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Wednesday , 5 October 2022

Search warrant recovers two stolen vehicles; charges laid

A 33-year-old man is facing charges after police found two stolen vehicles in his possession.

On July 19th, members of the Bonnyville RCMP were dealing with an unrelated matter in Bonnyville when they noticed a stolen vehicle on a  property.

Police released more details last week, saying they obtained and executed a search warrant on the residence, recovering two stolen vehicles and numerous tools and licence plates.

The suspect, 33-year-old Patrick Schmold, was arrested and charged with break and enter, possession of property obtained by crime, possession of a firearm, mischief under $5000 and alter/destroy/remove a vehicle identification number.

Schmold was brought before a Justice of the Peace who released him to appear in court on Tuesday. 

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.