Over 100 charges laid in meth and fraud bust in Vegreville

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Three people have been charged with fraud and other counts after police found stolen property and methamphetamine in a camper van in Vegreville, Alta.

RCMP searched the van on July 13 and found over 600 stolen credit cards, stolen ID cards and dozens of stolen cheques, along with edged weapons, ammunition and a “significant” quantity of methamphetamine.

Melissa Sue Appleman, 38, and Brenden John Lebid, 34, were arrested. Police said the two were living in the van at the time.

Appleman is facing 50 charges related to stolen property, identity theft and possession of a controlled substance for the purposes of trafficking.

Lebid has been charged with 53 similar offences. During the investigation police also arrested Krista Marie Healy, 32, of Lac La Biche, Alta.

Read more at Global News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.