Bonnyville RCMP Seek Public’s Assistance in Animal Endangerment Investigation

Sometime in the early morning hours of October 17th, unknown suspect(s) attended a property on Hwy 657 South of Muriel Lake.  They opened a livestock gate allowing several horses to escape onto the roadway including a prized rodeo horse worth approximately $50,000.  That horse was unfortunately struck by a passing vehicle and died.  The RCMP are investigating whether the culprit(s) who intentionally let the horses onto the roadway are the same culprits that killed the horse.  The investigation is ongoing.

If you have information, please call the Bonnyville RCMP at 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.