Advertisement

Calgary pair faces 26 charges after car theft investigation

One of four stolen vehicles seized April 3, 2017 by Calgary police. Calgary Police Service

Four stolen vehicles and a $20,000 trailer have been seized in a Calgary police investigation that took place over the weekend.

Police said information about “suspicious vehicle activity in southwest Calgary” spurred them to find two stolen vehicles outside a home in the 0-100 block of Wellington Place S.W. on Saturday, April 1.

A stolen 2015 Rockwood Trailer, valued at $20,000, seized by Calgary police April 3, 2017. Calgary Police Service

Further investigation led officers to find a man and woman leaving the residence in one of the stolen cars on Monday, April 3.

Story continues below advertisement

“With the assistance of HAWCS, the vehicle was followed to a parking lot located in the 9900 block of Macleod Trail S.E., where both occupants were taken into custody without incident,” police said in a statement Tuesday.

One of four stolen vehicles seized April 3, 2017 by Calgary police. Calgary Police Service

A search warrant was then carried out on the residence a short time later, where the below items were seized:

  • 4 stolen vehicles valued at $239,000 (a 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT, 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Dodge Durango RT)
  • A stolen 2015 Rockwood Trailer valued at $20,000
  • A loaded 9mm handgun and suppressor with two 10-round magazines
  • A police scanner, radio jamming device and radios
  • 150 Dodge/Jeep key fobs, stolen from a break and enter in Red Deer on Friday, March 24
150 key fobs were seized by Calgary police in an early April 2017 operation.
  • 33.4 grams of powder cocaine valued at $4,340
  • 19.9 grams of crack cocaine valued at $1,990
  • 441.5 grams of marijuana valued at $4,415
  • One gram of heroin valued at $100

Quinn Olson, 41, and Sarah McRae, 30, face a combined 26 charges related to possession of stolen property, controlled substances and prohibited firearms.

Story continues below advertisement

The pair is set to appear in court on Wednesday, April 5.

One of four stolen vehicles seized April 3, 2017 by Calgary police. Calgary Police Service

Sponsored content