Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grande Prairie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit located Michael Ernie Siemens today a 6:25 pm in the area of 94 Street and 108 Avenue. Siemens was arrested without incident and is currently awaiting a judicial interim release hearing. Siemens is facing several charges from the robbery at local restaurant along with additional charges stemming from his arrest.
The Grande Prairie RCMP appreciate the assistance provided by the community in relation to this incident and encourage the citizens of Grande Prairie to contact police should you have any information about this incident or other crimes. Anyone with information can contact the police directly at 780-830-5701 or through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)
Grande Prairie, Alberta – The Grande Prairie RCMP GIS unit with the assistance of Grande Prairie RCMP, charged a male responsible for the armed robbery committed on August 13, 2017 at a local restaurant in the area of 100 Street and 121 Avenue.
Police have charged 25 year old Michael Ernie SIEMENS with the following eight (8) Criminal Code offences:
- Armed Robbery with a Firearm
- Pointing a firearm x2
- Using a firearm in the commission of an offence
- Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose
- Disguise with Intent to commit an offence
- Fail to comply with Recognizance x2
A warrant has been issued for his arrest.
The police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating SIEMENS. He is described as Caucasian, medium build, brown hair, brown eyes, 6’1” and 180 lbs. The RCMP believes he could be using an alias in order to obtain lodging. SIEMENS is believed to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached.
Police are asking anyone who knows of his whereabouts or who has recently been in contact with him to please contact the Grande Prairie RCMP Detachment at 780-830-5701 or should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS) or by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com.
Grande Prairie RCMP
August 14, 2017
Grande Prairie RCMP investigate armed robbery
Grande Prairie, Alberta – On August 13, 2017 at approximately 1:15 AM, Grande Prairie RCMP responded to an armed robbery at a local restaurant in the area of 100 Street and 121 Avenue.
While conducting their investigation, police learned that one lone male entered the restaurant brandishing a firearm and demanded money. The male suspect exited the establishment with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot from the location. Employees present at the time were not injured during this incident.
Police Dog Service assisted but was unsuccessful in locating the suspect.
The male suspect is described as:
- Slim build
- 180 lbs
- Wearing grey sweat pants, a hoody with a black hood.
Grande Prairie RCMP with the assistance of the Grande Prairie RCMP General Investigation Unit continue to investigate this matter and are requesting assistance from anyone who might have information on this incident.
If you have information on this or any other crime in Grande Prairie, contact Grande Prairie RCMP Detachment at 780-830-5700 or should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS) or by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com.
Grande Prairie RCMP