Drayton Valley RCMP weekly brief

By Laine Mitchell (Twitter: @Laine_Mitchell)
September 7, 2017 - 10:42am Updated: September 7, 2017 - 11:17am

VEHICLE VANDALIZED, ROBBERY REPORTED

On August 30 Drayton Valley RCMP responded to a call involving a peacock yard decoration that was stolen from a homeowner’s yard. The decoration is valued at $140 and has not been recovered. 

Later that day in the area of 46th Street in Drayton Valley a report came in of a vehicle being vandalized, with the word “Rat” keyed into the back of it. That case is still under investigation. 

During the evening of the 30th a report came in of a robbery on 49th Street in Drayton Valley, with someone being tasered. Police were able to locate the suspect behind the robbery and was arrested. 

HELICOPTER FUEL STOLEN

RCMP received a report on August 31 that 6 or more drums of helicopter fuel were stolen from the Fire Base in Brazeau County. Police say the drums were taken sometime between August 11 and 29. 

There was a report of theft of copper wire from a lease site in Brazeau County, with 60 meters worth being taken. No video was available, with the wire being valued at $700.

ATTEMPTED BREAK IN

On the morning of September 1 Mounties received a report of an attempted break and enter to a home in the area of 50th Avenue. Police say the kitchen screen window removed, but a person in the home at the time scared the suspect off.

TRUCK COVERED IN OIL

On the morning of September 2 police were called out to an incident on 48th Avenue. There they found a truck that was covered in oil, and another truck had been entered and belongings taken from it. Mounties say the incident is still under investigation. 

PRESCRIPTION FORGERY 

Drayton Valley RCMP received a call around 11 a.m. on August 5th from a local pharmacy reporting a possible prescription forgery. Mounties say that case is still under investigation. 

 

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