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135 charges laid against Alberta man for rural thefts

A total of 135 charges have now been laid against an Alberta man who is accused of break and enters across the Prairie provinces.

RCMP announced 89 of the charges against a 53-year-old man from Eckville, Alta. on Friday.

They say the charges stem from a co-operative effort between RCMP in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

The man faces 75 charges in Saskatchewan for crimes at rural properties, businesses and campgrounds across the southern half of the province, including stealing cars, arson, trafficking property and fraud.

He is also charged with similar counts in Manitoba and Alberta.

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.