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Lloydminster arrest shoplifter at Superstore, wanted in Edmonton

Lloydminster RCMP were called to a report of shoplifting at the local Superstore and ended up arresting the suspect who was also wanted in Edmonton.

Shaun William McLeod, 29-years of no fixed address was charged with 16 criminal code offences, including:

  • Possession of stolen property
  • Possession of break-in tools
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Possession of a weapon while unauthorized
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

On April 7 at 2:00 p.m., Lloydminster RCMP received a complaint of theft from Superstore. When police arrived, they searched the suspect, and apart from concealing store merchandise they also found a large bowie knife and a pair of brass knuckles. The male suspect was also in possession of registration documents from a stolen vehicle out of Whitecourt.

Lloydminster RCMP searched the area and found the stolen vehicle which contained:

  • A winbag (Break in instruments) used to hold open the door frame of a vehicle to assist in unauthorized entry into a vehicle
  • A stolen 9mm handgun and ammunition
  • Stolen tools

Shaun William McLeod was held for a judicial interim release hearing and was released on conditions. He is to return to Alberta Court of Justice in Lloydminster on May 7.

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