Strathcona County RCMP Arrest Male For Theft Of Mail

Strathcona County, Alta. – On March 11, 2020, at approximately 2:00 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP observed a vehicle parked on the roadway with their four way flashers activated near Range Road 233 and Township Road 522 in Sherwood Park. An officer stopped to determine if the occupants of the vehicle required assistance.

The officer determined the male passenger had outstanding warrants out of Ontario and British Columbia for property related offences and was also on numerous conditions as a result of previous charges.

The male was arrested and a search was conducted. Police located several pieces of mail in the male’s backpack belonging to addresses from a nearby subdivision and a Power Tool (drill) was located inside the vehicle.

Police located a Canada Post Mail Box that had been damaged and broken into at the entrance of the nearby subdivision.

Egor Riabov (38) of Edmonton, Alta. has been charged with;

-Theft of mail
-Fail to comply (x2)
-Possession of break in instruments
-Mischief under $5000

The female driver was released without charges.

Egor was released with conditions after a judicial hearing and is set to appear in Sherwood Park Provincial Court on May 5, 2020.

If you have any information about this, or any other crime, please call the Strathcona County RCMP at (780) 467-7741, or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by internet at or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers for instructions).