The Bonnyville RCMP are reminding people that tampering with election signs or stealing them could lead to criminal charges.
Sgt. Sarah Parke from the Bonnyville RCMP says, “It is illegal to tamper with these signs during an election period and could lead to Criminal Code charges for Mischief Under or Over $5000 or Theft Under or Over $5000.”
This matter is being taken seriously and if offenders are identified, charges could be pursued.
The public plays an important role in helping to reduce, prevent and solve crime, Sgt. Parke added.
Anyone with information about, or who suspects illegal activity in their neighbourhood is asked to contact their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-22-8477 (TIPS).