A male was arrested on nine charges relating to break and enter, possession of stolen property and mischief, following a lengthy joint investigation by Leduc RCMP and Viking RCMP.
On May 26, 2020 Viking RCMP received a report of a break and enter at the Viking Golf Course just after three a.m. where a golf cart and clubs were stolen.
A review a video surveillance shows two suspects with a truck and trailer at the scene.
This information was shared with the Leduc Crime Reduction Unit who immediately started investigating the incident and its links to the Leduc area.
Leduc RCMP Crime Reduction Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on 46 Street in Leduc June 18, 2020. A search of the house and out buildings resulted in the recovery of stolen property
Some of the items seized by police included a dirt bike, trailer, gold cart and golf clubs.
Jason Peter Emter, 45, of Leduc was arrested and charged with nine offences including:
• Break and entering with intent
• Two charges of possession of property obtained by crime for the purpose of trafficking
• Possession of break-in instruments
• Two charges of possession of property obtained by crime
• Mischief under $5000
• Two charges of failure to comply with release order
Emter was held for a judicial hearing and has been remanded into custody to appear in court in Viking on July 6, 2020 and in Leduc on July 9, 2020.
Police have been unable to determine the owner of the dirt bike and are seeking the public’s assistance to return the dirt bike to its rightful owner.