Innisfail RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle which was observed on an oilfield site in the rural area by Raven, Alta., near Innisfail, Alta. on Sept. 9 at 7:34 p.m.
Witnesses belonging to the Raven Crime Watch group were able to provide a description of the vehicle and the direction it had travelled while Innisfail RCMP were responding to the location.
The suspect vehicle was located a short time later. It was discovered that the oilfield site had been damaged and suspects had stolen copper wire from that location.
As a result of the investigation, Innisfail RCMP located freshly cut copper wire in the vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle, a male and female, were arrested without incident.
Daryl Springer (42) from Clive, Alta. and Brandy Carl (44) from the Red Deer area have been charged with break and enter, theft under $5000 and possession of break in instruments
In addition, Brandy Carl was wanted on two outstanding warrants and was charged with failing to comply with conditions and Daryl Springer was charged with offences under the Traffic Safety Act.
Following a judicial hearing, Springer and Carl were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court on Oct. 6, 2021.
Setting expectations for young drivers
Stettler RCMP, Fish and Wildlife Officers, Stettler Traffic Services and Blackfalds Traffic Services worked in collaboration with Wm. E. Hay Stettler Secondary Campus in educating and setting expectations for young drivers in our community on Thurs. Sept. 9.
Education was provided in relation to improper vehicle equipment, traffic safety laws, and expectations for responsible conduct in the operation of motor vehicles on the streets and roads in the town and county of Stettler.
In excess of 130 young drivers took part in the exercise.