ST. PAUL - Communication between local RCMP detachments and the use of GPS resulted in three people being arrested, earlier this week.
On March 22, St. Paul RCMP was contacted by Cold Lake RCMP regarding a stolen truck from Cold Lake. The truck was stolen earlier the same day and was tracked by GPS to a residence in the St. Edouard area within the County of St. Paul, according to RCMP.
"St. Paul RCMP located the truck along with another stolen vehicle at the property, and set up containment," according to St. Paul RCMP. "While in the process of obtaining a search warrant, three individuals exited the residence and entered both stolen vehicles attempting to flee the residence."
RCMP members arrested all three individuals without any further incident. Each of the accused were held for a judicial hearing.
“This is a great example of how the RCMP are using technology to their advantage in locating and apprehending criminals in a safe and efficient manner,” said Cpl. Stephen Cunningham with the St. Paul RCMP.
Keely Saskatchewan, 22, a resident of Cold Lake, was arrested on 15 warrants and charged with possession of property obtained by crime and failing to comply with an undertaking.
Landon Wusyk, 31, also a resident of Cold Lake, was arrested on three warrants and charged with possession of property obtained by crime and flight from police.
A youth who cannot be named was charged with possession of property obtained by crime, flight from police, dangerous driving, and mischief under $5,000.
Following the judicial hearings, Saskatchewan was remanded into custody and is set to appear in St. Paul Court on March 30. A Justice of the Peace released Landon Wusyk and the youth on conditions, and both are set to appear in St. Paul Court on April 13.
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