Innisfail RCMP Locate Stolen Vehicles, Make Three Arrests

Three individuals - two from Red Deer and one from Calgary - have been arrested and charged after Innisfail RCMP received a call from a concerned citizen about a suspicious vehicle in Penhold during the early morning hours on Wednesday, February 12th.

Innisfail, Alberta ~ On Wednesday, February 12th at approximately 12:40am, Innisfail RCMP received a call from a concerned citizen about a suspicious Red GMC Sierra in Penhold, Alberta.

The citizen noted that vehicle appeared to be lurking around.

Members located the red truck on Highway 2A, south of Penhold, where it had stopped on the Highway next to an occupied Grey GMC Sierra.

Members attempted a traffic stop and both vehicles fled.

The vehicles began travelling in a dangerous manner, including driving Northbound in the Southbound lanes of Highway 2. Innisfail RCMP, assisted by Blackfalds, Three Hills and Red Deer RCMP worked in an coordinated effort to stop the vehicles.

The vehicles were observed to drive down Range Road 261, which is a dead end road. Members converged on the area and the Red truck was located stuck in a ditch. Two individuals were arrested in the Red GMC Sierra. The Grey GMC Sierra was located unoccupied further down the road and with the assistance of Red Deer Police Dog Services (PDS), a dog track lead to the arrest of a male who had fled from the Grey GMC Sierra.

After investigation, both the Red and Grey GMC Sierras were confirmed as stolen vehicles.

29 year old Christopher Suderman of Red Deer has been charged with:

· Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
· Theft of Motor Vehicle
· Possession of Break-In Tools
· Flight from a Peace Officer
· Driving while Prohibited
· Failure to Comply with Conditions
· And multiple Provincial Offenses

28 year old Mickala Schultz of Red Deer has been charged with:

· Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
· Theft of Motor Vehicle
· Possession of Break-In Tools
· Possession of a Controlled Substance x 3
· Failure to Comply with Conditions x 7
· And multiple Provincial Offenses

21 year old Khristian Stach of Calgary, Alberta has been charged with:

· Flight from a Peace Officer
· Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
· Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
· Possession of Break-In Tools
· Driving while Prohibited

Stach was released on an Undertaking to attend Red Deer Provincial Court on March 25, 2020.

Suderman and Schultz were remanded in custody to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court, on March 21, 2020.

Property Crime and Crime Reduction remains a priority for Innisfail RCMP and residents are asked to continue to report any suspicious activity in their neighbourhoods.

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