Leduc, Alberta – While conducting patrols through areas of known criminal activity in Leduc, the Integrated Crime Reduction Unit (ICRU) located a stolen truck, and ultimately arrested the driver who was subject of a Conditional Sentence Order.
On February 14 in the early afternoon, the ICRU team located a truck which had been stolen out of Leduc on February 9. Just before 6 p.m., 25-year-old Jesse Beaudry of Leduc was arrested, without incident, for possession of stolen property.
As a result of this arrest, Beaudry is facing new charges of possession of stolen property as well Breach of Undertaking charges and Breach of Conditional Sentence Order (x 6). He remains in custody with a scheduled court date of February 22 in the Provincial Court of Alberta in Leduc.
The truck will be returned to its rightful owner.
“The strategy of the ICRU is to gather intelligence on crime hotspots and repeat offenders” says Corporal Pete MacMillan of the ICRU. “From our inception, our ongoing goal has been to proactively intervene in criminal activity, thereby reducing calls for service on the frontline members.”
Citizens are encouraged to be aware of their surroundings and to report suspicious activity in your neighbourhood.
-Corporal Laurel Scott, Media Relations Group