Okotoks RCMP recover stolen vehicles, multiple criminal charges laid

Okotoks, Alberta – On October 1st, 2016 at approximately 3:30 pm Okotoks RCMP were dispatch to a Break and Enter to a garage where several items were reported stolen. At approximately 3:45 pm, a second Break and Enter to garage was reported. A suspect and a vehicle was identified by the Okotoks RCMP where the suspect’s vehicle was confirmed as stolen.


At approximately 5:20 pm, a motor vehicle was observed driving erratically in the Town of Okotoks. The same vehicle was reported in a collision at approximately 5:25 pm by an off duty Okotoks RCMP Officer. The mater was further investigated and three stolen vehicles were recovered.

Okotoks RCMP arrested a lone male occupant identified as 28 year old, Stephen Bruce WESTFALL. WESTFALL has been charged with: possession of stolen property over x 2, possession of stolen property under x 3, break & enter x 2, mischief over, obstruction of a police officer, impaired operation of a motor vehicle, drive over .08 mg, and drive while suspended under the Traffic Safety Act.

WESTFALL was taken before a Justice of the peace and remanded in custody at Calgary Remand Center.

The RCMP is always seeking public help is solving crime. If you have any information, regarding any other crime, please call the Okotoks RCMP Detachment at 403-995-4202. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). You do not need to reveal your identity and Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display, Call Trace or tape any phone calls. If your information leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a cash award up to $2,000.00. We want your tip, not your name. Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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