Mounties’ Response Unit gets their woman

Woman tried to conceal her identity by providing a false name, and two knives were found hidden in her clothing.

  • Sep. 8, 2011 6:00 p.m.

Twenty-one-year-old Shawna Brittany Maranduk pleaded guilty to two counts of carrying a concealed weapon and failing to appear in court, and one count of obstructing a police officer when she appeared in court on Sept. 7.

The Community Response Unit (CRU), primarily tasked with seeking out wanted persons in the community, arrested Maranduk on Sept. 6 for outstanding warrants.

During the arrest,  she tried to conceal her identity by providing a false name, and two knives were found hidden in her clothing.

CRU had arrested Maranduk just weeks before on other warrants, but she was eventually released and failed to appear in court once again.

She recently completed a short jail term for breaching the terms of her probation order.

Maranduk received a 90 day custodial sentence as a result of her guilty plea.

“The Community Response Unit continues to monitor and track priority offenders in the city to maintain the RCMP’s commitment to ‘Safe Homes, Safe Communities,’” wrote Cpl. Donovan Tait in a news release.

Just Posted

Confusion in Campbell River on first day of cannabis legalization

Some users puzzled as dispensaries close just before pot becomes legal across Canada

Aquaman star spotted around Campbell River as production ramps up on See

Jason Momoa, best known for his role in Game of Thrones, is in town to film television series

VIDEO: This is what buying legal pot in B.C. looks like

Take a look inside B.C.’s first and only legal pot shop located in Kamloops

Man injured in Vancouver Island racetrack accident meets, holds son for first time

Kayden was born the day after Jonathan was crushed by car at speedway

Campbell River school enrolment up over projections

End of September count finds 65 more students in the system

Mellow opening to B.C.’s only legal pot shop

About five people lined up early for the opening of the BC Cannabis Store in Kamloops.

Jagmeet Singh says marijuana pardons are not enough

Trudeau government will streamline pardon process for Canadians convicted of simple possession of marijuana in the past

Caregivers banned from smoking, growing cannabis around children-in-care: MCFD

Ministry has limited cannabis use for caregivers, stating it may “pose a risk to children and youth.”

Cheaper strains sell out within minutes on online BC Cannabis Store

Province says new strains will become available in the coming months

Only 40% of B.C. car dealerships have electric cars available: report

Researchers found buyers frustrated at the lack of options

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

Test case challenges a politician’s right to block people from Twitter account

3 people say Watson infringed their constitutional right to freedom of expression by blocking them

‘A little odd’ B.C.’s biggest city celebrates cannabis without a legal store

On the streets of downtown Vancouver, notably the Wild West of illegal marijuana, not a single legal store opened Wednesday, making for a rather anticlimatic kick-off

Most Read