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Cochrane RCMP Arrest Two After Break-in to Vehicles in Turner Valley

Update: Cochrane RCMP Arrest Two After Break-Ins Cochrane, AB – Matthew STEELE and Travis QUINLAN, both of no fixed address, were held for a Judicial Interim Release hearing.  They were remanded into custody until their next Court appearance on February 4, 2020.

Bragg Creek, Alta. – Cochrane RCMP have two males in custody after break ins to vehicles in Turner Valley. At 2:40 am residents in Turner Valley were awoken to 2 individuals breaking into vehicles and a home.  Turner Valley RCMP located the vehicle involved in the thefts leaving the area at a high rate of speed. Turner Valley RCMP alerted local detachments. Later, Cochrane RCMP located the same vehicle driving at an extremely high rate of speed on Highway 22 near Bragg Creek. The vehicle was again located In Springbank pulled over on the side of the road as it had run out of gas. One male was taken into custody. Police Dog Services were contacted and located a second suspect hiding in a dog house. The vehicle involved had been reported stolen in Banff one week earlier.

The two Calgary residents arrested are facing charges of Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000, Flight From Police, Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Breaching conditions of release. Further charges a pending which include theft, attempted theft of a motor vehicle, and breaking and entering into a residence. 

The two males are awaiting hearings to determine their release at which time names will be provided.

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