For Immediate Release / January 21, 2020
RCMP - Crime Stoppers - Theft from Vehicle - Suspect Arrested
On Friday, January 17, 2020 at approximately 1:30 a.m., St Albert RCMP responded to a complaint at 190 Carleton Drive St. Albert. Police were advised by the security company that a suspicious male was observed trying to open vehicle’s door, and crawling under vehicles.
While on route Police were updated by the security company that the male was departing the area and getting into an escape vehicle. The suspect vehicle was located and the occupants of the vehicle were arrested. A vehicle search located several tools commonly used in catalytic converter thefts such as: reciprocating saws (sawsalls) with multiple blades, head lamp and grabbing tools. A small quantity of drugs was also located in the vehicle.
Skyler Morneau, (31), of Fort Saskatchewan, Alta was charged for:
- possession of break in instruments
- drug possession
- he also had outstanding warrant for fraud related offences
Bail hearing was held and Skyler Morneau was released to attend court on February 3, 2020 in St Albert.Property Crime and Crime Reduction remains a priority for St. Albert RCMP. Residents are reminded to follow the #9PM Routine, as many property crimes can be avoided with proper precautions.
If anyone has information regarding any crime, they are asked to contact the St. Albert RCMP Detachment at 780-458-7700 or their 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.
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Last edited: January 30, 2020