Police nab brothers in robbery bust

After receiving “several” tips, Stettler RCMP arrested two men this week in connection with the robbery at the Royal Hotel last week

Police were called to the Royal Hotel last Tuesday as the bar owners

After receiving “several” tips, Stettler RCMP arrested two men this week in connection with the robbery at the Royal Hotel last week and Fas Gas in September and October.

Cruise Daniel Donovan, 23, and his brother, Chase Gordon Donovan, 19, of no fixed address were apprehended Thursday at about 10 p.m. in a room at a Stettler motel, police reported Monday.

The two appeared in Red Deer provincial court Monday morning and were remanded in custody until their next scheduled court date, Nov. 28.

Const. Clayton Delowski of the Stettler RCMP said the robberies appear to be drug-related.

Chase Donovan, who police believe robbed the Fas Gas on Sept. 30, faces seven charges — two counts of robbery, robbery with a firearm, three counts of disguise with intent to commit an indictable offence, and assault.

He’s also suspected of being involved in the Oct. 11 robbery at Fas Gas and the Royal Hotel robbery last Tuesday (Nov. 12).

Cruise Donovan is also charged in connection with the Oct. 11 and Nov. 12 robberies, He faces two counts of robbery, two counts of disguise with intent to commit an indictable offence, and aggravated assault.

The brothers were arrested on an outstanding warrant from Drumheller on charges of armed robbery at the Mac’s store on Nov. 6. There was also an outstanding warrant in Edmonton for Cruise Donovan for urinating/defecating in public.

 

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