Whitecourt RCMP arrest male in stolen vehicle

Whitecourt, Alberta – On Dec. 22, 2020 at 7:39 a.m., Whitecourt RCMP responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint near Township Road 583 in Woodlands County.

Police located the vehicle and determined that it had been stolen during a break and enter at a Whitecourt business sometime overnight.

The male driver was arrested and the vehicle was subsequently searched. Police located and seized what is believed to be stolen property from the break and enter and what is suspected to be fentanyl and methamphetamine.

The male was also wanted on charges out of Fox Creek, Alta. and Grande Prairie, Alta.

Police Arrest
Police Arrest

Matthew Edmund Duffy (37) of Fox Creek, Alta., is charged with:

· Possession of an illegal substance (x2)

· Possession of stolen property over $5000

· Fail to comply (x5)

Duffy was remanded into custody and is set to appear in Whitecourt Provincial Court on Jan. 6, 2021.

The RCMP appreciates the public’s assistance in reporting suspicious activity.

If you have any information about this, or any other crime, please call the Whitecourt RCMP at (780) 778-5454, or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

Whitecourt RCMP

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