Edson RCMP arrested two suspects after a chase Dec. 21. The suspects were charged with several offences including break and enter and arson. RCMP photo

Edson RCMP arrest two suspects after chase

The two suspects were spotted and tried to evade police during the chase

Edson RCMP arrested two suspects after a police chase.

Police stated in a press release that on Dec. 21 two men, Byron Hunter (45) and Tyson Hunter (46), were found hiding in a hotel in Edmonton. The pair were wanted in an investigation related to stolen ATMs in the Saddle Lake area.

“The truck the wanted males were driving was eventually stopped with a spike belt just east of Edson with the assistance of the Evansburg detachment, Edson detachment, and Traffic Services,” state RCMP.

“The wanted males tried evading police by driving off of Highway 16 onto service roads. The vehicle was then boxed-in and the males were arrested without incident.”

Both are charged with break and enter, using a firearm in the commission of an offence, disguise while committing and offence, possession of property obtained by crime, and arson.

Police say addition charges are pending and the pair will make a first appearance in Bonnyville Provincial Court on Jan. 3.

The background information from police states that a Dec. 10 search warrant located an ATM stolen from the Carl Bull Store in Goodfish Lake. Further to that previous investigation two people were charged with Byron and Tyson still at large.

“Our partnership with the Edmonton Police Service was crucial in this operation” says Const. Guillaume Wilson. “Their quick action and willingness to assist in our investigation lead to the success of this operation.”

RCMP credit Edmonton Police for assisting in the investigation.

 

Edson RCMP arrested two suspects after a chase Dec. 21. The suspects were charged with several offences including break and enter and arson. RCMP photo

Just Posted

Music in the Park kicks off in June

In just a few short weeks, great tunes will be heard in West Stettler Park

Stettler’s history richly showcased at local museum

The Museum features several original buildings from Stettler’s past

Leasee frustrated with work stoppage order at Paradise Shores

On May 17th, the Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) issued a stop order at the site

Mock Accident held at Wm. E Hay Stettler Secondary Campus

The accident, along with a distracted driving obstacle course, was held for the graduating class

Popular downtown initiative bolsters Stettler Food Bank donations

Wells Furniture and Brenda’s Cozy Cafe are gearing up for the third annual Food Bank Drive May 29th, 30th and 31st

BREAKING: Court says B.C. can’t restrict oil shipments in key case for Trans Mountain

A five-judge Appeal Court panel agreed unanimously that B.C.’s proposed legislation was not constitutional

Theresa May to quit as party leader June 7, sparking race for new PM

The new Conservative leader will become prime minister without the need for a general election

CMHC defends mortgage stress test changes amid calls for loosening rules

Uninsured borrowers must now show they could service their mortgage if rates rose two per cent

Red Deer man arrested in connection with Leduc armed robbery

Leduc RCMP asking for public assistance after armed robbery – UPDATE

School bus crash in Edmonton sends 12 to hospital, 2 with broken bones

Alberta Health Services said there were no life-threatening injuries

Crews fight fire with fire to keep blaze from northern Alberta town

The wildfire now covers some 920 square kilometres

Supreme Court of Canada won’t hear Alberta murder appeals

Sheena Cuthill and her husband Timothy Rempel were found guilty three years ago of killing Ryan Lane

Pipeline protester chimes in on Justin Trudeau’s B.C. fundraising speech

The government purchased the Trans Mountain pipeline and expansion project for $4.5 billion

Canada stripping citizenship from Chinese man over alleged marriage fraud

The move comes amid severely strained relations between Ottawa and Beijing

Most Read