Drayton Valley RCMP weekly brief

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


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. 


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.


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.


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. 


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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