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Two Ontario residents arrested near Moosomin, Sask. after semi theft

Moosomin RCMP said it received a report from Manitoba RCMP on Sept. 29 that a pickup truck and trailer, stolen from Ontario, was making its way along Highway 1 near Moosomin. Saskatchewan RCMP / Supplied

Two Ontario residents being chased by Manitoba RCMP were caught near Moosomin, Sask. after they stole a semi truck and trailer.

Moosomin RCMP said it received a report from Manitoba RCMP on Sept. 29 that a pickup truck and trailer, stolen from Ontario, was making its way along Highway 1 near Moosomin.

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Officers from multiple detachments responded, and the truck made a stop at a weigh scale east of Moosomin, almost hitting an RCMP vehicle.

Two people got out of the truck, threatened and threw a man out of a nearby semi truck and trailer, and took the vehicle on to Highway 1.

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Police set up a spike belt to stop the semi, the trailer caught fire, and the vehicle swerved to avoid the spike belt and stopped in the centre median, where both suspects were arrested.

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Kyle Duck, 31, of Dundalk, Ont., is charged with:

  • one count of robbery
  • two separate counts of robbery
  • one count of kidnapping without firearm
  • one count of assault
  • one count of operating a motor vehicle while being pursued by police
  • two counts of mischief over $5,000
  • one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
  • one count of uttering threats
  • two counts of assault with a weapon

Duck was also arrested on warrants from Ontario.

Brianna Wiebe, 20, from Ontario, is charged with:

  • one count of robbery
  • two separate counts of robbery
  • one count of kidnapping without firearm
  • one count of assault
  • two counts of mischief over $5,000
  • two counts of assault with weapon

Both suspects were scheduled to appear in court in Moosomin on Tuesday.

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