Submitted by Cpl. Laurel Scott
RCMP K Div
On Aug. 19, 2016 at 10:46 p.m, the Bashaw RCMP with the assistance of Stettler RCMP and Red Deer Police Dog Services investigated information received that stolen property was on a rural residence.
The RCMP attended the residence and recovered a stolen vehicle as well as some miscellaneous stolen property. Investigation revealed that some of the stolen property was associated to thefts reported to both Wetaskiwin RCMP and Camrose Police Service.
The report received by Wetaskiwin RCMP on August 19, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. was that a truck was stolen, along with personal property within the truck which included an amount of donated money to “Farm Animal Rescue and Re-Homing”.
The Bashaw RCMP arrested 23-year-old Nicholas Klinck of Mirror, Alberta (who was located at the rural Bashaw property) without incident.
Klinck is currently facing the following eight criminal code charges out of Bashaw:
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 (x 3)
Fail to comply with conditions of an undertaking (x2)
Possession of a credit card obtained by crime (x 2)
He has been released on a Recognizance and is scheduled to appear in Stettler Provincial Court on September 8, 2016.
Bashaw RCMP continue to investigate this and other related incidents. If you have information about this investigation, please call the Bashaw RCMP at (780) 372-3593 or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS.