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Two people arrested in connection with stolen truck

Red Deer RCMP spot stolen truck
Red Deer RCMP say the driver of a stolen truck fled and hit a power pole on March 12, 2023. (File photo/Red Deer Advocate)

Red Deer RCMP say two males were arrested after allegedly trying to evade police in a stolen truck that later hit a power pole on Sunday night.

Police said at about 9:56 p.m., officers recognized a white Chevrolet Avalanche previously reported as stolen in the area of 58 Avenue and 60 Street.

Police attempted to stop the vehicle, which sped away at a high rate of speed, left the road, and collided with a power pole.

The two males were arrested at the scene, and charges are pending.

Police said the truck was confirmed to be stolen. No injuries were sustained to the occupants.

Anyone with information regarding this incident, or the stolen truck, is asked to contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-406-2200. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by Internet at or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers for instructions).

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Susan Zielinski

About the Author: Susan Zielinski

Susan has been with the Red Deer Advocate since 2001. Her reporting has focused on education, social and health issues.
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