RCMP arrest couple, tow vehicle for 'forensic examination'

A Lloydminster man and a Saskatoon woman arrested by RCMP for having a stolen vehicle were allegedly in possession of weapons for a dangerous purpose.

Shaylean Dillon, 23, of Saskatoon, and Leyen Meesto, 37, of Lloydminster, Sask., were arrested Feb. 23 after Lloydminster RCMP got a call at about 6 p.m. about a stolen vehicle. Police kept an eye out for the vehicle and soon spotted it at a business on 18 Street in Lloydminster.

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RCMP towed the vehicle for a forensic examination but wouldn’t say what prompted them to do so.

Dillon has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, resisting/obstructing a peace officer and driving while prohibited.

Meesto was charged with possession of property obtained by crime, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, resisting/obstructing a peace officer, failing to comply with a probation order and two counts of failing to comply with conditions of a release order.

Meesto was remanded into custody and appears in Lloydminster, Alta., Provincial Court on March 2.

Dillon was released and appears in Lloydminster Sask., Provincial Court on March 23.

The charges against Dillon and Meesto haven’t been proven in court.

 

 

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