Fort McMurray Man, Athabasca Woman With Warrants in Wood Buffalo Arrested Outside Of Boyle

Two individuals with outstanding warrants in Wood Buffalo have been arrested south of Boyle.

On October 21, RCMP executed a search warrant on a residence outside of the community after noticing several licence plates and vehicles on the property which were reported stolen.

There they found a stolen SUV, truck, motorcycle, trailers, licence plates, electric bike parts, two firearms, and personal identification including photo licenses and credit cards.

As a result, 37-year-old Travis Overton of Fort McMurray and 36-year-old Nicole Murphy of Athabasca were arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, two counts of failing to comply with a release order, two counts of possession of ammunition contrary to an order, and 12 counts of possession of property obtained by crime.

Overton had four warrants for his arrest over 11 alleged offenses. This includes break and enter, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of an unauthorized weapon.

Murphy also had four warrants issued for six reported offenses which includes robbery, failing to comply, and failing to appear.

Overton remains in custody and will appear in an Athabasca provincial courtroom on November 9. Murphy has been released from custody and has been given an unknown court appearance.

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