Search Warrant Leads to Recovery of Stolen Property, Approximately $200,000.00 Worth of Property was Recovered: Grande Prairie RCMP

Grande Prairie, Alberta – On Wednesday February 19th, 2020, Grande Prairie Rural RCMP, in partnership with the Grande Prairie Crime Reduction Unit, executed a Search Warrant on a rural property in Teepee Creek, Alberta. A male and female were arrested at the scene without incident.

Search Warrant
File Photo – Search Warrant

Approximately $200,000.00 worth of property was recovered including:

• 6 Vehicles

• 1 Holiday Trailer

• 3 Guns and a machete

• Numerous high end rims and tires

• Generators, an air compressor, and other miscellaneous hand tools.

The majority of stolen property has been returned to the owners.

Darren FARNSWORTH (43) of Grande Prairie was arrested on a number of outstanding warrants and has been charged with:

• Possession of Stolen Property over $5000

• Fail to Comply with a Probation Order

• Breach of a Recognizance.

Lacey JOHNSTON (33) of Grande Prairie has been charged with:

• Possession of Stolen Property over $5000

• Breach of an Undertaking.

A 46 year old male and 26 year old female are also facing several firearms charges in relation to the investigation.

Grande Prairie Rural RCMP are continuing their investigation.

The RCMP wishes to remind the public to record the serial numbers or make distinct markings on their possessions so their property can be identified and returned to them.
Information provided by the public plays a crucial role in helping police identify where crime is occurring, and who is committing it. Members of the public who suspect criminal activity in their community are encouraged to contact the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5701, or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Grande Prairie RCMP
File 2020-236535

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