Grande Prairie RCMP – Getting a “Handle” On Crime


News release


Grande Prairie, Alberta – On May 14th, Grande Prairie’s Crime Reduction Unit were conducting patrols in the area of 103rd Avenue and 105th Street Grande Prairie.  While doing so, an individual was observed checking door handles and truck boxes.  The male was quickly apprehended and found with multiple stolen items on his person.

Wayne GERVAIS (34), of Grande Prairie, was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Mischief
  • Possession of Stolen Property
  • Possession of Break-In Tools
  • Fail to Comply with Conditions x7

GERVAIS has been remanded into custody until his next court appearance on May 24th at the Grande Prairie Provincial Court.

Police are continuing their investigation and are requesting anyone with information regarding this matter to contact Grande Prairie RCMP Detachment at 780-830-5700 or should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS) or by Internet at

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