On January 8th, the St Albert RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) executed a search warrant on a rural property just outside the city in relation to an investigation of a suspected “Chop Shop.”

The search warrant resulted in the seizure of:

  • two stolen pick-up trucks
  • three flat decks trailers
  • an enclosed toy hauler trailer
  • a zero turn lawn mower
  • a bumper pull R/V over
  • over an ounce of methamphetamine. 
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Police also recovered evidence that the suspect was using the property to re-VIN other stolen trailers.  The total value of the recovered property was approximately $150,000. Jason Peter Emter, 46, of Leduc, Alta. has been charged with:

  • possession of stolen property over five thousand dollars (numerous counts)
  • possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • possession of stolen property for the purpose of trafficking   

Jason Emter was bought before a Justice of the Peace and held in police custody.  He will appear in St. Albert Provincial Court on January 18th, 2021. 

Anyone who has information on any crime is 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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