- Our Town
Thefts from vehicles and home keep police busy during Easter weekend
During the Easter weekend RCMP were kept busy with the usual occurrences such as drinking and driving, intoxication, assaults and traffic complaints, responding to approximately 100 calls for service. In its roundup of reports the RCMP highlighted the following incidents.
At 11:18 a.m. RCMP responded to a complaint of a break and enter at a residence on Third Avenue. The home owner returned and found the residence had been broken into and a 55" television, Acer computer laptop and her PS3 system stolen. The matter is still under investigation and the police are following up with potential suspects.
At approximately 8:15 a.m. RCMP received a complaint of a theft from a vehicle parked on Settlers Place between 5 p.m. on April 20 and 7:45 a.m. on April 21. During this time suspect(s) made off with a black 40" Nightrider LED light bar that was attached to the front of the truck. The light bar is valued at approximately $1,000.
At 5:18 p.m. police received a report that several vehicle parts were stolen from a truck on April 20. The owner of the vehicle stated he was out Saturday Night off-roading with his truck, just off of WestCoast Road, Wildwood, by the pipeline when his truck went into a big puddle of water which caused his vehicle to quit.
The owner left his vehicle there for the night and came back Sunday at 1 p.m. to get the battery out and take it home to recharge it. When he returned around 7 p.m. he noticed the following missing: red tail gate, rear tail lights, hitch and ball, jack, axe, and the fuel door cap, with a total value of approximately $1150.