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Bonnyville RCMP investigate Theft of Fuel and find Weapons

Bonnyville RCMP responded to a call about three suspicious individuals suspected to be stealing fuel but ended up laying charges relating to weapon possession.

On October 18, around 8:15 a.m. Bonnyville RCMP got a call from a community member near Highway 881 saying three suspicious individuals had a U-Haul and were possibly stealing fuel.

The U-Haul had left the scene while RCMP was en-route but was later found on Highway 660 near Franchere.

While interacting with the occupants RCMP members found a Crossbow and firearms case resulting in all three suspects being arrested without incident. A subsequent search of the U-Haul uncovered a rifle and other weapons. A stack of mail belonging to residents of Warspite was also located and determined to have been stolen that morning.

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No charges were laid involving theft of fuel but they are being held accountable for the firearm, crossbow, and other weapons including additional composite bows, a long gun pellet gun, an airsoft pistol, and a medieval-style axe.

A 40-year-old male, a resident of Cold Lake is charged with Possession of Weapons contrary to Order and Possession of a Firearm while Unauthorized.  He is set to appear in Court on December 6, 2022, at Bonnyville Provincial Court.

A 42-year-old male resident of Bonnyville is being charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm and is set to appear in Court on November 1.

Finally, the 27-year-old female is being charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm and has been charged with Possession of Matters Stolen from Mail.

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