Three Hills RCMP Make Arrests During Break And Enter In Progress

Three Hills RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter in progress at a lease site near Huxley, Alberta on June 28th. A 37 year old man and a 19 year old woman were subsequently arrested and charged.

Kneehill County, Alberta ~ A 19 year old female and 37 year old male have been charged with numerous offences following a break and enter to an oil lease site in Kneehill County.

On June 28th at approximately 7:30am, members of the Three Hills RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter in progress at a lease site near Huxley, Alta.  The suspects had attempted to flee the location in a vehicle but became stuck in a nearby field. RCMP members arrived on scene and took both suspects into custody without incident.

The vehicle used by the suspects is believed have been stolen from a business in Calgary. A search of the van revealed a large amount of stolen property including copper wire, lease site electronic equipment worth over $10,000, numerous tools, mountain bikes and numerous other items.

Daniel Douglas Weston (37) of Calgary has been charged with seven Criminal Code offences, some of which include:

·         Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000

·         Theft over $5,000

·         Break and enter

·         Mischief over $5,000

·         Operate motor vehicle while prohibited 

A judicial interim release hearing was conducted and Weston was remanded into custody and will be appearing in Three Hills Provincial Court on July 3rd, 2020.

Margaret Kimberley Hunter (19) of Calgary has been charged with eight Criminal Code offences, some of which include:

·         Break and enter

·         Theft over $5,000

·         Mischief over $5,000

·         Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000

·         Fail to comply with release order (x3)

Following a judicial hearing, Hunter was released on cash bail; however bail has not currently been met and she remains in custody. She is scheduled to appear on August 14th, 2020 in Three Hills Provincial Court.

Three Hills RCMP continue to investigate this incident.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Three Hills RCMP at 403-443-5538 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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