Drayton Valley RCMP weekly brief August 2-9

By Laine Mitchell (Twitter: @Laine_Mitchell)
August 10, 2018 - 6:36am

THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE, SEMI IN DITCH

Drayton Valley RCMP say on August 3 just before noon on 52 Street a report came in of the theft of a 2007 maroon Dodge nitro from property. 

Just before 5 p.m. on Highway 22 in Brazeau County a report was received of a semi in the ditch by golf course. Semi was on its side, carrying hay bails. No injuries.

At 5:53 p.m. on 54 Street a complainant advised that he bought a phone off of Buy and Sell but when they got it home and tried to activate, it turned out not to be what he purchased. Wanted members to get their money back. Members attended and advised complainant that they needed to be careful when buying items off buy and sell.  Buyer Beware. Matter is civil. 

WOMAN ARRESTED AT OK TIRE, TWO CHARGED AFTER BREAK INTO VEHICLE

On August 4 at 10:00 a.m. at OK Tire a report came in of a suspicious female going through vehicles in the yard. Members attended and located female who was arrested and charged for theft, possession of break in tools and possession of weapon. 

At 11:29 a.m. on 46 Street a report of the driver’s side window was broken on their 2007 Tacoma sometime overnight. Stolen items have been recovered and two charged.

At 1:05 p.m. on 54 Avenue a report came in of a break into grey 17 Chev Silverado. Vehicle was locked, damage to window. Missing is a Garmin GPS, Black and yellow.

TWO YOUTHS ARRESTED, TRUCK STOLEN

On August 5 at 2:47 a.m. on Beckett Road a report came in of three youth walking up driveways and checking vehicle doors.  Members conducted patrols and located a suspect matching the description on foot.  Arrested. A second youth was arrested the following day and charged.

At 1:15 p.m. at Lodgepole a report came in of a Ford F-150 Silber truck stolen near Range Road 95 and Highway 620. Vehicle recovered on lease site.

At 10:10 p.m. on Range Road 81 in Brazeau County a report of a theft of batteries from two wheel loaders at the gravel pits.

TRUCK STOLEN, ONE MAN ARRESTED

On August 6 at 8:41 a.m. on 45 Street a report came in that their window on their green 2004 was broken and purse stolen. Purse is camouflage colour.

At 11:17 a.m. at Blue Rapids a report was received of a burnt out vehicle. Members attended, and located a 2017 Toyota Prius which had been previously stolen from Drayton Valley.

At 6:19 p.m. on 54A Avenue a report of the theft of two jerry cans from back of truck. Jerry cans had been recovered earlier in the day. 

At 7:07 p.m. on 63 Street UFA a report of the theft of a grey primer coloured 2002 Dodge Dually with a black tidy tank and a fifth wheel hitch. 

Just before 8:30 p.m. on 53 Street a report came in of a male pointing bear mace at the complainant and threatened to come back with a knife. Members attended and foot chase ensued. Members located two males, one of which was arrested and charged.

ABANDONED TRUCK LOCATED, THEFT FROM VEHICLE

At 11:55 a.m. in Cynthia a report came in of a theft from the Wastewater Facility. Lock on Sea Can was cut off and a Stihl Weed eater and 2 jerry cans of gas stolen.

At 12:00 p.m. in Brazeau County a report of an abandoned truck on lease site. Query showed vehicle had been stolen from Lodgepole.

At 12:48 p.m. on 56 Avenue a report of a break and enter to a building on Ensign’s property. Minor cords were cut in addition to other wire.

Just after 4 p.m. on 38 Street a report came of a theft from a work truck.  IPhone, black basket tool pouch with numerous screwdrivers and pliers. Items had been recovered and returned to complainant.

TOWN PROPERTY BROKEN INTO, LEASE SITE BROKEN INTO, IMPAIRED DRIVER ARRESTED

On August 8 at 9:00 a.m. a report came from the Town of Drayton Valley that someone had broken into their West yard and stole batteries from vehicles and bicycles which were to go to auction. 

At 11:33 a.m. in Brazeau County a report came in that someone broke into a lease site and accessed a site enclosure building. Three strings of batteries were stolen. 

At 10:50 p.m. at OCT members on patrol observed a vehicle leave the OCT in a hurried fashion. Traffic stop conducted, driver arrested for impaired driving.

Drayton Valley company found guilty of interference, ordered to pay $30K

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