RCMP and Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Team seize stolen property, firearms and cocaine

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
August 8, 2018 - 1:28pm

PINCHER CREEK --   It was a successful investigation for the Pincher Creek RCMP and the Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Team (CRT).
Their collaboration to target activities at a rural residence believed to be involved in drug trafficking, and harboring stolen property, resulted in arrests.   

On July 25, CRT obtained a search warrant for the residence.  The next day, they were backed-up by the RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT) as three suspects from Pincher Creek were arrested at the home

The RCMP Auto Theft Unit helped identify stolen property, which included two stolen trailers valued at about $18,000.  Two firearms, evidence of drug trafficking and cocaine were also seized.

The following individuals are facing charges:

54-year-old Dewey Todd Starzyk, faces two charges of breach of probation, possession of prohibited ammunition while prohibited and one charge of possession of cocaine. Starzyk appeared in court on August 1.

65-year-old William Peter Robinson, and 56-year-old Sandra Lynn Wilson both face two charges of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 and possession of firearms with no valid license.

Both Robinson and Wilson have been released for court in Pincher Creek on September 11, 2018.

RCMP have a focus on repeat offenders and encourage anyone who witnesses anything suspicious to report it to 403-627-6000.

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