RCMP in Dauphin have recovered several off-road vehicles after a string of thefts in the area over the last two months.
Officers conducted a traffic stop on March 11 involving a pickup truck with a snowmobile in the back. Police determined the snowmobile was stolen and arrested the 17-year-old Dauphin boy driving the truck.
Through an investigation by the RCMP’s newly-formed CREST unit, a search warrant was executed at a home in the RM of Grandview on March 13. Police recovered 11 stolen snowmobiles, two stolen ATV’s, unsafely stored firearms and a small quantity of methamphetamine.
Jordy Clyde Robertson, 21, faces theft, firearm and drug-related charges.
A 22-year-old Roblin man was arrested and later released with conditions to appear in Dauphin court on May 26.
Dauphin RCMP continue to investigate and further arrests are pending.