Crime Reduction Unit Recovers Stolen Vehicles

January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018

Crime Reduction Unit Recovers Stolen Vehicles

Grande Prairie, Alberta – The Grande Prairie Crime Reduction Unit recovered several stolen vehicles in unrelated incidents on January 11th and 12th.

On January 11, 2018, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the Crime Reduction Unit assisted Beaverlodge RCMP in locating and apprehending a male in a vehicle that had been stolen from the city of Grande Prairie hours earlier.

 

James NOBLE (38) of Grande Prairie has been charged with the following offences:

– Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
– Flight From Police
– Drive While Disqualified
– Possession of Methamphetamine
– Possession of Cocaine
– Drive Uninsured Vehicle On Highway

 

NOBLE is to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on January 22, 2018.

A short time later on January 11, 2018 at approximately 9:30 p.m the Crime Reduction Unit tracked a stolen pickup truck to a rural location in the Bezanson area. With the assistance of Police Dog Services, two males were taken into custody without incident.

 

Brandon MOENCH, (38), of Sundre, AB has been charged with the following offences:

– Possession of Property Obtained By Crime Over $5000
– Flight From Police
– Drive While Unauthorized

Owen STOCKTON (23), Debolt, AB has been charged with the following offence:

– Possession of Property Obtained By Crime Over $5000

 

MOENCH and STOCKTON are to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on January 29, 2018.

 

 

On January 12, 2018 At approximately 12:30 a.m., The Crime Reduction Unit with the assistance of general duty members located a stolen vehicle in a hotel parking lot in the West side of Grande Prairie. A female driver was arrested and taken into custody without incident.

 

Jessica SMITH, (20) of Grande Prairie, has been charged with the following offences:

– Possession of Property Obtained By Crime Over $5000
– Fail to Comply With Probation Order

 

SMITH is to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on January 29, 2018.

 

At approximately 1:30 a.m. on January 12, 2018 Grande Prairie RCMP members located a stolen vehicle in the Patterson area of Grande Prairie. When police attempted to stop the vehicle, it began driving in a dangerous and erratic manner. Due to safety concerns to the public police did not pursue the vehicle.  The vehicle was located a short time later by the Crime Reduction Unit and was tracked to a location in Clairmont where the driver was taken into custody without incident.

 

Robert MCGEORGE, (43), of Grande Prairie, has been charged with the following:

– Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
– Possession of a Weapon Contrary To Order
– Possession of a Weapon Dangerous To The Public
– Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
– Flight From Police
– Drive While Disqualified
– 6 Counts of Failing to Comply With Recognizance

MCGEORGE was remanded to custody to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on January 17, 2018.

 

Crime Reduction knows no borders – the initiatives being undertaken in all RCMP communities – urban and rural – are to the benefit of all Albertans.