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Thieves steal empty ATM with U-haul

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From Strathmore RCMP

Strathmore RCMP seeking assistance identifying suspects in ATM theft in Lyalta, Alta.

On Feb. 17, 2020, at 9 a.m., Strathmore RCMP received a call of an ATM theft that had occurred sometime overnight at the Mercantile at Muirfield located in Lyalta, Alta.

Preliminary investigation indicates a Ford pick-up truck was used to back into the storefront of the business to steal the ATM. It is noteworthy that the ATM did not have any cash inside due to business practices. As the business was closed at the time of this break-in, no one was injured; however, the break-in caused extensive damages in excess of $15,000.

The suspect vehicle is believed to be a Ford pick-up truck and would have sustained damage to the rear of the vehicle and both side mirrors were broken off.

Surveillance photos of the suspects and the suspect vehicle are attached.

Strathmore RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify those responsible. If you have information about this incident, please contact the Strathmore RCMP at 403-934-3968 or call your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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Innisfail and Sundre RCMP detachments kept busy by rowdy party goers

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July 28, 2020

Innisfail and Sundre RCMP detachments kept busy by rowdy party goers

Red Deer County, Alta –  Innisfail and Sundre RCMP detachments were kept busy on the weekend responding to multiple complaints in the Garrington Bridge area in Red Deer County.  This area is a rural location that is West of Bowden Alberta on highway 587 near range road 43.  In total on July 25th 2020 RCMP responded to 11 calls for service between the hours of 7 pm – 7 am the following day.

The calls for service ranged from damaged property, driving complaints, liquor offences, stolen property, uttering threats, and one report of possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace.  While RCMP were responding to complaints and attempting to keep the peace, a Sundre RCMP vehicle had its window smashed out by an unknown individual. Fish and Wildlife attended as well to investigate a deer that was found deceased near the location of the party.

Residents in the area expressed frustration to RCMP as they were kept awake by the noise of people partying and setting off fireworks all night long.  One resident reports that the following day there were still 40 vehicles in the area.

RCMP members returned to the scene the following day to survey the damages and found human feces, toilet paper, garbage, empty alcohol containers, stolen traffic signs, and covid social distancing signs littering the ground that had obviously been stolen from Innisfail.  RCMP approximated crowds in the area to be approx. 500 people.

There was a fair amount of enforcement primarily in the form of Provincial tickets and both detachments worked together and conducted numerous checkstops in an attempt to ensure there were no impaired drivers leaving the area.  Law enforcement efforts will be ongoing in an attempt to maintain safety in the area and hopefully provide some peace to the people who reside there.

“This is concerning behavior which has become very unfortunate for people who reside in this area, their ability to enjoy their homes and their property has obviously been impacted.  Further to this RCMP are concerned with the criminal behavior as well as the health concerns which are obvious” (Sgt Lori Eiler).

RCMP response will continue to be prevalent and resources will be dedicated to prevention and public education primarily, however we will not hesitate to lay charges if the situation warrants it.

 

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Stolen cigarette operation up in smoke

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Seizure of illegal cigarettes leads to drugs and cash

A Red Deer man is facing charges of possession for the purposes of trafficking after RCMP made an arrest last week.

Police were tipped off about a person selling illegal cigarettes at a Red Deer business. A 43-year-old male from Red Deer was arrested on July 15, 2020 and remains in police custody with charges pending. The individual was found to be in possession of:

  • 30,615 illegal cigarettes
  • 10 grams of hash
  • Three grams of cocaine
  • $3306 in cash believed to be from the proceeds of crime
  • Documents related to trafficking contraband

Red Deer RCMP General Investigation Unit thanks the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission and the Calgary Police Service who assisted with this investigation.

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