Fort Nelson jewelry thief arrested in Alberta

More than $9,000 of jewelry stolen from a Fort Nelson business has been found and recovered in Alberta, police say.

The jewelry was discovered during a traffic stop in Clairmont on Sept. 30, after the driver had given officers a false name and tried to flee on foot before he was arrested.

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A search of the man's car found $9,100 in jewelry stolen from the Fort Nelson business on Sept. 26. The jewelry was returned.

Adam Lougheed, 36, is charged with possession of stolen property, obstructing a peace officer, and resisting arrest.

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