Calgary, AB,

Arrest made in carjacking incident

A woman believed responsible for a carjacking last week has been arrested and charged.

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at approximately 10 a.m., a woman and her passenger were in a RAV4 in the Marlborough Mall parking lot, located at 3800 Memorial Drive N.E., when a woman approached the car. The woman showed the driver a gun and demanded she get out of the vehicle. The driver exited the vehicle and the woman took off with the passenger still in the car.

At approximately 10:25 a.m., the passenger, who suffers from a medical condition, was located in the 5000 block of Marbank Drive N.E. EMS was called in to assess both the driver and the passenger. Neither victim was injured.

Around 12:15 a.m., Tuesday, April 7, 2015, the stolen RAV4 was involved in a non-injury collision in the 1400 block of Memorial Drive N.W. A brief foot chase ensued and both the female driver and a male passenger were taken into custody. A pellet gun was located within the vehicle.

Crystie Dawn TURBUCK, 32, of Calgary, is charged with:

  • two counts of robbery roll job
  • theft of a motor vehicle
  • theft under $5,000
  • two counts of pointing a firearm
  • kidnapping
  • assault
  • possession of a weapon or imitation for a dangerous purpose
  • possession of a weapon contrary to a prohibition order

TURBUCK has four outstanding criminal code warrants.  She has been remanded into custody and will appear in court on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.