Arrests made over stolen vehicles
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.