Morinville RCMP Make Arrest in Theft of Semi Truck

submitted by Morinville RCMP

On June 19, 2024, RCMP Morinville Detachment members located a semi-trailer that had been stolen from Edmonton and was believed to be in the area of the Alexander First Nation. The trailer was reported to have between $50,000 to $80,000 worth of imported tires inside.

Morinville members were able to locate and recover the trailer in Lac St. Anne County. A related 2012 Kentworth semi-tractor, which had also been stolen, was recovered soon after on the Alexander First Nation. All of the stolen tires were also recovered. Morinville Detachment members arrested a 47-year-old man on the Alexander First Nation, with multiple theft-related charges now pending.

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