Police have released the names of two suspects accused after two robberies and a police chase down the Alaska Highway on Tuesday.
John Robert Kalita and Nicole Danille Alexander are both from Grande Prairie and are facing charges in relation to a robbery at the Dawson Creek No Frills and the Wholesale Club pharmacy, before fleeing from police on the Alaska Highway.
The 26 year-old Kalita is charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000, robbery, flight from a peace officer and possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
The 24 year-old Alexander is charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000 and flight from a peace officer.
Kalita has been remanded in custody and is expected to make his next court appearance on in Dawson Creek Provincial Court on May 17.
Alexander was released on bail, Thursday, and is expected back in court on May 24.
The two were arrested after a stolen black Dodge Ram pickup truck was stopped near Farmington after police set up a spike belt to deflate the vehicle’s tires.