Charges laid in home invasion

12 firearms stolen during robbery

Two men were charged in connection with an alleged home invasion on Saturday in Clearview County.

Rocky Mountain RCMP said at about 6 a.m. officers responded to a break and enter and robbery at a rural home where 12 firearms were stolen. Suspects entered the home, pointed a gun and threatened to kill the home owner.

Two suspects were located a short time later in possession of the stolen guns.

A 43-year-old man and a 22-year-old man jointly face 20 charges that include break and enter to a garage, break and enter to a dwelling house, theft over $5,000, robbery using a firearm, uttering threats to kill, committing an offence while wearing a disguise, pointing a firearm, careless storage of a firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, robbery of a firearm, possession of a firearm knowing it was obtained by commission of an offence, and nine counts of possession of a firearm without being having a licence.

RCMP continue to investigate.

Anyone with information about the investigation is asked to contact the Rocky Mountain House RCMP at 403-845-2882 or call their local police service. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS.



News tips

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Accused murderer’s story questioned

Jason Klaus spends day being cross-examined by lawyer for co-accused Joshua Frank

Red Deer Royals extend fundraising deadline for St. Joseph fieldhouse project

Fundraising chair says it’s a tough slog raising money in this economy

Red Deer seeks public input on coming changes to sign bylaw

A half-kilometre buffer zone could separate billboards in Red Deer under proposed… Continue reading

Innisfail man injured in home invasion

Police say the injury was non life-threatening

Credentials questioned man at Remembrance Day services

Veterans are crying foul after an alleged faker posed as a former… Continue reading

VIDEO: Red Deerians taste what the city has to offer

Red Deerians sampled some of the finest foods Central Alberta restaurants have… Continue reading

Volunteer with victim services in Red Deer

Learn more at info session on Nov. 27

Updated: Missing Sylvan Lake women found

Women were reported missing earlier this week

Liberals propose billions for affordable housing, including individual benefits

A Liberal government fond of promising help for those working hard to… Continue reading

Alberta Party sees growth in Central Alberta

Greg Clark addressed health care needs addressed in Red Deer

Ponoka council freezes Ponoka Fire Department spending

All discretionary spending frozen until full budget numbers are presented

WATCH: Ponoka’s Festival of Trees sees continued support

Three days of celebration and fundraising held at the Calnash Ag Event Centre

Creationist will speak at home-schooling convention in Red Deer

Ken Ham has debated Bill Nye on the Earth’s origins

Most Read


Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $185 for 260 issues (must live in delivery area to qualify) Unlimited Digital Access 99 cents for the first four weeks and then only $15 per month Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $15 a month