Crime spree suspect found in Calgary

On November 19, Cranbrook RCMP were contacted by Calgary Police Service to advise that they had Ryan Stewart in custody.

  • Nov. 23, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Cranbrook RCMP reported Wednesday morning that Ryan George Stewart, of Jaffray, B.C,. was recently picked up by Calgary Police Service on outstanding warrants from Cranbrook.

Between September 25 and October 1, 2016, the Cranbrook RCMP was kept busy investigating several theft of vehicles, business break-ins and ATM/coin machine thefts.

Starting at the end of September, Cranbrook RCMP investigated 12 separate incidents between Jaffray, Fort Steele and Cranbrook. Three vehicles were also stolen within this time span and several businesses were broken into, with cash being the sought after commodity.  ATMs were also targeted, with suspects making off with monies from the machines.   After a lengthy investigation warrants were issued for two individuals in relation to these crimes.

On November 19, 2016 Cranbrook RCMP were contacted by Calgary Police Service to advise that they had Ryan Stewart in custody.   Stewart and Amanda Secreto were charged in relation to several break and enters in the Cranbrook area.  Stewart is currently in a remand center in Alberta and will be transported to Cranbrook to answer to the charges.

Secreto is still at large and Cranbrook RCMP are still seeking the public’s assistance to locate her. She is last known to be in the Calgary area.  Secreto is described as being five feet two inches tall  and 96 pounds.  She has brown hair and hazel eyes.  Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Cranbrook RCMP or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).