On Wednesday September 5, 2018 at approximately 3:41 p.m., Athabasca RCMP attended a residence in Calling Lake for a report of a break and enter to a residence, with several items taken. RCMP were advised that a beige vehicle with 3 males just left the bushes across from the property that was broken into. RCMP patrols were made and the possible suspect vehicle was located at another residence in Calling Lake. Identified stolen property was located at that residence and a warrant was applied for to search the residential yard. Several power tools, generator, side by side, and a two vehicles were seized as stolen as a result of the search.
Joel Houle-Auger (27) from Calling Lake Alberta was arrested and charged with 18 Criminal Code offences which include:
- Breach of Conditions x 6
- Possession of Stolen Property over $5000 x 2
- Possession of Stolen Property under $5000 x 5
- Break and Enter x 3
- Possession of a Prohibited Weapon
He was remanded into custody and will be appearing in Athabasca Provincial Court on September 10, 2018.
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