A pair of Alberta residents have been charged in relation to a wild confrontation caught on video outside Penticton that led to a police chase ending in a crash in West Kelowna.
Two tradesmen came across a pair of burglars Friday morning at a client’s property on Carmi Road. The tradesmen, armed with a bat and hammer, tried to stop the burglars from leaving.
The burglars were armed with knives, a blunt weapon, and an air gun, and ended up running off on foot and stealing a neighbour's truck. RCMP quietly trailed the crooks to West Kelowna, where the chase resumed and ended in a crash in a residential area.
Kyle Jordan, 31, and Amanda Ferguson, 34, have both been charged with two counts of break and enter with intent to commit an offence, pointing a firearm and uttering threats.
RCMP said in a statement Tuesday both are Alberta residents. Police did not say if additional charges are being considered, but that remains a possibility.
Jordan is scheduled for a bail hearing April 6 while Ferguson will go before a judge on March 31. Both are behind bars.