CALGARY (660 NEWS) — Two men and a woman face charges after allegedly driving a stolen truck into a Red Deer RCMP police vehicle, where fentanyl was seized during the arrests.
On Oct. 25 at around 5:30 p.m., RCMP were on patrol in Red Deer when they located the stolen truck and initiated a traffic stop. The suspect truck, a Ford F-150 reported stolen out of Blackfalds, rammed the police vehicle in an attempt to flee. Members say that collision caused significant structural damage to a fence and garage at one residence.
"Offenders rely on transportation to get around and commit their crimes," says Cst. Guillaume Wilson, EADRCRU. "Every time we recover a stolen vehicle we are taking away the opportunity of further crimes being committed." https://t.co/znBG68qWFd #SaferAB pic.twitter.com/gcl9n47ru4
— RCMP Alberta (@RCMPAlberta) October 29, 2018
The truck then became stuck on the transformer box, causing the neighbourhood to lose power for several hours, while City of Red Deer staff repaired the damage.
Two suspects were arrested at the truck, and a third was captured after a brief foot pursuit, members are still attempting to identify and locate a fourth suspect who fled the scene.
No police officers or civilians were injured in the collisions. However, the female suspect sustained minor injuries and was treated at hospital before being released into custody.