Boyle RCMP locate three stolen vehicles, and arrest three on the Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement

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A 61-year-old male from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has been charged in connection with a reported stolen out of High Level, Alta.

On Wednesday, Nov. 13,  at approximately 8:00 a.m., Boyle RCMP were advised of a stolen vehicle that was on the Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement, Alta.

Boyle RCMP with assistance from Vegreville RCMP located the vehicle at a residence. A female was observed leaving the scene in another vehicle and a traffic stop was conducted. The female fled from the passenger seat in the vehicle and ran into another residence. Police searched the residence and located the female who was hiding. The female was arrested and charged. No one was harmed inside the residence.

Ashley Whitford, 29-year-old female from Vilna, Alta. was charged with the following:

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· Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000

· Impaired operation of a conveyance

· Impaired operation of a conveyance over 80mg%

· Breach of recognizance

Later that afternoon, Boyle RCMP were dispatched to a report of a suspicious male sleeping in a vehicle. Police responded and located a male walking away from the vehicle. An investigation was conducted which showed the vehicle being stolen out of Andrew, Alta. The male was arrested and charged.

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George Lewis, a 34-year-old male from Beaver Lake, Alta. was charged with the following:

· Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000

· Possession of break-in tools

· Breach of recognizance

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On Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2019, a member of the Boyle RCMP was patrolling the Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement and located a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of High Level, Alta. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was arrested and charged.

Allan Bird, a 61-year-old male from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories was charged with the following:

· Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000

· Impaired operation of a conveyance

· Impaired operation of a conveyance over 80mg%

· Driving while prohibited

Whitford and Lewis were released after a judicial interim release hearing. Whitford is scheduled to appear in Boyle Provincial Court on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. and Lewis is to appear on Tues Dec. 10, 2019, at 10:00 a.m.

Bird was released under his own recognizance as is scheduled to appear in Boyle court on Tuesday, Jan. 14 2020, at 10:00 a.m.

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