Sherwood Park, Alberta – On Thursday February 2, 2017 at approximately 12:39 p.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious person at a residence near Range Road 213 and Township Road 510 in Sherwood Park, Alberta. A male driving a red vehicle attended a residence advising the home owner he was there to purchase an IPOD and also requested some gas. The male then immediately left in the vehicle.
Police received two more reports of suspicious activity involving a male matching the same description and a vehicle plate was obtained. Police located the vehicle travelling eastbound on Highway 14 and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The vehicle continued, pulling into a residential driveway and after getting stuck in deep snow the male exited and ran on foot. Police located the male and he was apprehended and arrested without incident. The vehicle was determined to be stolen out of Calgary on January 29, 2017.
Maxwell Russell TUCK, age 23 of Camrose, Alberta has been charged with:
- One count of break and enter.
- One count of mischief under $5000.
- One count of theft of motor vehicle.
- One count of possession of stolen property.
- Three counts of fail to comply with probation.
- One count of resist arrest.
- One count of flight from police.
- One count of drive while disqualified.
Strathcona County RCMP want to thank the residents who called to report suspected criminal activity and encourage all members of the public to report suspicious behaviour or activity to police.
If you have information about this investigation, please call the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741 or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS.
Strathcona County RCMP