A rural resident reported two individuals observed on his trail cameras breaking into his Quonset On September 12 at approximately 2:45 p.m
Strathmore RCMP immediately responded to find both men still on site removing items from the Quonset and both were arrested on the scene. The vehicle a Black 2004 Honda Accord present was determined to be stolen. The property found inside was also stolen from the Quonset.
Staff Sergeant Mark Wielgosz Detachment Commander with the Strathmore RCMP encourages residents to continue with their vigilance in observing, recording, and reporting crime.
“The quick reporting of this incident enabled by low cost technology was instrumental in catching these suspects in the act. Assistance from the public with timely reporting of criminal or suspicious activity goes a long way in helping the police to keep our communities safe."
Sukhchain Singh and Sarabjit Singh both residents of Calgary were returned to the Strathmore Detachment where they were charged in relation to this matter and held for a bail hearing. Their charges included:
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000.
- Theft Under $5,000 X2.
- Mischief Under $5,000.
- Break and Enter Committing and Indictable Offence.
Sukhchain Singh faced additional charges of Failure to Comply with a Condition of a Probation Order X 3, and Operating a Vehicle while Unauthorized and he was remanded into custody
Sarabjit Singh was released on conditions to appear in court at a later date. Both men are designated as prolific offenders by Calgary Police Service as a result of their lengthy criminal history.
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