Central Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit investigation targeting repeat offenders results in three charged

Breton, Alberta — The Central Alberta District (CAD) RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) opened an investigation in an effort to focus on a number of subjects with outstanding matters related to property offences and criminal flight from police in the rural area near Breton.

CAD CRU’s investigation identified a subject of interest in their investigation. CAD CRU, in partnership with Camrose City Police, RCMP Air Services and the RCMP Police Dog Service were able to locate the subject of interest in a stolen vehicle within the City of Camrose, Alta., along with two other individuals. The stolen truck that was recovered had been stolen out of Ponoka, Alta., on June 10, 2021.

Central Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit
Central Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit

Murlin Scott Becker (38), a male from Camrose is charged with:

· Fail to comply with probation order (x2)

· Operate motor vehicle while prohibited (x4)

· Possession of property obtained by crime

Morgan Bud Hansen (26), a male from Winfield, Alta., is charged with:

· Possession of property obtained by crime

· Possession of a controlled substance (Methamphetamine)

Stacey Anne Monteith (49), a female from Drayton Valley, Alta., is charged with:

· Possession of property obtained by crime

· Possession of a controlled substance (Methamphetamine)

· Possession of a controlled substance (GHB)

Following a judicial hearing, Becker was remanded into custody and is scheduled to attend Camrose Provincial Court on June 23, 2021. Hansen and Monteith have been released on conditions and are scheduled to attend Camrose Provincial Court on Aug. 4, 2021.

“The Central Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit will continue to identify and target prolific offenders within rural communities as part of our ongoing crime reduction strategy,” says Sergeant Scott Lande, Unit Commander of CAD CRU.

Central Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit

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