BARONS: A call about a weapons and assault complaint on Thursday, July 18th, took
RCMP to the community of Barons, about 40 kilometers North West of Lethbridge on
Officers from Picture Butte, Vulcan and Lethbridge RCMP
detachments attended a residence and found a man bleeding from his left
shoulder from a single stab wound.
An investigation revealed the victim had been stabbed in the shoulder and a
female victim had been locked in the residence and not allowed to leave by the
accused. The male victim was treated for non life threatening injuries.
Police arrested the accused without incident and he was held in custody
overnight to appear in Lethbridge court on Friday.
The accused, 56 year old Joseph Vallee of Barons, faces four Criminal Code
charges, including assault with a weapon and unlawful confinement.