Viking RCMP charge property crime suspects

Holden, Alberta – On Friday February 28, 2020 at approximately 9:30 am, Viking RCMP were alerted by a local citizen about the presence of two suspicious vehicles entering onto a rural property near Holden. Two trucks were reported to have been trespassing on the property and the occupants were believed to be committing a break and enter.

Viking RCMP along with members of the Killam RCMP, Tofield RCMP and RCMP Police Dog Services attended the area, arresting the three occupants of one of the vehicles while the second truck fled from the scene. Later that night, RCMP received an additional tip from the public regarding the location of the second vehicle, leading police to a rural property near Bruce. Viking RCMP were able to obtain a warrant to enter the property and arrest a forth suspect.

Arrested
File Photo – Arrested

Michael Kelm, 43, of Bruce has been charged with:

• S. 348(1)(a) Criminal Code- Break and enter with intent

• S. 145(5)(a) Criminal Code- Fail to comply with release order condition

• S. 94(2) Traffic Safety Act- Drive while unauthorized.

Terrance Campbell, 33, of Grande Prairie, has been charged with:

• S. 348(1)(a) Criminal Code- Break and enter with intent

• S. 88(2) Criminal Code- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

• S. 3(a) Trespass to Premises Act- Trespass to premises for a first offence

Shaymus Bennett, 27, of Fort St. John, B.C. has been charged with:

• S.348(1)(a) Criminal Code- Break and enter with intent

• S. 145(4)(a) Criminal Code- Fail to comply with undertaking condition

• S. 3(a) Trespass to Premises Act- Trespass to premises for a first offence

Megan Atwood, 34, of Vermilion, has been charged with:

• S. 348(1)(a) Criminal Code- Break and enter with intent

• S. 129(a) Criminal Code- Obstruct a peace officer

• S. 4(1) Controlled Drugs and Substances Act- Possession of a controlled substance

• S. 3(a) Trespass to Premises Act- Trespass to premises for a first offence

All accused were subsequently released by the Justice of the Peace for court on 2020/04/06.

If you have information on this or any other crime, contact the Viking RCMP at (780) 336-3441, or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com (http://www.p3tips.com/) or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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