Progress reported in solving thefts – RCMP Report

  • May. 4, 2011 8:00 p.m.

CPL. TERRY BEST/Stettler RCMP

Police are making progress in some of the more recent thefts from motor vehicles which occurred over the past month. On April 9, stereo equipment was stolen from a vehicle while it was parked on 61A Street. Last week police arrested a 17-year old-male and a 19-yearold adult male in relation to the incident and charges for mischief and theft are pending. The 17-year-old is scheduled to appear in Stettler Youth court on June 14 and the adult male is slated for court on May 26. The investigation into the remaining thefts is on-going.

On April 26, police responded to a complaint of a break and enter at a residence in the 5400 block of 60 Street. It was unknown what was taken from the residence. However, culprits damaged the doors at the home.

On April 26, a fire sign was stolen from the roadway near White Sands. The removal of signs is theft. Should the sign be a safety sign, and someone is injured, more serious charges could result.

On April 27, a resident from the 5700 block of 42 Avenue reported a window broken at a vacant property. The damage is believed to have occurred either on April 26 or April 27. Damage to the window is estimated at $200.

A 53 year-old-female is facing assault charges as a result of an incident during the evening April 29. She is scheduled to appear in Stettler Provincial Court on June 23.

On April 30, a business in the 6100 block of 50 Avenue reported the theft of gas. The vehicle involved was described as being a small dark colored Jeep.

On May 1, a resident near Nevis reported his tractor trailer unit had been tampered with overnight.

On May 2, a shed was reported taken from a property in Erskine. The shed is valued at approximately $1,000. The investigation is on-going.

Police also responded to an additional 25 complaints during the week, including fail to remain collisions, false alarms, suspicious vehicles and noise complaints.

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