RCMP Serious Crimes Branch and Major Crimes Unit would like to extend its gratitude for the assistance they received from the public and from their colleagues in the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) which resulted in the location and arrest of Charmaine Cherelli Louis-Crier who had been at large on a warrant in relation to a charge of Second Degree Murder in the death of an 18 year-old woman in the Samson town-site in Maskwacis, Alberta on August 8, 2013.
Louis-Crier was apprehended on Monday, November 9 in Edmonton by the Targeted Offender Section of EPS. She appeared in Wetaskiwin Provincial Court today and the matter was set over to November 24, 2015 at 9:30 AM in Provincial Court in Wetaskiwin.
On August 8, 2013 an 18 year-old woman was arguing with another woman when she was fatally stabbed in a residence in the Samson Townsite in Maskwacis. The resulting police investigation uncovered evidence sufficient to arrest Charmaine Cherelli Louis-Crier in relation to the woman’s death and charge her with Second Degree Murder.
Louis-Crier had been released on a recognizance with one of the conditions being that she attends court for the preliminary hearing concerning her Second Degree Murder charge. She failed to attend court and a warrant for her arrest has been issued.
RCMP Red Deer Major Crimes Unit is seeking the assistance of the public in locating Louis-Crier. She is described as follows:
– Female, First Nations
– 36 years of age
– Height: 5’7” (170 cm)
– Weight: 161 lbs. (73 kg)
– Brown hair but is known to dye it blonde
– Brown eyes
Her last known location was in the Londonderry Mall area (north Edmonton) however she has strong connections to Maskwacis.
If you see LOUIS-CRIER, call police or 911. Do not approach her. Should you have any information on LOUIS-CRIER and you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.