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Red Deer pair arrested with stolen car

By Medicine Hat News on August 4, 2018.

Redcliff RCMP display a number of tools and other items found in the possession of two Red Deer people who face a number of charges in relation to stolen property and flight from police.--PHOTO COURTESY REDCLIFF RCMP

Medicine Hat News

Redcliff RCMP arrested two people early Thursday on charges of dangerous driving, possession of stolen property and possessing break-in instruments.

In the early hours ofThursday, the RCMP members witnessed a silver Dodge Neon driving erratically, westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway near Redcliff.It then turned around and continued eastbound in the westbound lanes and into incoming traffic with headlights turned off.

TheNeon was entering the City of Medicine Hat and attempted to drive into a ditch where it became stuck and the driver and female passenger fled.The RCMP and the Medicine Hat Police Service were both on scene and two suspects were tracked and located behind some dumpsters nearby.The licence plate from the Neon was found to be stolen property.

Both subjects were arrested without incident or injury.Charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, flight from police, possession of break-in instruments and possession of stolen property under $5,000 is Christopher Hayward, 37, of Red Deer.

Jesse Ann Shiach, 24, also from Red Deer, is charged with possession of break-in instruments and possession of stolen property under $5,000.Hayward has been remanded into custody ahead of Medicine Hat Provincial Court on Aug. 7, and Shiach was released for court in Medicine Hat on Aug. 15.

Meanwhile, the Redcliff RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in solving a break, enter and theft that occurred in the 100 block of Broadway Avenue W. in Redcliff during the weeked of July 28-29. A recently renovated residence was broken into and six appliances including a washer, dryer, stove, refrigerator, microwave oven and dishwasher were all stolen.

The appliances were new and are stainless steel Samsung models.It is suspected the appliances were loaded into an unknown vehicle on the front driveway.

Anyone with information on these two matters is asked to call Redcliff RCMP at (403)548-2288 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-22-8477(TIPS).

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