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RCMP charge suspect after confrontation with police

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At approximately 11:30 a.m. on January 25, 2024, Drumheller RCMP responded to a report of four persons attempting to purchase several goods at a store in Nacmine Alberta, possibly in a fraudulent manner.
Drumheller RCMP arrived in short order and soon arrested a male suspect for Obstruction after false identification was provided. During the arrest, a physical confrontation between the suspect and the officer ensued resulting in the officer receiving minor injuries.
The suspect fled the area in a 2004 white Audi A4 SUV. While fleeing, the suspect drove erratically,nearly striking a pedestrian. For public safety reasons, police did not initiate a vehicle pursuit; however, did engage multiple RCMP Detachments, RCMP support units, and Calgary Police Service.
At approximately 2:30 p.m., as the result of a multi-agency coordinated effort, Calgary Police Service arrested the suspect in N.E. Calgary without further incident.
Rommel Togado, 33, Calgary, was charged with obstruction of a peace officer, assault of a peace officer, dangerous operation of a conveyance, fail to comply with a release order, possess and produce identity document in others' name, and operate motor vehicle while unauthorized.
Togado was remanded into custody and appeared in the Alberta Court of Justice in Didsbury on January 31st.
Togado remains in custody andis scheduled for court in Didsbury on February 5.
Drumheller RCMP continues to investigate this matter including the involvement of the other 3 persons.
If you have any information regarding this matter or other criminal activity, please contact Drumheller RCMP at 403.823.7590 or contact your local Police Service. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.


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