Theft of copper wire

The Elk Point RCMP are investigating two separate thefts of copper wire.

On January 1st 2019, Elk Point RCMP were dispatched to a theft of copper wire that occurred at the Windsor Salt Plant in Lindbergh. The occurred at approximately 9:00am.  The suspect(s) used a toboggan to drag the copper wire from the site to a white Chevrolet truck with a tool box or tidy tank in the bank. There was also a large white sticker on the back window.

RCMP are investigating after 440-volt copper wire was stolen from a crushing site approximately 1.5 kilometres west of Elk Point on Highway 646. The theft is believed to have occurred between December 12 and December 27, 2018.

There has been no indication from the RCMP as to whether or not the incidents are related.

The investigation is ongoing and police are asking if you have information about this incident to please call the Elk Point RCMP at 780-724-3964 or call your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.