.m., Mayerthorpe RCMP responded to a complaint of a stabbing at a residence in Mayerthorpe.
Members attended and found a male victim had been stabbed several times with a knife at a house party during an altercation with another male.
The victim suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and was transported by EMS to an Edmonton hospital. The suspect fled before police arrived. No one else is believed to have been injured during this incident.
Police made extensive patrols in the area, but the suspect was not located.
Dillon Stuart Coulson, an 18-year-old from Lacombe County, was arrested a short time later after turning himself in. He is charged with:
· Aggravated assault – Sect. 268 of the Criminal Code
· Fail to comply with a recognizance – Sect. 145(3) of the Criminal Code
Coulson did not speak to bail and was remanded into custody. He is set to appear in Mayerthorpe Provincial Court on Feb. 9, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. via CCTV in relation to his charges.
As this matter is now before the courts no further information will be made available.