Saturday , 8 May 2021

St. Paul RCMP investigating string of mail box thefts

St. Paul RCMP have received multiple calls in regards to damaged community mailboxes in the town and county of St. Paul in the past week.

On Aug. 16, 2019, the St. Paul RCMP received a complaint that multiple community mailboxes were broken into overnight around the town of St. Paul at seven different locations.

On Aug. 19, 2019, it was reported that two mailboxes near Lafond, Alta. were broken into.

On Aug. 20, 2019, it was reported that multiple mailboxes were again broken into around the town of St. Paul at six different locations, it was also reported that mailboxes were broken into at the Foisy General Store.

“It’s important to check your mailbox on a regular basis so as not to leave anything of value inside for would-be criminals” says Sgt. David Graham of the St. Paul RCMP

St. Paul RCMP are asking the public’s assistance for any information in relation to these incidents or identifying those responsible.

Please contact St. Paul RCMP at 780-645-8888 or 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.

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.