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Alberta RCMP recover $500K worth of stolen vehicles, guns and industrial equipment east of Calgary

Police say the man's death is not considered suspicious.
Police say the man's death is not considered suspicious. The Canadian Press Images-Mario Beauregard

Alberta RCMP recovered half-a-million-dollars worth of stolen property east of Calgary this week, according to a news release issued Friday.

On June 3 and 4, Strathmore RCMP, Gleichen RCMP and the RCMP Southern Alberta Auto Theft Unit executed search warrants at a property east of Strathmore.

Police said they recovered stolen property — including several vehicles, trailers, industrial equipment and guns — with an estimated value of $500,000.

RCMP charged a 60-year-old Wheatland County resident with firearms and property-related offences.

Police did not identify the suspect, only saying that the individual is in custody.

RCMP said they are tracking down the stolen items’ owners as the investigation continues.

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