In the early morning hours of May 9, 2019 Blackfalds RCMP were on routine high visibility patrols, in a Red Deer County area industrial park, in an effort to curb crime.
During the patrols, a truck was noted parked and running in front of a closed industrial business. When the member approached, the truck fled and 2 males fled on foot.
With the assistance of the Red Deer area Police Dog Services, the males were located nearby and apprehended.
The males were brought before justice of the peace hearing and released on a large cash bail and multiple conditions and set to appear in court on May 21st, 2019.
The both charged are Thomas Larkin of Red Deer County and Zacharias Paradoski of Blackfalds, Alberta.
Both have been charged with two counts of break and enter and resist arrest, while Paradoski was charges with two counts of fail to comply with conditions and possess break in tools.
Blackfalds RCMP continue to make crime reduction a priority and continue to encourage members of the public to call in any suspicious activity.
There will be no further releases on this matter.
-Submitted by the Blackfalds RCMP