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Wednesday , 28 July 2021

RCMP charge four after break and enter in County of Vermilion River

RCMP has charged four people suspected of breaking into a County of Vermilion River farm.

Last month, Kitscoty RCMP and Vermilion RCMP responding to a break and enter finding a truck with a stolen license plate.

After further investigation, Mounties said the suspects had broken into a fenced farm yard and had various break-in tools in the vehicle.

Thirty-five-year-old Megan Atwood, 40-year-old Shane Comerford, 24-year-old Paige Tkachuk and 39-year-old Kenneth Thomas were all charged with break and enter with intent, possession of break-in instruments and possession of property obtained by crime under $5000.

Thomas was also charged with failing to comply with a probation order. Tkachuk was additionally charged with failing to comply with a release order (x3).

The four accused were released and are set to appear in Vermilion Provincial Court on August 17th.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.