Strathcona County RCMP arrested two suspects in relation to a theft out of Nisku, Alta.
In the early hours of Aug.3, a flatbed trailer hauling an SUV was stolen from the parking lot of a hotel in Nisku. On the same day at approximately 8:45 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP observed a Uhaul towing a flatbed trailer and SUV matching the description travelling southbound on Highway 21 in Sherwood Park.
Police located the unoccupied Uhaul along with the flatbed trailer and SUV in a field near Range Road 231 and Township Road 521. Police determined the flatbed trailer and SUV to be stolen from Nisku.
With the assistance of the RCMP Police dog, a male and female suspect were located in a nearby outbuilding and arrested without incident.
Inside the Uhaul, police located several stolen pieces of government identification and electronics.
Christopher Allen Williams, 27, of Ontario, was charged with;
· Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 (x2)
· Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 (x4)
· Illegal possession of government documents (x4)
· Theft of credit card
· Break and enter
· Obstruction of a police officer
Christopher Allen Williams was released on a Recognizance and is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 2, in Sherwood Park Provincial Court.
The female was released without charges.
If you have any information about this or any other crime, please call the Strathcona County RCMP at (780) 467-7741, or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).