Grande Prairie RCMP make arrests in downtown break and enter

Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grande Prairie RCMP have laid charges following an investigation into a break and enter at a downtown business.

On June 26, 2022, Grande Prairie RCMP responded to a break and enter to a business on the 11000 block of 100 street in Grande Prairie. After review of video surveillance and patrols of the area, officers identified two vehicles and a hotel room associated to the suspects. Two suspects were arrested who were also on outstanding warrants and search warrants were obtained.

Search Warrant
File Photo – Search Warrant

Located during the search was the following:

· Recovered stolen property from the business

· Clothing worn by the suspects during the break in

· A small amount of suspected Crystal Methamphetamine

· Brass knuckles

Michael Siemens (30) of Bezanson, Alta., has been charged with the following:

· Possession of a weapon contrary to an order (X2)

· Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 (X2)

· Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon

The second individual, a 35-year-old female from High Prairie is also facing charges. She cannot be named at this time as the information has not been sworn.

Following a judicial hearing, Siemens was released from custody on a release order to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on July 18,2022.

Grande Prairie RCMP

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