Stolen mail recovered

Lacombe Police Service

  • Mar. 24, 2017 12:30 a.m.

Lacombe Police Service found a pile of stolen mail after locating a vehicle driven by a suspended driver who evaded a Checkstop early Thursday morning.

Police said at about 2 a.m., they observed a vehicle avoid a Checkstop on 50th Avenue by turning onto a service road. Two women were later found in the vehicle.

Police located a large amount of mail in the vehicle and charged the 32-year-old passenger, of Sylvan Lake, with 17 counts of stolen property. She was also charged with possession of break-in instruments, unauthorized possession of credit card data, and two counts of breach of court conditions.

She was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Red Deer provincial court on May 9.

Police said the investigation was ongoing. The owners of numerous pieces of mail and other recovered items need to be identified and contacted.

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