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Four charged with stolen property, drug offences

The RCMP recovered a stolen Ford Focus.

The Southern Alberta District RCMP Crime Reduction Unit recovered stolen vehicles and charged four people last week in Coalhurst.

On Wednesday the Crime Reduction Unit located a stolen Ford Ranger and a stolen Ford Focus in Coalhurst.

The Crime Reduction Unit enlisted the co-operation of Coalhurst farmers to use their property for surveillance.

In addition to the two vehicles, police also seized weapons, methamphetamine, cannabis and fentanyl and a licence plate stolen from Nanton, a black generator and a number of jerry cans.

Samuel Shawn Fralick, 24, of no fixed address, was arrested on six outstanding warrants and charged with possession of stolen property and failing to comply with a release order.

Following a judicial hearing, Fralick was remanded into custody to appear in Lethbridge provincial court on Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Stolen property was recovered during a bust last week in Coalhurst.

Carter Dylan Rains, 29, of Lethbridge, was charged with two counts of possession of stolen property; two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking; and operation of a motor vehicle while prohibited

Following a judicial hearing, Rains released from custody to appear in Lethbridge provincial court on Dec. 1. 

A 29-year-old female from Coleman was charged with two counts of possession of stolen property.

A 24-year-old male of no fixed address was charged with two counts of possession of stolen property; failing to comply with release order; possession of a prohibited weapon; and failing to comply with a prohibited weapon order.

The 24-year old male and 29-year-old female were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in Lethbridge provincial court on Dec. 1.

The names of the male and female were not released as the information has not yet been sworn before the court.

The RCMP encourages the public and business owners to report any criminal or suspicious activity.

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

If you see a crime in progress, dial 911.

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