UPDATE: Two remand escapees arrested east of Innisfail, one still missing

By rdnewsNOW staff
June 12, 2018 - 9:35pm Updated: June 12, 2018 - 11:12pm

Two more of the men who broke out of the Red Deer Remand Centre last night have been arrested.

Tuesday afternoon, Innisfail RCMP responded to a call for assistance from the Blackfalds RCMP regarding a stolen black Dodge pickup truck with a red tail gate. After receiving calls from the public and with an observation by an Alberta Parks Conservation Officer west of Innisfail, detachment members from Innisfail began trying to locate the vehicle.

Police followed the vehicle in and around the Innisfail area. It was later located parked and vacant in a field in Red Deer County, east of Innisfail and south of Highway 42 on Range Road 265.

Within minutes, officers on scene were advised of an ATV that was just stolen from a rural yard near where the truck was left. The ATV was located a short distance away and contained in a farm field with two suspects riding it. While trying to break out of the police containment the ATV ran into a police vehicle that was parked in an approach. The two male suspects then fled on foot, one was arrested by a police dog service member and the second suspect by a member of the Innisfail General Investigation Section.

Both males were identified as two of the three remaining recently escaped inmates from the Red Deer Remand Centre and both were wanted for prison breach and being unlawfully at large.

Quinn Russell Peterson, 26, and Douglas Brian Power, 52, are in police custody as the investigation continues pending their return to the Red Deer Remand Centre.

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