Sylvan Lake RCMP have had a busy October so far

Sylvan Lake RCMP officers have been busy.

They were alerted to a stolen truck on Highway 11 outside of Sylvan Lake on Wednesday. Officers attended and located the truck parked on the side on the highway.

The two occupants were arrested without incident. Jason Cunningham, age 29 of Red Deer was charged with one count of possession of stolen property over $5,000. Kyler Corriveau, 24, of Eckville, was charged with one count of possession of stolen property over $5,000 and one count of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

A few minutes later, Sylvan Lake RCMP were called to investigate a suspicious vehicle and trailer. Following an investigation, RCMP learned that the truck had been recently stolen from the Chiles Industrial area and the travel trailer was stolen from an RV facility in Red Deer.

RCMP arrested two individuals.

Brianna Carroll, 23, of Red Deer, was charged with possession of stolen property over $5000 and possession of stolen property under $5,000, two counts of breaching a recognizance and two further counts of breaching probation orders. The last four charges are related to having been charged for offenses and being released from custody.

Jay Dee Coffman, 35, of Red Deer, was charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000 and possession of stolen property under $5,000, three counts of breaching a recognizance and two further counts of breaching probation orders. The last five charges are all related to having been charged for offenses and being released from custody.

During this investigation, a second stolen truck and travel trailer were located by Sylvan Lake officers. The trailer was stolen from the same Red deer business as the previous one and the truck was also stolen from the Red Deer area.

During Wednesday afternoon, a Sylvan Lake RCMP officer was patrolling and located a female wanted on outstanding warrants. Jessica Robidoux of Sylvan Lake, was wanted on eight outstanding warrants: criminal harassment, four coutns of failint o comply with her conditions of recognizance, two counts of failing to comply with her conditions of probation, one count of failing to appear in court.

The same afternoon, Sylvan Lake members executed a search warrant at a Sylvan Lake residence on Ryders Ridge Blvd. This search warrant execution was a result of an investigation into the drug and weapons trade. Police seized 26 grams of methamphetamine, 34 grams of Fentanyl, 27 grams of Cocaine, GHB, a stolen loaded handgun from Lloydminster, an insecure 12-gauge tactical shotgun and a stolen “Scott” airpack breathing apparatus.

RCMP charged two inidviduals in the case.

Christopher Wales, 36 from Red Deer, is charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, one count of possession of a controlled substance, one count of possession of stolen property under $5,000, two counts of careless storage/use of a firearm, one count of illegal possession of a firearm, one count of possessing a restricted firearm that is readily accessible to ammunition, one count of knowingly possessing a firearm that was stolen and two counts of possessing a firearm while prohibited.

Bianca Hughes, 35 of Sylvan Lake, was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, one count of possession of a controlled substance, one count of possession of stolen property under $5,000, two counts of careless storage/use of a firearm, one count of illegal possession of a firearm, one count of possessing a restricted firearm that is readily accessible to ammunition, one count of knowingly possessing a firearm that was stolen and two counts of breaching recognizance from previous arrests and charges.

Both Hughes and Wales are still in police custody awaiting a bail hearing.

Sylvan Lake RCMP executed a search warrant on another residence in Sylvan Lake during the early morning hours of Thursday. As a result of information received from the public, a stolen Side by Side, one ATV, four motorcycles and an SKS rifle were recovered. That investigation is ongoing and no charges have been laid at this point.

At approximately 8:00 a.m., Thursday, crime reduction members from Central Alberta District located a stolen motorcycle from Calgary being operated in the Bentley area. This motorcycle was recovered and one male was arrested. This investigation is ongoing.

“Sylvan Lake RCMP will continue to target the activities of repeat offenders in efforts to reduce crime in our community. We encourage the public to continue to report all suspicious persons and vehicles to police, said S/Sgt. Andrew Shepherd, Sylvan Lake detachment commander.

Sylvan Lake RCMP are asking the public to call 403-887-3333 with any knowledge of these cases. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or go online at www.P3Tips.com.



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