Cold Lake RCMP arrest two after police vehicle rammed

Cold Lake, Alberta – On Aug. 18, 2022, Officers from Cold Lake RCMP’s Lakeland Crime Reduction Unit (LCRU) were conducting patrols in rural Cold Lake and observed a suspicious pickup truck which matched the description of a suspect vehicle believed to be involved with criminal activity in the area. Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop with the suspect vehicle. The driver of the suspect vehicle proceeded to reverse into the front end of the police vehicle and then attempted to flee from the area. The suspect vehicle was later located abandoned in a nearby field. Containment was set by police and two suspects were eventually located and arrested with assistance from officers from the Cold Lake and Bonnyville RCMP Detachments and the Cold Lake Police Dog Service. The suspect vehicle had been reported as stolen out of Grand Prairie.

Aaron Issac Capp (35), a resident of Cold Lake. has been charged with:

· Assault on Police

· Mischief under $5000

· Flight from Police

· Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle

· Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000

· Resist Arrest

· Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

· Possession of methamphetamine

· Fail to comply with Release Order.

The driver of the suspect vehicle proceeded to reverse into the front end of the police vehicle and then attempted to flee from the area.
The driver of the suspect vehicle proceeded to reverse into the front end of the police vehicle and then attempted to flee from the area.

Helen Rochelle Smith (25), a resident of Frog Lake First Nation, has been charged with:

· Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000

· Resist Arrest

· Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose;

· Breaking and Entering

· Possession of methamphetamine

· Fail to comply with Release Order (x3).

Capp was released by a Justice of the Peace on a cash bail Release Order with conditions. Smith was Remanded into Police custody by a Justice of the Peace. Both Capp and Smith are scheduled to appear at Cold Lake Provincial Court on Sept. 14, 2022.

Cold Lake RCMP

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