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Tuesday , 13 April 2021

Stolen vehicles, break-in to Glendon compound: Bonnyville RCMP report

Charges after vehicle rollover

On October 25, RCMP members were called to a motor vehicle collision where a vehicle was found in the ditch on its roof. They located a male wandering near the scene of the collision.

The male displayed signs of impairment and the member entered into an investigation based on information provided by the male.

While the member was searching for other passengers, the male fled on foot and stole a second vehicle, RCMP said.

Members pursued the stolen vehicle which eventually drove into Moose Lake, followed by a short PDS track and a successful arrest.

Quintin Grey, 27, from Slave Lake has been charged with multiple offences including possession of property obtained by crime, theft of motor vehicle, flight from police, mischief under $5000, and other charges.

He was remanded into custody.

No injuries were resulted, but an impaired investigated is underway.

Multiple break-in attempts at Glendon compound

Early last Saturday morning, RCMP were called to a break and enter in progress in the rural area north of Glendon.

Members attended, and found the suspects getting into their vehicle on arrival. The suspects fled suspect in an older white Chevrolet.

The suspects had gained access by cutting a hole in the fence. The property owner attended, and advised it did not appear that anything had been stolen however there was damage to the fences.

The next day, members rushed to a possible break and enter in progress at the same compound north of Glendon. Cameras show a pick up truck at entrance gates.

When members arrived on scene, the vehicle had left the area. Multiple patrols of the area were completed.  There was no damage or theft from the property during this call.

Stolen Vehicles

Last Saturday at just after 9:30am, a complainant reported his maroon 2005 GMC Sierra was stolen overnight. The truck was subsequently reported by another citizen as abandoned on RR 461.

Any information concerning the theft of this vehicle or identity of suspects is appreciated by the RCMP.

In the morning of October 25, a 2015 Black Dodge Ram was stolen while the complainant was at the Cedar Barn. No suspects have been identified however the investigation continues.

That same day Oct. 25, someone reported their white 2005 GMC Sierra stolen from the C2 parking lot sometime during the day between 1:30-2:30am.

On Monday at 4:30pm, a complainant reported unknown suspects attempted to steal their 2004 Ford Econoline van outside a business located on 50th Ave near 55 St. The ignition was damaged, RCMP said.

Video surveillance is being collected in an attempt to identify the culprits.

Then on Tuesday, a grey 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix was stolen at some point over the past few days. They received a call from the RCMP that they had recovered belongings with his name on them.

The vehicle was stolen from the 48 block of 66 Street in Bonnyville and it remains outstanding.

Also Tuesday, there was a report of a truck break-in. The complainant states that his video surveillance from his place and his neighbours shows two youth get out of a grey Chevrolet Silverado and enter his vehicle, stealing a pair of sunglasses.

Any information as to the identity of the suspects – please contact the Bonnyville RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Owners of a season residence reported two quads were stolen from their property in Muriel Lake last Sunday. Neighbourhood inquiries was unsuccessful due to it being a seasonal house, RCMP said.

The garage door was damaged. A black Polaris Ranger RZR and a dark blue Yamaha YFM400 were stolen.

The investigation remains open and tips from the public are welcome.

A complainant reported a suspicious vehicle parked at 7-11 with the key in it last Saturday. Members attended and found a stolen vehicle from Vermilion. A 2008 white Chevy Silverado company truck had been stolen by an unidentified young male with dark hair who had also left behind a car that had been stolen in Edmonton.

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.