Rimbey RCMP Execute Search Warrant, Seize Stolen Property

Numerous vehicles, a trailer, stolen property and firearms were seized following the recent execution of a search warrant by RCMP in Rimbey.

Rimbey, Alberta - A search warrant was recently executed by RCMP in Rimbey.

The property recovered has been linked to numerous vehicle thefts and break and enters throughout Central Alberta. The Rimbey Detachment and Ponoka General Investigation Section executed the search warrant.

During the investigation, Rimbey Detachment was supported by the following RCMP specialized unit: Serious Crimes Branch - Auto Theft South.

Three males and one female were arrested as a result of the warrant. During the course of the investigation, police determined the accused were in possession of the following stolen property including: 4 trucks, 1 all-terrain vehicle (ATV), 1 livestock hauler and various firearms. There is also evidence of an automotive Chop Shop operation.

Charges are being pursued in this matter, once formal charges have been laid an update will be provided.

The RCMP has various crime reduction programs throughout the province. These include:

* Identifying and targeting prolific offenders
* Creation of task forces to target specific crime types
* Partnerships with Citizens on Patrols and Rural Crime Watches

Residents provide the RCMP with local intelligence. The tips we receive from the public drive our evidence-led initiatives and assist with the deployment of resource. Reporting crime leads to tangible results and creates safer and more engaged communities.


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