Gas thieves remain active, two individuals charged

Individuals charged

At 2:15 a.m. on Oct. 25, police responded to a disturbance at a local bar located in the 6100 block of 50 Avenue in Stettler. Outside they arrested a 29- year-old male from Stettler who was later released and compelled to appeat at Provincial Court in Stettler on Oct. 28 to enter a plea to a charge of failing to comply with a probation order.

On Oct. 24, at approximately 7:30 p.m., police responded to a domestic assault at a residence in the 4700 block of 62 Street in Stettler. As a result of the investigation, a 26-year-old Camrose male was arrested at the scene. He was later released by a Justice of the Peace and compelled to attend Provincial Court in Red Deer on Oct. 28 to enter pleas to charges of criminal harassment, uttering threats, two counts of assault and two counts of forcible confinement.

THEFT

On Oct. 23 at 11:55 a.m., fuel was stolen from a Stettler gas station when a white, 15-passenger van with a female driver wearing a long dress filled the tank with nearly $100 worth of gas and then drove off without paying. Again on Oct. 25 at 9:55 a.m., the same business suffered a similar theft when a four- door truck with dual wheels and a male driver did the same.

A vacuum was stolen from where it temporarily sat in a hallway of an apartment complex in the 6100 block of 51 Avenue in Stettler. Stolen was an Electrolux vacuum with a replacement cost of approximately $1,000.

VANDALISM

On Oct. 23, on Township Rd 392, in the northwest portion of the County of Stettler, some road equipment was damaged. A window was broken on the equipment and a fire extinguisher discharged.

A truck parked in the 4800 block of 51 Avenue in Stettler was reported to have had its tires slashed in the past several days.

On Oct. 24 and 25, three incidents of grafitti were reported. They occurred in the 4100 block of 63 Street and the alley of 62 Street in Stettler, where a vehicle and two garages were spray painted.

Be a good neighbour. Record and report crime to police. Anyone with information that would assist police in solving these or any other crimes is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or send an email to www.tipsubmit.com.

Crimestoppers is completely anonymous and pays cash for information that leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property.

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