Two Hills RCMP lay 15 charges from stolen vehicle tip

Andrew, Alberta – On April 24, 2020, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Two Hills RCMP were called to a report of a stolen truck in Andrew.

The stolen truck was reported to have been involved in a hit-and-run and was located on Township Road 584 where it had driven into a washout and become disabled. The truck had been reported stolen from a business in Lamont County earlier in the day.

With the assistance of the Vegreville and Smoky Lake RCMP Detachments, Vermilion/St. Paul Traffic Services, RCMP Police Dog Services and RCMP Air Services, two suspects were tracked and located hiding in the rafters of a building on a farm approximately four kilometres away.

File Photo - Arrested
File Photo – Arrested

Justin Gervan (27) of Lamont County was charged with:

• Driving while prohibited

• Dangerous driving

• Assault with a weapon

• Fail to remain at the scene of a collision

• Fail to comply with a release order

• Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000

• Possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine

• Mischief to property

Mackenzie Thornton (28) of no fixed address was charged with:

• Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000

• Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000

• Possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine

• Breach of a probation order

• Mischief to property

• Resist arrest

• Assault police officer

Both accused were remanded into custody after a judicial hearing and will be appearing in Vegreville Provincial Court on May 4, 2020 via CCTV.

Two Hills RCMP



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