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Five Central Albertans arrested after 15 guns and over $100k of stolen property seized

Wetaskiwin RCMP has arrested five individuals after recovering $100,000 of stolen property and 15 guns earlier this month.

On Nov. 10, the Wetaskiwin Crime Reduction Unit executed a search warrant with the assistance of the RCMP Emergency Response Team, Wetaskiwin General Investigations Section and Wetaskiwin RCMP on a Wetaskiwin County rural property. RCMP recovered 15 firearms and over $100,000 dollars worth of stolen property including multiple vehicles and holiday trailers. Some of the firearms had been stolen from residential and commercial locations.

Police announced Thursday that three men and two women are facing a laundry list of charges after a search of Wetaskiwin County property recovered the stolen goods.

All five individuals are scheduled to appear in Wetaskiwin Provincial Court on Dec. 2.

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