Wetaskiwin police respond to rural collision, arrest two the next day

Wetaskiwin RCMP arrest two males suspected in vehicle theft and collision

Wetaskiwin RCMP have two males in custody following a motor vehicle collision involving an allegedly stolen vehicle.

On March 10th, 2018 At 7:23 p.m. police were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision in the area of Range Road 274 and Township Road 464. After the collision the males fled on foot. One vehicle was determined to have been stolen earlier in the day from Wetaskiwin, Alberta. A search was completed with the assistance of Maskwacis RCMP and Police Dog Services but the males were not located.

On March 11th, 2018 Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a call of suspicious persons in the area of Highway 795 and Township Road 465. Two males were identified as Terrence Bergseth, 21, and Troy Netterfield, 41. As a result of an in-depth investigation with Wetaskiwin Crime Reduction Unit and Wetaskiwin RCMP, both males were allegedly involved in the collision from the evening before.

Both males have been arrested and charged, their charges are as follows:

Terrence Bergseth, 21 years old from Fox Creek, Alberta

· Theft of Truck

· Four counts of Fail to comply with Probation

He was remanded into custody and is to appear in Wetaskiwin Court on March 15th, 2018.

Troy Netterfield, 41 years old from Wetaskiwin, Alberta

· Theft of truck

· Fail to comply with conditions of undertaking or recognizance

He was remanded into custody and is to appear in Wetaskiwin Court on March 15th, 2018.

The relationship between the RCMP and the members of our communities is a partnership. We need residents to be the eyes and ears of their communities and to report suspicious activity as soon as they are aware.

-Submitted by Wetaskiwin RCMP

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