Ar­rests made over stolen ve­hi­cles

The Drumheller Mail - - AROUND TOWN - Sub­mit­ted The Drumheller Mail

The Drumheller RCMP have made two ar­rests fol­low­ing an in­ves­ti­ga­tion into a sus­pi­cious ve­hi­cle.

On Oc­to­ber 11 po­lice re­sponded to an early morn­ing sus­pi­cious ve­hi­cle com­plaint in Knee­hill County. On ar­rival, po­lice ar­rested Brent Steven Twil­ley (28) of Drumheller in a stolen ve­hi­cle and were ac­tively search­ing for ad­di­tional sus­pects.

The RCMP South Emer­gency Re­sponse Team and Po­lice Dog Ser­vices as­sisted in the search. Shortly af­ter, po­lice lo­cated a male sus­pect and fe­male sus­pect in a sec­ond stolen truck in the Town of Drumheller. The male and fe­male were known to po­lice and fled. As a re­sult ar- rest war­rants were ob­tained and the male and fe­male were sub­se­quently ap­pre­hended in Air­drie on Oc­to­ber 22.

Po­lice said that Alexan­dru Sariu, 31 of Cal­gary, faces Drumheller charges for re­sist/ ob­struct a peace of­fi­cer and two counts of pos­ses­sion of stolen ve­hi­cle. Shelby Sleith (34) faces Drumheller charges for re­sist/ob­struct a peace of­fi­cer and pos­ses­sion of stolen ve­hi­cle.

Sairu was pre­vi­ously ar­rested in Au­gust in re­la­tion to a theft of a boat from a Beiseker res­i­dence us­ing an­other stolen ve­hi­cle.

Twil­ley, of no fixed ad­dress, was one of three in­di­vid­u­als ar­rested by Drumheller RCMP this sum­mer in re­la­tion to stolen ve­hi­cles, il­le­gally pos­sessed firearms.

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