Three Wetaskiwin men arrested in relation to store robbery

Trail of evidence (blood) literally leads to three suspects

  • Jan. 15, 2016 6:00 a.m.

In the early morning hours of January 12 the Wetaskiwin RCMP received an alarm call at French’s jewelry on 50th Avenue.

One police officer was patrolling only a couple blocks away and was on scene almost immediately. Upon arrival the officer noted that the glass on the front of the building had been broken and entry gained, but no suspects were still on scene.

Police noted blood on the broken glass. With the assistance of police service dog Fantom, the investigators that morning were able to track blood droplets all the way to an apartment building. Inside the building investigators followed the blood to one of the units. Police obtained a warrant to enter the apartment, and inside located a male with lacerations on his hand. All 8 occupants in the apartment were arrested.

After a search warrant was granted the next day, police recovered nearly $10,000 worth of products from French’s Jewelry in the apartment. The investigation determined that only three of the eight people arrested were responsible for the break and enter.

Billie MORIN, 30, Joey RAIN, 20, and Daryan JOHN, 18, have all been charged with break and enter and commit as well as possession of property obtained by crime. MORIN and JOHN were also charged with failing to comply with release conditions.

This investigation was a success thanks to the quick police response and actions taken by police working that morning.

 

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