Western Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit makes arrest in rural break and enter

McLennan, Alberta – On Feb. 25, 2022, McLennan RCMP received a report of break-and-enter to a cabin located in the Hamlet of Watino, Alta. With the assistance of the Western Alberta District Rural Crime Reduction Unit, suspects were identified.

On March 11, 2022, members of the Western Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit located one of the suspects operating a stolen pick-up in the Hines Creek area and arrested the female driver. Items recovered in the stolen truck were linked to the cabin break and enter.

Break & Enter
(File Photo) Break & Enter

Kailyn Diane Verquin (23), of Hines Creek, has been charged with the following offences:

· Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

· Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

· Break and Enter

· Fraudulent Concealment

· Possession of Methamphetamine

· Illegal Possession of Identity Documents x5

After a judicial hearing, Verquin was released from custody and is set to appear in Falher Provincial Court on Apr. 7, 2022.

On March 12, 2022, RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence in Hines Creek and arrested Anthony Aaron Roshuk (34), of Hines Creek, Alta. Roshuk has been charged with Break and Enter. He was released from custody and is set to appear in Falher Provincial Court on Apr. 7, 2022.

“The stolen truck that was recovered by police was linked to several occurrences in the Red Deer area in recent weeks and was stolen from Whitecourt in January of 2022,” said Sgt. Chris Power of the Rural Crime Reduction Unit. “This provides and example of the mobility of the criminals that prey upon rural Albertans and how one stolen vehicle can be used to commit crime in multiple jurisdictions over a period of several weeks”.

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