Thorsby/Breton RCMP make arrest in stolen vehicle investigation

Young offender is arrested in connection with stolen vehicle, found with another stolen vehicle

  • Jun. 2, 2016 10:00 a.m.

On June 1, 2016, the Thorsby/Breton RCMP were able to apprehend a wanted youth in Warburg, Alberta.

The youth was wanted from a previous incident near Warburg that occurred on May 24, 2016. The Thorsby/Breton RCMP had received a 911 call that a truck was being stolen from a rural property near Thorsby, Alberta. When police responded they discovered a second stolen truck that was abandoned nearby. During the investigation the Thorsby/Breton RCMP were able to ID the culprit of the thefts as the youth.

During the arrest of the youth on June 1, the investigation revealed that the youth had arrived in another stolen truck from Edmonton that was parked near the Warburg School.

The youth did not speak to bail and was remanded into custody. The youth is currently facing a total of 12 charges including possession of stolen property and theft.

The name of the accused can’t be released due to provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.