Innisfail RCMP were dispatched to a report of a break and enter in progress on Sunday. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Innisfail RCMP were dispatched to a report of a break and enter in progress on Sunday. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Four Red Deer suspects charged with break and enter at central Alberta business

Innisfail RCMP arrest suspects

Four Red Deerians were arrested in connection with breaking into an Innisfail business early Sunday morning.

Innisfail RCMP said officers were dispatched to a report of a break and enter in progress, located the suspect pickup truck, and saw one of the suspects fleeing the business and getting into the waiting vehicle.

Police said the truck rammed the police vehicle, causing front-end damage, but officers were able to immobilize the truck, and safely took four suspects into custody.

There were no injuries to any of the responding police officers or suspects.

Matthew Verhoek, 37, Billy Condon, 34, Angela Hasnip 29, and Jordan Ross-Achtemichuk, 26 were jointly charged with break and enter, theft under $5,000, wearing a disguise during the commission of an offense and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

Verhoek faces additional charges of assaulting a police officer, flight while pursued by a peace officer, numerous breaches of prior release conditions, and driving while unauthorized.

Condon was wanted on numerous arrest warrants from Jasper, Red Deer and Wetaskiwin.

Verhoek and Condon were remanded into custody. Hasnip and Ross-Achtemichuk were released. They are due to appear in court later this month.



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