Three charged by Lacombe Police

Charges include undelivered mail and possession of break and enter tools

On Aug. 1st at 7 p.m. Lacombe Police observed a suspicious van parked in the area of 58th St. and 56th Ave.

After further investigation one female and two male occupants were identified and arrested on outstanding warrants, during which time of one the males ran back to the vehicle. The member gave pursuit and attempted to stop the vehicle from fleeing by jumping in the back of the van and removing the keys from the ignition. The vehicle took off at a right rate of speed with the member trapped in the back. The vehicle stopped a short distance later, at which time the driver then fled on foot. The member sustained minor injuries during this incident.

Located in the van was a large quantity of stolen mail, along with break and enter tools.

Amanda Simmons, of Drumheller, was arrested on outstanding warrants and charged with 25 counts of possession of undelivered mail, two counts of possession of a dangerous weapon and one count of possession of break and enter tools.

Jeremiah Newton, of Red Deer, has been charged with 25 counts of undelivered mail and one count of possession of break and enter tools.

Lacombe Police has obtained a warrant for the arrest of driver Justyn Bourne out of Red Deer.

– Fawcett

Just Posted

ECHO Lacombe Association donates $2,750 to Terrace Ridge School

Donation helps build garden space honouring retiring principal

Murder charges laid in incident near Rimbey

Rimbey RCMP working with crime unit

CanolaPALOOZA marks five years in Lacombe

Event brings in canola growers, agronomists an industry experts

City of Lacombe releases results of Citizen Satisfaction survey

79% of respondents grade Lacombe as have a high quality of life

WATCH: Blackfalds Days Parade takes over community

Floats from all over central Alberta wows crowd

Lower youth minimum wage won’t apply at this year’s Calgary Stampede

A new minimum wage of $13/hr is now in effect for Alberta workers aged 13 to 17

Local cowboys take the Stampede lead on opening night

Bareback, team roping has Ponoka sitting pretty in race to the finals

Rock slide in B.C. river may hinder salmon passage

DFO says it is aware that the slide occurred in a narrow portion of the Fraser River

Four-hour tarmac delay violates charter rights of Canadians with a disability: lawsuit

Bob Brown says new rules reduce the distance he can travel by air without putting his health at risk

Accused mother cries at Alberta trial over boy who died of meningitis

Parents charged with failing to provide necessaries of life for their son who died in 2012

Ponoka County receives update from energy lobby group

CAPP hopes to work with municipalities on property tax issues

Air Canada reviewing how crew left sleeping passenger on parked plane

In a Facebook post, the woman said she woke up ‘all alone’ on a ‘cold dark’ aircraft

Most Read