St. John Valley

Police arrest three in Edmundston thefts

Members of the Grand Falls Police Force on Feb. 2 arrested three individuals, two men and a woman, who were in possession of a stolen car.

The arrests followed the theft of the car earlier that day in Edmundston, police officials said Feb. 8 in a press release. The investigation by members of the police forces in Edmundston and Grand Falls resulted in solving a number of thefts that had occurred throughout Madawaska County.

The three individuals from Edmundston, Kristin Larsen (25), Maxime Blanchard (28) and Dany-Pierre Dionne (23), appeared in Edmundston Provincial Court on Thursday, Feb. 7, and their release hearings will take place respectively on Feb. 12, 14 and 26.

The release stated that in recent weeks, the Edmundston Police Force has received several complaints of theft, including car thefts.

Police acknowledged the support of the public and assistance from area police forces in the investigation.

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