Suspect remanded on theft and weapons charges

A Bowden man facing numerous weapons and stolen vehicle charges remains in custody pending his next court appearance in Calgary. Tyler Wayne James Ratledge, 26, was arrested by police investigating the discovery of several ATVs, a snowmobile and a minivan on a farm in the Bowden area on Friday.

A Bowden man facing numerous weapons and stolen vehicle charges remains in custody pending his next court appearance in Calgary.

Tyler Wayne James Ratledge, 26, was arrested by police investigating the discovery of several ATVs, a snowmobile and a minivan on a farm in the Bowden area on Friday.

Ratledge has been charged with five counts of possession of stolen property worth more than $5,000, one count of possession of stolen property under $5,000, one count of possessing a firearm while prohibited and three counts of breaching a recognizance.

Ratledge also faces a number of other charges laid previously and still before the courts, arising from investigations in Olds, Didsbury, Innisfail and Calgary.

He is to return to Calgary provincial court on Dec. 3.

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