Arrest in Millet armed robbery

Wetaskiwin RCMP have arrested and charged a man for the September, 2015 robbery at FasGas in Millet.

  • Oct. 16, 2015 6:00 p.m.

Wetaskiwin RCMP have arrested and charged a man for the September, 2015 robbery at FasGas in Millet.

At about 4 a.m. on September 30 Wetaskiwin RCMP was alerted of a robbery in progress at the Millet FasGas on the highway. The suspect entered the store and demanded money from the attendant while threatening him with a knife.

The attendant was able to get away without any injury. Surveillance footage inside the store showed the suspect take money from the till along with other items.

Police were able to identify the male, and on October 2 he was arrested. Clinton Kapchinsky, 35, of Wetaskiwin has been charged with robbery and several counts of failing to comply with an undertaking. He remains in custody and will be in Wetaskiwin court later this month.

Major drug arrest

On October 14 the Wetaskiwin RCMP along with the General Investigations Unit arrested a man on three outstanding warrants who was in possession of several narcotics.

Bruce Sinclair, 30, of Wetaskiwin, was arrested and police found over 400 grams of marihuana, 50 grams of hash, cannabis oil, crystal meth (methamphetamine), cocaine and cash.

Sinclair has been charged with one count of possession of property obtained by crime, two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and three counts of possession of a controlled substance. He will be in Wetaskiwin court later this month.