Leduc RCMP lay charges against two from Edmonton in theft of catalytic converters

Leduc, Alberta – On Jan. 10, 2021 at approximately 4:50 a.m., Leduc RCMP responded to a complaint of two suspects stealing catalytic converters from vehicles parked at a business in the Leduc industrial area.

Officers made patrols and conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle found leaving the area.

As a result, Leduc RCMP arrested two males and recovered several catalytic converters.

Brian Decosse (37) of Edmonton was charged with the following:

· Break and enter

· Mischief under $5000

· Fail to comply with release order condition x3

· Theft under $5000.

· Fail to comply with probation order

Decosse was remanded into custody after a judicial hearing and is scheduled to appear in Leduc Provincial Court on January 21, 2021.

File Photo - catalytic converter theft
File Photo – catalytic converter theft

Calvin Mckirdy (35) of Edmonton was charged with the following:

· Break and enter

· Mischief under $5000

· Theft under $5000.

· Fail to comply with probation order

McKirdy was released to appear in Leduc Provincial Court on February 18,2021.

“Leduc RCMP take Property Crime such as thefts of catalytic converters very seriously. We are combatting it and seeing a reduction in these crimes through intelligence led policing, as well through strategic enforcement and community based, pro-active measures. Leduc is a tight knit community where property crime and those choosing to commit these crimes have no place. Together we can continue to make all the difference” says Insp. Dale Kendall, OIC Leduc RCMP.

Leduc RCMP

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