October 26th, 2020

Fleeing RCMP resultsin three facing charges


By Jensen, Randy on July 18, 2020.

LETHBRIDGE HERALD

Three people are facing charges after attempting to flee from Fort Macleod RCMP this week.

On Wednesday, members of the Fort Macleod RCMP attempted to initiate a traffic stop in the town, however, the vehicle continued at a high rate of speed and crashed through a fence of a business in the 400 block of 12 Street in Fort Macleod.

Further investigation by the Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit resulted in police locating the vehicle at approximately 3:11 p.m. on Range Road 262 near Township Road 64. RCMP said in a news release the vehicle was brought to a stop with the use of a tire deflation device and some help from a local resident who blocked a portion of the road with a large work truck.

Three occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody.

Kyle Dean Jordan, 27, of Lethbridge was arrested on several outstanding warrants and is facing additional charges of: dangerous driving; flight from police; driving while prohibited Canada wide; two counts of breach of conditions; and possession of fentanyl.

Following a judicial hearing Jordan did not speak to bail and is scheduled to appear in Lethbridge provincial court on Monday.

A 38-year-old male from Fort Macleod and a 32-year-old female from Pincher Creek are also facing charges for possession of a controlled substance and are scheduled to appear in Fort Macleod provincial court on Oct. 14.

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