DRAYTON VALLEY (660 NEWS) – Four people have been charged after a complex police pursuit near Drayton Valley.
Mounties were called to a home had just been invaded on Tuesday around 8:30 a.m. The suspects had fled before police arrived.
One of the suspects had been spotted on Highway 759 by an Alberta Sheriff but the vehicle couldn’t be stopped at that time.
It was spotted again by a homeowner on Range Road 72 near Highway 624, but fled the property. The vehicle ended up in a field near Range Road 73 near Moon Lake Hall. The RCMP found and contained the vehicle before it caught fire.
Two men were found at a residence near Highway 22. Two others were located by a tip from the public.
Three of the accused were treated at a local hospital for to injuries believed to have come from jumping from a moving vehicle. Two guns were recovered by the RCMP.
Shawn Victor Fleming, 30, Stuart Kevin McMillan, 19, and Dylan Alexander Andres, 21, of Edmonton are facing numerous criminal charges including break and enter to a home, using a firearm while committing an indictable offence, and possession of a prohibited weapon among others.
A 38-year-old woman from Edmonton is also facing charges.
Judicial Interim Hearings were held and all three accused remain in custody to attend court on Aug. 4 in Drayton Valley.