Lethbridge, Alberta – The Lethbridge Police Service, with the assistance of Cardston RCMP and Blood Tribe Police, have recovered six stolen vehicles and have charged two individuals with a dozen offences.
Police located two males in a stolen car on Sept. 21, 2021 in the 1700-block of Mayor Magrath Drive South. Their arrest and the subsequent investigation resulted in police identifying the location of the other vehicles, stolen recently from two Lethbridge auto dealers.
Co-ordination with Cardston RCMP and Blood Tribe Police allowed LPS to recover the vehicles, with a total value of $250,000, and identify the subjects responsible for several break-and-enters and thefts of license plates in Lethbridge and surrounding area.
Kirby Mills, 29, of Lethbridge, has been charged with: five counts of theft of motor vehicle; two counts of possession of stolen property under $5,000; break and enter to commit theft; break and enter to steal motor vehicle; trafficking in stolen property over $5,000; and theft under $5,000.
Isaiah Sterling Acko, 37, of Lethbridge, has been charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000.
Both were released from custody to appear in court Nov. 30, 2021.
The investigation is ongoing with further charges pending. No further details will be released at this time.
Lethbridge Police Service
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