Drayton Valley RCMP weekly brief May 31-June 7

By Laine Mitchell (Twitter: @Laine_Mitchell)
June 7, 2018 - 10:37am


Drayton Valley RCMP say on May 31 at 8:11 a.m. in Brazeau County on Range Road 73 a report came in of the theft of a 2007 Dark red Yamaha Quad, stolen sometime over night.  Was parked beside a shed.  Shed was open. Quad recovered in Drayton Valley. 

At 9:41 a.m. on  44 Street a report of vehicles being broken into.  A blue 2013 Ford Edge and a white ford focus. Vehicles were unlocked. Cash and GPS stolen. 

Just before 10 a.m. Can Vac Oilfield Services a report theft of a UFA card from a work truck.  Stolen sometime over the past 2 weeks. Unusual transactions at Buck Lake UFA. Matter is still under investigation, video footage is being obtained. 

At 11:20 a.m. on 41 Avenue a report of the door open on an abandoned red condo unit.  Signs of someone living inside. Members attended and cleared residence.  Some evidence of people having lived there previously. Member secured doors and windows.  

At 11:37 a.m. on 43 Avenue a report of damage to their grey 2006 ford Escape.  Vehicle was parked overnight and the next morning complainant noticed scratch marks on the passenger side of vehicle. 

Just after 2:30 p.m. on Madsen Avenue a report of vehicle being gone through and several items stolen. Items stolen include a dewalt drill, crescent wrenches and booster cables along with identification. Identification located near hospital. 

 At 3:03 p.m. in  Brazeau County on Range Road 73 a report received of a break and enter to a shed. Camping gear taken, tent and sleeping bag

At 3:21 p.m. on  Joshua Boulevard a report of an alarm going off on a shed. Chainsaw stolen.  


On June 1 just after 8 a.m. in Brazeau County at the Water Injection Plant Obsidian Energy reported a break and enter sometime overnight.  Stolen items include Dell laptop and 2 Keurig coffee machines.  

At 2:50 p.m. on 47 Avenue a report of their vehicle being gone through sometime during the night.  Stolen items include sunglasses, crescent wrenches, vice grips, gas can and fire extinguisher.  


On June 2 just after 1 a.m. on Joshua Boulevard a report of a car alarm going off.  Members attended and spoke with the complainant who advised someone had attempted to steal their vehicle, however the alarm went off.  Witnessed 3 individuals scatter.  2 on ATV’s.  Members attended and patrolled the area, by vehicle and on foot, however suspects were not located.


On June 3 just after 3 a.m. on 41A Avenue a complainant heard someone trying to break in to neighbours burgundy toyota tundra.  No entry gained.  Scratches on drivers side window.  Suspects wearing grey sweater and a back pack. 


At 1:42 a.m. in Violet Grove a complainant reported their 2009 Blue Ford Expedition stolen from their yard.  A 2013 Arctic Cat quad was left behind.  Members attended.  Quad previously stolen

At 8:05 a.m. on Beckett Road a report of theft from a Silver 2012 GMC Sierra sometime overnight.  Passenger side window broken.  Stolen were a sleeping bag, 2 pocket knives and some gift cards.  

At 10:08 a.m. on 50 Street  OK tire reported a theft from vehicle.  A purple ZEX bottle of nitrus stolen as well as the intake manifold off of another vehicle.  Entry made through the back fence.  

Just after 11:30 a.m. on 61 Street Knight Cap Industries reported that sometime over night someone stole tools and equipment from their yard. Items stolen include Air Hammer, Air Breaker and a Haskel Pump.  

At 3:26 p.m. at Appara Shoes a report of 2 male youth stole each a pair of OSIRIS running shoes.  1 male described as curly red hair wearing a grey shirt, second male is approximately 6 feet tall, wearing a black toque with white sweatpants.  Description matches suspects well known to police.  Both youth were located at a residence near by, arrested and charged for theft and breach of conditions.  Held for bail hearings and released to parents. 


On June 5 just after 8 a.m. 8:05 am a report came in of theft from vehicle.  Side window was smashed on their 2016 white Chevrolet 3500.  Wallet stolen. 

 At 9:54 a.m. in Brazeau County on Range Road  73 a report came in of suspicious items left sometime overnight.  Bags of bottles and a bike in the bushes.  Members attended and seized items.   While patrolling area, members stopped a suspicious vehicle.  30-year-old Faron Olson was arrested on an unrelated  theft of quad and theft from vehicle.  

At 9:58 a.m. at Horizon Forest and Garden a report of the lock on back gate being cut.  Once inside a used Ryobi pressure washer was stolen along with a Bear Cat Chipper Shredder.

At 3:18 p.m. in Brazeau County on Range Road 81 a report of a 2 vehicle collision.  No injuries.  Member attended, vehicles towed and ticket issued for failing to proceed when safe.


On June 6 at 7:30 a.m. at the Foxwood Inn a complainant reported that someone broke into a trailer and attempted to steal their motorcycle.  Window also broken on Ford truck.  Still under investigation. 

At 1:16 p.m. at the Value Drug Mart a birth certificate was dropped off at detachment, dropped in the store sometime over the past month.  Birth certificate in the name of Laura Tarantello.

At 7:05 p.m. on 52 Avenue a report of 2 males fighting outside, one individual has a red and blue hat being worn backwards, curly hair, left in a white flat bed truck, 2nd male is slim build, dark hair and white tshirt.  Victim was taken to hospital.


On June 7 just after 6:30 a.m. on  47 Street  a complainant called to report their truck has been broken into.  Drivers door window is broken, fuel card is missing.

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