December 14th, 2019

Vulcan RCMP make arrest in rural property break and enter


By Shurtz, Delon on December 2, 2019.

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Vulcan RCMP arrested two people on a rural property after an observant neighbour called 911 to report suspicious activity.

At about 6:19 p.m. last Friday, Vulcan RCMP responded to a call reporting people on a property along Highway 529, which was believed to be vacant. The homeowner had not given anyone permission to be on the property, and RCMP found two suspects with a cube van inside a garage.

Both were arrested without incident.

Robert Enrique Sanchez Anazco, 53, and 52-year-old Ligaya Alinsugay Yerbury are charged with break and enter and commit theft. The accused were released following a judicial interim release hearing and are scheduled to attend court in Lethbridge on Dec. 9.

“This is a great example of neighbours watching out for neighbours, and allowing the RCMP to handle suspicious situations,” Sgt. Troy Dobson said in a news release. “In this case, the situation was handled with no threat to any public safety.”

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