False Identity unveils more Crimes

Traffic stop finds kit for making fraudulent credit cards.

On June 18th, at approximately 10:00 pm, Cold Lake RCMP conducted a traffic stop on 43rd avenue. “The passenger of the vehicle was spoken with and identified himself as someone else. His actual identity was soon there after determined,” explains S/Sgt Landry, “it was established that he was wanted on warrants for his arrest.”

It was also determined that the driver was a suspended driver. “During a search of the vehicle there were pre-paid credit cards that the female driver was in possession of,” S/Sgt Landry explains she was fraudulently in possession of the credit cards, “there was also a kit that is used to create fraudulent credit cards.” Methamphetamine paraphernalia and stolen property were also located in the vehicle.

The driver was a 36 year old female from Hardisty, AB. Charges are pending of driving while disqualified, possession of stolen property, and unauthorized use of credit card data. The female was released on a $500 no-deposit recognizance to attend court in Cold Lake on July 26th at 10:00 am.

This particular driver was disqualified from driving Canada-wide and the vehicle was seized for 30 days,” confirms S/Sgt Landry.

A warrant for the arrest of the passenger is currently being sought, confirms S/Sgt Landry. The passenger, a 32 year old male from Cold Lake will be identified once the warrant is obtained.