Vehicle Stop Nets Two Edmonton Men Criminal Charges

  • Jan. 18, 2011 8:00 a.m.

Pipestone Flyer

Vol. 15 Issue 3, Leduc-Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer

On January 8th, 2011, at approximately 4:10 a.m., members of the Leduc RCMP were conducting a patrols through the Nisku Industrial  Park after receiving a report of a Break and Enter to a business. 

RCMP members located a suspicious vehicle not far from where the break and enter occurred.  Police stopped the vehicle and spoke with the two male occupants.  Further investigation revealed that the licence plate on the vehicle had been stolen out of Edmonton.

The males were subsequently arrested and taken into police custody.  A search of the vehicle and the occupants was completed and Leduc RCMP located various tools used for Breaking and Entering.  In addition to the tools, police located a small quantity of what is believed to be Crystal Methamphetamine, Codine, drug paraphernalia and a variety of other property.

Jason Ross MANFIELD, a 36 yr old male from Edmonton, AB and Bert Harry ZWICKER, a 49 yr old male from Edmonton, AB are facing the following charges:

  1. Possession of Break & Enter Instruments
  2. Breach of Probation/ Recognizance
  3. Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
  4. Possession of a Controlled Substance

Both MANFIELD and ZWICKER were both remanded into custody.  They will appear in Leduc Provincial Court on January 13th, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. via CCTV.