Thursday , 5 August 2021

Businesses on Main Street Bonnyville hit by blitz of mischief

RCMP picture of damage caused over night to a business along 50th Avenue in Bonnyville. 

Bonnyville RCMP are investigating an overnight blitz of mischief to at least 13 businesses over night.

Several businesses along 50th Avenue have a damaged window where a small ball bearing was propelled through the glass.

St. Paul Forensic Invesigation section is assisting with the case and trying to determine the weapon used in the offence.

There are no known injuries.

Businesses on both sides of the street were hit, as far west as the Shell Gas Station off 66 St. and as far east as Red Apple off 48 St.

The Source, Sonny’s Cold Beer and Liquor, Demers Insurance, Player’s Lounge, and Pharmasave also fell victim to the mischief.

More to follow.

Recovered ball bearing from one of the scenes.

If you have any information regarding the offence, call the Bonnyville RCMP 780-343-7200.

If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.