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Duo nabbed on stolen motorbike in Lake Country

FILE. RCMP helicopter.
June 15, 2020 - 10:17 AM

Two people face multiple charges after being caught in Lake Country leaving a stolen truck on a stolen motorcycle.  

"Mounties responded June 11 just after 8:30 a.m., to a report of a suspicious pickup truck parked on Beaver Lake Road east of Lake Country," Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy said in a press release.

"RCMP Air Services was in the area and advised that two suspects had just left the truck on a motorcycle. Front line RCMP officers intercepted the motorcycle and apprehended a man and a woman."

It was determined that both the truck and motorcycle had been stolen.

Justin Graham, 36, was operating the motorcycle and has now been charged with possession of stolen property, breach of release orders, possession of break and enter tools and driving while prohibited.

Chantell Hurford, 23, was the passenger. She has also been charged with possession of stolen property and breach of release orders. They are being held in custody before they are brought to court.

Anyone with any information about this crime can contact the Lake Country RCMP at 250-766-2288. Or remain completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net.

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