Morinville RCMP have laid charges in the intense car chase earlier this week.
On Wednesday (November 29), Edmonton Police and Air1 followed a stolen vehicle from Edmonton along Highway 37 into Morinville.
The chase started when Edmonton Police Service officers tried to stop the vehicle but it took off, out of the city.
The vehicle stopped briefly in Morinville, where it was then pursued by Morinville RCMP north on Highway 2. Police almost caught the suspects when they tried to steal fuel from a rural property, but ultimately captured them when their vehicle got stuck in a farmer's field.
Morinville RCMP have laid a number of charges against 37 year-old Frederick Edge and 31 year-old Tyler Smith, both of Edmonton.
Edge has been charged with:
- Possession of property obtained by crime
- Theft under $5,000
- Failing to stop for a Peace Officer
- Two counts of breach of probation
Smith has been charged with:
- Possession of property obtained by crime
- Theft under $5,000
- Failing to stop for a Peace Officer
- Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
- Failing to comply with condition of undertaking
- Operating an uninsured motor vehicle on a highway under the Traffic Safety Act
Both men remain in custody in Morinville and are scheduled to appear in court on Thursday (December 7).

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