A 48 year old male from Mountain View County has been arrested and charged after Olds RCMP and the Southern Alberta Auto Theft Unit executed a search warrant at a rural residence east of Olds on Friday, February 14th.
Olds, Alberta ~ On Friday, February 14th members of Olds RCMP and Southern Alberta Auto Theft Unit executed a search warrant at a rural residence east of Olds.
This search warrant resulted in the seizure of 2 stolen Ford F250 pickup trucks, 1 stolen Ford F350 pickup truck, 2 snowmobiles where the vin numbers were altered, a printer believed to be used in fabrication of vin numbers and stolen property from a previously reported break and enter to an Olds business in October 2019.
As a result of the investigation, 48 year old Kevin Raymond Leischner of Mountain View County was arrested and has been charged with the following:
- Possession of stolen property obtained by crime over $5000. (x3)
- Possession of stolen property obtained by crime less than or equal to $5000. (x2)
Following a judicial hearing Leischner was released on a $1,500 no cash deposit to appear in Didsbury Provincial Court February 24th.
The RCMP are continuing their investigation into this incident and are asking the public to come forward with any information related to these incidents. If you have information, please contact the Olds RCMP at 403-556-3323 or your local police service. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), on line at www.p3tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play store.