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St. Albert RCMP charge two people with theft

Dallas Scott, 42, and Victoria Fairbairn, 36, were charged following an RCMP investigation into the theft of $7,000 worth of contact lenses from Karries Kostumes in Tudor Glen.
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St. Albert RCMP cruisers at headquarters station. FILE PHOTO/St. Albert Gazette

An Edmonton man and a woman face numerous charges after a reported theft at Karries Kostumes in Tudor Glen. 

Back on Oct. 7, St. Albert RCMP responded to a call from the costume shop immediately after a theft had occurred. 

A masked man and woman entered the shop at about 3:30 p.m. While staff were assisting customers, the duo stole a light Plexiglas case containing close to 200 Halloween-style contact lenses. The value was pegged at $7,000. 

The St. Albert Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) with the assistance of the General Investigation Section (GIS) and general duty members, executed a warrant at an Edmonton residence on Oct. 22 searching for stolen merchandise. 

The stolen contact lenses, three firearms, methamphetamine, fentanyl and GHB were discovered. 

As a result of the investigation, Dallas Scott, 42, and Victoria Fairbairn, 36, were detained. They face various charges including theft over $5,000, possession of stolen property over $5,000 and trafficking in stolen property over $5,000. They were also charged with possessing a firearm with a tampered serial number, unauthorized use of a firearm and possession of controlled substances. 

Both are scheduled to appear in St. Albert Provincial Court on Dec. 21. 

Anyone who has information on this crime or any other can contact the St. Albert detachment at 780-458-7700. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app.