Four individuals have been arrested by the Coronation RCMP following a break-and-enter in Castor on Feb. 3.
Around 2 a.m., the RCMP report that someone saw two individuals entering a secure compound in the community.
The witness contacted the property representative, who immediately attended the scene.
Once on scene, the property representative witnessed the two suspects get into a getaway vehicle which pulled up as they exited the property.
The property representative followed the fleeing vehicle, while remaining in contact with officers of Coronation RCMP.
Officers were able to make a traffic stop, with the assistance of officers from the Killam and Viking detachments.
Following the stop and subsequent investigation four individuals were charged.
Danielle Nelson, 40, of Alliance was charged with break and enter of a business, mischief to property under $5,000, altering a vehicle’s identification number, possession of break and enter tools and a pair of breaches for previous release orders.
Nelson was remanded into custody, with her next court date on Feb. 10.
Dallas Vaudrin, 44, of Killam was charged with break and enter of a business, mischief under $5,000, altering a vehicle identification number, possession of break and enter tools, and breach of previous probation order.
Vaudrin was released on bail with his court date set for Mar. 10.
Paul Jamieson, 40, of Stettler was charged with break and enter of a business, mischief to property under $5,000, altering a vehicle identification number, and possession of break and enter tools.
Jamieson was released from custody, and his court date is set for Mar. 10.
Tanya Kotowski-Jamieson, 40, of Stettler was also charged with break and enter of a business, mischief to property under $5,000, altering a vehicle identification number, and possession of break and enter tools.
Kotowski-Jamieson was also released from custody pending a Mar. 10 hearing in Coronation Provincial Court.
“In a small community the problems associated with property related crimes are amplified,’said Sergeant John Pike, Coronation RCMP Detachment Commander.
“ As part of our Rural Crime Reduction Strategy we encourage members of the public and businesses to report suspicious activity. With the assistance of the community and the property representative we were able to locate the suspects involved.”
To report a crime or suspicious activity in the Paintearth County region, contact the Coronation RCMP at 403-578-3622. For immediate life threat, call 911.
For those wishing to remain anonymous, call Alberta Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.p3tips.com, or via the P3 Tips app available on Apple and Android stores.