Edson RCMP lay stolen property charges following vehicle stop

Yellowhead County, Alberta – On May 15, 2022 at approximately 1:00 am, Edson RCMP were conducting proactive patrols in the area of Range Road 200 in Yellowhead County. A traffic stop was conducted with a pickup truck which was seen leaving an area known for copper wire burning and processing. When RCMP approached the vehicle, they located a large quantity of cut copper wire in the back of the truck.

Larry Robert Hayman (63) of Edson, AB was arrested and charged with one count of possession of stolen property under $5000 and one charge under the Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Act.

Copper Wire Theft
Copper Wire Theft

Hayman was released from custody to appear in Edson Provincial Court on June 21, 2022.

Edson RCMP encourage the public to report any suspicious vehicles or activity they encounter. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Edson RCMP

Alberta RCMP Western Alberta District

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