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Saturday , 8 May 2021
Arthur C. Green/Lakeland Connect

Bonnyville RCMP Briefs

From April 9 to April 16, the RCMP in Bonnyville received 153 calls for service and police say six motor vehicle collisions were reported during the week.

On April 10, an RCMP member was on patrol in Kehewin when she located a stolen vehicle being driven by an impaired driver who also had a suspended license. The 38-year-old female driver from Edmonton was charged criminally for possession of property obtained by crime, and she was subject to provincial sanctions for the impaired driving. She is scheduled to appear in court in Bonnyville on September 21, 2021.

A day later, on April 11, the Bonnyville RCMP received a 911 call stating that a random female walked into the complainant’s house and asked to borrow a cell phone. The complainant had assisted the female however the female refused to return the cell phone. Members attended and arrested the suspect, she was taken in custody and released sometime later on an undertaking for court in Bonnyville on June 1, 2021.

On April 14, a resident awoke at 6:00 a.m. to discover that someone had stolen his SUV. Police say a previously stolen truck had been abandoned nearby. The missing vehicle is a 2015 Grey Dodge Journey. The vehicle was stolen from a residence on Highway 881 near township road 625. The Mounties say this investigation is ongoing and any information on the whereabouts of the stolen vehicle can be reported to the Bonnyville RCMP.

The same day, a person went to the Bonnyville Detachment to report his trailer stolen from his lot. The complainant noticed the locked gate was opened to his property and the trailer was gone. The trailer is described as black with checker-plated aluminum fenders. The back left side of the trailer is bent, and the owner says the front plug on the trailer is worn down and it has a 5000lb winch on the front. It went missing from the area of township 624 and range road 480.

Later that day, the Mounties were in the Glendon area investigating a report of a white Kia Soul that was on private property and was involved in attempted theft of another vehicle. As they were conducting patrols they received another call of a stolen Red GMC Sierra in the vicinity. The members were able to locate the white Kia and the red GMC however the vehicles fled from police.

The Bonnyville RCMP would like to remind the public that if they have any information they believe is related to a crime to contact the Bonnyville RCMP at 780-343-7200/780-826-3358 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is from Whitbourne Newfoundland and graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner!