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Dwyer behind bars, charges laid in Coleman home invasion

A fourth suspect in a recent home invasion in Crowsnest Pass is now in custody.

Robert Dwyer, 37, of Lethbridge faces a long list of charges relating to the forced entry of a home in Coleman on Sept. 16. 

RCMP report that five men, armed with weapons, entered the residence and assaulted a man and woman inside.

It’s alleged, a third resident was also attacked when he returned home.

Robert Dwyer is accused of two counts of aggravated assault, break and enter, robbery, pointing a firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, uttering threats and assault with a weapon.

Police also executed a search warrant on Dwyer’s home.

Among items seized were a bat, hatchet, knife, two air rifles, one air pistol, three cell phones and ammunition.

 

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Two other suspects in this case, 39-year-old Tyler Trodden and Garett Ouelette, 41, have been remanded in custody pending their next court appearance, via video, in Lethbridge.

Aaron Thompson, 40, is scheduled to appear in Pincher Creek provincial court Nov. 2. 

He was released from custody with a promise to appear.

RCMP have said all four suspects are active members of the Rebels Motorcycle Club.

 

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Rebels Motorcycle Club members charged in Coleman home invasion

RCMP has confirmed that three local men, all active members of the Rebels Motorcycle Club, are charged with multiple offences following a Crowsnest Pass home invasion.

Five individuals entered a Coleman home Sept. 16, allegedly wielding firearms and other weapons. Two residents, a male and a female, were assaulted. A second male resident, who arrived home during the incident, was also attacked. 

Crowsnest Pass RCMP was notified when the conflict moved from the home to the street.

 

Garett Adam Ouellette
Garett Ouellette – Facebook photo

The first suspect apprehended was Garett Adam Ouellette, 41, of Pincher Creek. He was arrested Thursday, Sept. 21 in Pincher Creek and is charged with:

  • Aggravated assault (x2)
  • Break, enter and commit
  • Robbery
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Carrying a concealed weapon

Ouellette was remanded in custody and will appear in the Alberta Court of Justice in Pincher Creek on Thursday, Sept. 28.

 

Tyler Thomas Trodden, white male with short dark hair, mustache, beard and sideburns with some grey and receding hairline. Arrested in relation to Crowsnest Pass home invasion.
Tyler Trodden — Alberta RCMP photo

 

A shelter-in-place advisory was issued for residents of Champion on Sunday, Sept. 24, as Tyler Thomas Trodden was arrested in the community by Vulcan RCMP.

The 39-year-old Champion resident is charged with:

  • Aggravated assault (x2)
  • Break, enter and commit
  • Robbery
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Uttering threats
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Possession of a firearm contrary to prohibition order
  • Assault

 

 

A warrant to search Trodden’s residence led to 50 additional charges and the seizure of:

  • Two shotguns
  • Four handguns
  • One replica handgun
  • Two hatchets
  • One long sword
  • One machete
  • One functioning Conducted Energy Weapon
  • A quantity of methamphetamine

Trodden was remanded in custody and will appear in the Alberta Court of Justice in Pincher Creek on Thursday, Sept. 28.

 

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Aaron Thompson — Alberta RCMP photo

 

Aaron John Thompson was apprehended Monday, Sept. 25, and faces the following charges:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Break, enter and commit
  • Robbery
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Uttering threats
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Possession of a firearm contrary to prohibition order
  • Assault with a weapon

The 40-year-old Pincher Creek resident was held for a Judicial Interim Release Hearing and released on bail. His court date is Nov. 2 in Pincher Creek.

 

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Additional charges are pending in this investigation after Pincher Creek and Crowsnest Pass RCMP seized a firearm, prohibited weapons, knives and ammunition while conducting two additional search warrants in Pincher Creek.

Robert Russell Dwyer has eluded RCMP thus far. The 37-year-old Pincher Creek man faces similar charges related to the home invasion. He is described as a white male with brown eyes and brown hair. He stands six feet tall and weighs about 165 pounds.

Dwyer is thought to be in the Pincher Creek area. Anyone seeing Dwyer or knowing of his whereabouts is urged to contact police. He should not be approached.

A fifth suspect in the assault remains unidentified and the investigation continues.

Please contact Crowsnest Pass RCMP at 403-562-2867 or your local police if you have any information about Dwyer or the unknown assailant.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com, or the P3 app available through the Apple App or Google Play stores.

 

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