RCMP solves theft case

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  • Jul. 27, 2011 10:00 a.m.

Cpl. Terry Best / Stettler RCMP

In the past week, Stettler RCMP responded to 65 calls for service.

A 48-year-old man from the Stettler area is facing charges of assault and uttering threats following an incident at a rural residence, early in the morning on July 19. The man is scheduled to appear in Stettler Provincial Court on August 11 to speak with the charges.

On the same day, a citizen in the Stettler area reported a residence was broken into and culprits did a large amount of damage. The matter is under investigation.

On July 20, a visitor to town reported the windows of her 1996 Dodge Dakota were smashed while it was parked at a local motel. Police are investigating.

On July 20, police received a report that the window on the ice cream stand on 50 Avenue was damaged sometime overnight.

On July 22, a vehicle stop resulted in charges of possession of drugs against a 44-year-old man and a 53-year-old woman. The vehicle was stopped in downtown area in the early morning hours and a quantity, of what police believe to be methamphetamine, was located. The pair was released to appear in Provincial Court in Stettler on Oct, 13.

On July 22, a 63-year old man reported he was assaulted in the Byemoor area. The matter is being investigated.

A 20-year-old Stettler area man has been charged with impaired driving and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level over .08 after an investigation of a collision on highway 12 east of Stettler on July 23. The male is scheduled to appear in Stettler Provincial Court on August 11 to speak to the charges.

A 17-year-old Stettler youth has been charged with theft of property from a residence on 61A Street.

Anyone with information which would assist police in solving these or any other crime 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.