Sections

RCMP: Man wanted after shot fired in Sackville, N.B., may be in Nova Scotia

Police say suspect is considered armed and dangerous


Published on September 12, 2017

Morris James Lanceleve

©RCMP PHOTO

SACKVILLE, N.B. – The RCMP in New Brunswick is asking for the public's help in locating a 33-year-old man wanted in connection with an incident in Sackville where a shot was fired.

Sept. 7 around 1 a.m., the Sackville detachment of the Southeast District RCMP was called to a home on Weldon Street where a shot had been fired. No one was injured. Later that same day, RCMP in Nova Scotia arrested a 36-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man. The man fled police custody and is currently at large.

A warrant of arrest has been issued for 33-year-old Morris James Lanceleve of no fixed address. He has been charged with failing to comply with a judge's undertaking, possession of a firearm while prohibited, discharging a firearm while being reckless, and possession of a weapon contrary to an order.

Lanceleve is described as five-foot-seven-inches tall, weighing approximately 133 pounds and has  short brown hair and green eyes. He also has tattoos of a skull and flames on right shoulder, and a skull and cross on his upper back. It is believed he may be in Nova Scotia.

Lanceleve is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone who encounters him is advised not to approach him and to contact your local police immediately.

Alisa Margaret Kelly is charged with accessory after the fact to careless use of a firearm, and possession of a prohibited weapon. She appeared in Moncton provincial court Sept. 8 and was released on a judge's undertaking with numerous conditions. She is scheduled to be back in court on Oct. 20 to enter a plea.

Anyone with information on Morris James Lanceleve's whereabouts is asked to contact the Sackville detachment of the RCMP at 506-364-5023. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca