On March 16, 2020, members of the High Prairie RCMP First Nations Police Unit apprehended a 30-year-old woman, with the assistance of the RCMP Métis Enhanced Unit and High Prairie RCMP Detachment members. She was wanted on warrants for the attempted murder that occurred on Feb. 12, 2020, on Whitefish First Nation, Alta.
The High Prairie RCMP thanks the community for their assistance in providing information that led to the apprehension.
The High Prairie RCMP are still seeking the public’s assistance in locating Venessia Katelynn Cardinal (26) who remains on a warrant in connection to the attempted murder.
High Prairie RCMP are asking that anyone who may know the current whereabouts of Cardinal to contact the High Prairie RCMP at 780-523-3370. The public are cautioned not to approach Cardinal as she is considered armed and dangerous. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.