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Wednesday , 21 October 2020

Stolen truck from Elk Point found on Highway 2, three arrested

Two people from Frog Lake and one person from Saddle Lake were arrested after a complaint of erractic driving on a major Alberta highway.

The incident happened on Sept. 29 just after noon, when Leduc RCMP Integrated Traffic Unit received a complaint of an erratic driver on Highway 2 heading northbound.

RCMP began patrols and the vehicle was located parked on the shoulder of Highway 2 near the Kavanagh Flyover and the investigation revealed that the vehicle was stolen out of Elk Point.

Two males and one female were arrested without incident, RCMP said on Tuesday.

The female was taken to hospital as a precaution and released back into police custody once cleared.

Geraldine Moocheweines (37) and Ronald Monias (43) of Frog Lake, and Howard Mcgilvery (56) of Saddle Lake all face a charge of possession of stolen property over $5000.

Moocheweines was also charged with failing to comply with a release order.

All three were released to appear in Leduc Provincial Court on November 12.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connect Media. 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.