Recent items of interest – RCMP

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  • Jun. 29, 2011 11:00 a.m.

CPL. TERRY BEST/Stettler RCMP report

Sometime overnight on June 21 vandals tore up flowers at the Christ King Catholic Church. On the same night a resident in the 3800 block of 65 Street reported his vehicle damaged by unknown culprits. Damage was minimal.

On June 22 a quantity of wire was stolen from a well site in the Big Valley area.

One 49-year-old male from the Lethbridge area is recovering from a broken ankle after his motorcycle collided with a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta being driven by a Stettler area resident on the morning of June 24. Police believe the motorcycle was eastbound on highway 12 near 67 Street when the driver of the Volkswagen entered the intersection into the path of the motorcycle where they collided. The driver of the motorcycle suffered a broken ankle as a result of the collision. The driver of the Volkswagen was charged with making an illegal left turn.

A 39-year-old male is facing charges of failing to comply with conditions of his recognizance following an incident in the Big Valley area on June 26. The charges were laid following an investigation of a disturbance.

On June 27 culprits broke into a building in the 4100 block of 47 Avenue and stole mufflers from a truck. The matter is under investigation.

Over the same time period Stettler Detachment members responded to a total of 56 calls for service.

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.

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