Parkland RCMP proactive patrols recover a stolen vehicle with one person charged

January 16, 2024
Stony Plain, Alberta

News release


Suspect's vehicle Ford F350

On Dec. 9, 2023, at approximately midnight, Parkland Crime Reduction Unit along with members from Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team were conducting proactive patrols when they located a suspicious Ford F350 enter the town of Stony Plain. The licence plate did not match the vehicle, and it was discovered that the Ford F350 was stolen from Hinton, Alta. the week previous. A traffic stop was attempted, but the vehicle fled from police at a high rate of speed. A pursuit was not initiated; however, with the assistance of EPS Air1, the vehicle was tracked, and a tire deflation device was successfully deployed in the city of Edmonton where a lone occupant was taken into custody without incident. The suspect is known to police.

A 44-year-old individual, a resident of Edson, Alta., was charged with:

  • Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000
  • Flight from Police Officer
  • Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
  • Driving While Prohibited
  • Fraudulent Concealment
  • Operate Uninsured Vehicle

The accused was brought before a justice of the police and remanded into custody with a next court appearance on Jan. 17, 2024, at the Alberta Court of Justice in Stony Plain.

If you have any information about this or any other crime, please call the Parkland RCMP at 825-220-7267. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.


Contact information

Alberta RCMP Media Relations

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