RED DEER – A Penhold man is in custody and facing numerous criminal charges after an RCMP vehicle was rammed by a stolen vehicle.
Red Deer RCMP Const. Cory Riggs said in an April 4 media release that at about 5:30 p.m. on March 31 the Red Deer RCMP Crime Reduction Team was conducting patrols when members observed a grey Dodge Ram 1500 driving erratically in the area of Ross Street and 43rd Avenue.
Riggs said it was then learned the vehicle was stolen.
Following covert surveillance, a traffic stop was initiated in the Riverside Meadows neighbourhood but the male driver intentionally rammed a police vehicle to escape capture, said Riggs.
He said the driver then struck a parked vehicle and fled at a high rate of speed.
Riggs said RCMP Police Dog Services was able to locate and arrest the suspect after he fled from the stolen vehicle on foot.
He said Jordan Glasgow, 22, of Penhold, was arrested and remanded into custody with a court date of April 11.
Riggs said Glasgow is facing the following charges:
• possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000;
• dangerous operation of a motor vehicle;
• failing to comply with probation order;
• operation while prohibited;
• failure to stop after accident;
• possession of methamphetamine.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-406-2200.
Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the P3 Tips app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.