Two adult males charged after rocks thrown at highway traffic striking woman in face

Strathmore, Alberta – Strathmore RCMP have charged two men from the Strathmore area with mischief endangering life and assault with a weapon, after a large rock was thrown into traffic and struck a moving vehicle on the highway.

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Strathmore RCMP began their investigation on July 4, 2017 when they were dispatched to a complaint that a large rock had been thrown through the window of a vehicle driving on Highway 1, striking a woman in the face and causing injury. The vehicle had been eastbound on Highway 1, and was near Strathmore Highway Camping when the incident occurred. The injured woman was immediately transported to the local hospital where she was treated for her injuries.

Police later identified and charged 25-year-old Brandon Marleau and 19-year-old Hunter Marleau with mischief endangering life and assault with a weapon. Both men were released on conditions, and are scheduled to appear in Strathmore Provincial Court on July 18, 2017.

If you have any information about this or any other crime, please call Strathmore RCMP at 403-934-3968. If you want to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

Strathmore RCMP


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