St. Paul Mounties have made an arrest after reports of robbery and assault with a firearm on the evening of Nov. 18, at an apartment complex in St. Paul
St. Paul Mounties have made an arrest after reports of robbery and assault with a firearm on the evening of Nov. 18, at an apartment complex in St. Paul.
An investigation revealed the male suspect allegedly used a firearm during the assault of a female victim and then robbed another victim of her vehicle at the same location. The victim that was assaulted suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital.
Later that night, police responded to a report that the suspect male was seen entering into a separate apartment complex in St. Paul. Occupants of the complex were evacuated while police secured the area. Police Dog Services along with the Emergency Response Team - Edmonton assisted with the investigation when the male would not exit an apartment located in the complex.
At 4:30 a.m., the Emergency Response Team entered the complex and were able to arrest the suspect without incident. A firearm was seized by police and no one else was injured.
30 year old Bryce Earl Brertton, from Goodfish Lake was charged with 20 Criminal Code offenses which include:
- Robbery with a firearm
- Pointing a firearm
- Careless use of a firearm
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
- Assault with a weapon
- Assault causing bodily harm
- Unauthorized possession of a firearm
- Uttering threats
- Theft under $5000.00
- Possession of a weapon while prohibited
- 2 counts of Obstruction or Resist a police officer
- and 8 counts of Failure to comply with Recognizance
He was also wanted on eight additional warrants for various offenses in 2016 - 2017. He was remanded into custody and will be appearing in St. Paul Provincial Court tomorrow.