Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - The man accused of shooting an RCMP officer near Onanole last August has pled guilty in Brandon provincial court.
Therae Racette-Beaulieu entered guilty pleas to one count of attempted murder, as well as to breaking and entering, stealing firearms and theft of a motor vehicle.
Beaulieu and three others were involved in a series of break-ins throughout the Onanole area, which culminated in the theft of a truck, interception by police, and the shooting incident August 29.
RCMP Corporal Graeme Kingdon suffered a fractured skull in the shooting.
A massive manhunt after the shooting ended the next afternoon in Neepawa.
Three men from Portage la Prairie, 21 year old Tommy Edward Beaulieu, 30-year old Shane Donovan Beaulieu, and 23-year old Delaney Marcus Houle, were charged with two counts each of breaking and entering, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 and weapons-related offenses related to their participating in the crime spree.
Racette-Beaulieu’s sentencing is set for March 21 at the Neepawa courthouse.