Hanna RCMP lay charges related to property crime investigations

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Hanna RCMP attended a residence in the Garden Plain area on July 27, 2022 and arrested a male and a female who had outstanding  warrants. During the arrests, police located a pickup truck on the property that had been stolen two days earlier from the Oyen area.

Chad Potter (37) of Garden Plain, Alta., has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 in relation to this incident.  He was taken before a justice of the peace and was released on conditions. He will be appearing in Hanna Provincial court on Aug. 24, 2022.

On Aug. 1, 2022, in an unrelated matter, Hanna RCMP conducted a traffic stop following the report of a suspicious vehicle in the Pollockville area.  One of the occupants was found in possession of a quantity of copper wire which was a violation of her court-ordered conditions. Wanda Charlton (52) of Garden Plain, Alta., has been charged with failing to comply with conditions of an undertaking in relation to that traffic stop.

Charlton has also been charged for breaching the same order following an incident on July 29, 2022 in Red Deer where it is alleged that she was in possession of copper wire and having contact with a male whom she is to have no contact with.  Charlton was issued a court date for Aug. 24, 2022, in Hanna Provincial Court.

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