Thorsby RCMP arrest two males for break and enter and theft of ATM

May 13, 2021
Thorsby, Alberta

News release

After a lengthy investigation conducted by the Thorsby/Breton RCMP, two males have been arrested in relation to several reported break and enters in the Town of Thorsby, Alta.

On Oct. 6, 2019, Thorsby RCMP responded to multiple break and enters, including the theft of an ATM from the Esso fuel station in Thorsby. Police also investigated an attempted theft of an ATM from the Thorsby Village Supermarket.

On March 19, 2021, a 30-year-old male of Edmonton, Alta. was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Theft of Truck (x2)
  • Mischief over $5000 (x3)
  • Break and enter (x3)
  • Possession of break in tools (x3)
  • Wear a disguise committing an offence
  • Possession of stolen property

The 30-year-old male has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Breton Provincial Court on May 26, 2021.

On April 30, 2021, a 32-year-old male of Edmonton, Alta. was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Theft of Truck (x2)
  • Mischief over $5000 (x3)
  • Break and enter (x3)
  • Possession of break in tools (x3)
  • Wear a disguise committing an offence
  • Possession of stolen property
  • Operate motor vehicle while prohibited

The 32-year-old male remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in Breton Provincial Court on May 26, 2021.

"As a result of these arrests, several outstanding files have now been brought before the courts," said S/Sgt. Dwayne Moore, Thorsby RCMP Detachment Commander. "We will continue to strategically focus on property crime offenders in keeping with our crime reduction strategies."

If anyone has any information regarding this incident or any other crime, please contact the Thorsby RCMP at (780) 789-3950. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com (http://www.p3tips.com/) or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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Contact information

Alberta RCMP Media Relations
780-509-3970

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