On Dec. 27th, at approximately 1 p.m., Red Deer City RCMP members located a Ford F350 which had been reported stolen from Sylvan Lake the prior evening. As members approached the vehicle the lone occupant attempted to flee on foot to evade arrest.
Following a brief foot chase the suspect was arrested without incident.
As a result of the investigation, Jordie Brett Lang, 44, has been charged with the following offenses – possession of property obtained by a crime over $5,000 – Section 355(a) of the Criminal Code; resist arrest – Section 129(c) of the Criminal Code and breach of recognizance – Section 145(3) of the Criminal Code.
Further to the new charges, Lang also had outstanding Warrants for the following offenses – fail to comply with a recognizance – Section 145(3) of the Criminal Code; fail to attend court – Section 145(5) of the Criminal Code.
Lang remains in custody and is set to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court on Dec. 29th.