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BONNYVILLE RCMP REPORT: Complaint leads to impaired driving charge

Bonnyville RCMP report for Oct. 23
Bonnyville RCMP Report
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BONNYVILLE – A complaint led Bonnyville RCMP to a ‘heavily intoxicated’ driver.

On Oct. 18, the police received a complaint of an impaired 56-year-old male. He provided two breath samples to police, where he blew over the legal limit both times.

He was charged with impaired operation and is scheduled to appear in Bonnyville Provincial Court on Dec. 22.

Break and enter at Vantage Point Resources Natural Gas compressor

A complaint was received at the detachment on Oct. 19 of a break and enter and theft at the Vantage Point Resources Natural Gas Compressor, which is located just off Hwy. 660 and Rge Rd. 484.

The lock on the gate was cut, doors to all of the buildings were open, equipment was vandalized, and numerous items were damaged and stolen.

Stolen items include a bow ridge trailer and a red 2003 Yamaha ATV.

Any information concerning this damage and theft can be reported to the Bonnyville RCMP at 780-343-7200 or through Crime Stoppers.

Police recover bicycle while on patrols

While conducting patrols behind 49 Ave. on Oct. 20, members found a male riding a bicycle that didn’t belong to him.

He told the RCMP he found it in front of a pizza store on 50 Ave. and thought that it was abandoned. The male surrendered the bike to the members.

The bicycle hasn’t been reported stolen and remains in the property locker with the RCMP.

“If you left your mountain bike and came back to find it missing, please contact the Bonnyville detachment to describe and claim it,” said Sgt. Kim Hillier.

Truck reported smashed into a tree

The Bonnyville RCMP received a report on Oct. 22 of a red Ford F250 1997 in the ditch in front of a residence on Township Rd. 610 and Rge Rd. 545.

Members attended the scene and located the vehicle.

“The vehicle had a punched ignition and when the member contacted the registered owner, it was determined that the vehicle was stolen,” Hillier noted. “The vehicle was towed to the Bonnyville RCMP detachment for fingerprinting and evidence gathering.”

Neighbourhood inquiries had been made by members.

Work trailer stolen

A work trailer was reported stolen on Oct. 17 with approximately $10,000 worth of construction equipment inside from the intersection of 39 Ave. and 36 St.

A declaration of loss was completed and the vehicle has been added to the Canadian Police Information Centre.

The trailer is described as a black 8’ by 20’ Mirage cargo trailer.

Motorcycle stolen

A complainant called the local detachment to report her 2001 Honda motorcycle has been stolen from outside of her daughter’s residence on Oct. 17.

The motorcycle is a red Honda PC3521. The investigation is ongoing and assistance from the public is requested.

Items stolen from a motorhome

A report was received that items were stolen from a motorhome.

“The time frame of the thefts (occurred) sometime in the past two years as the motorhome was parked in a storage compound,” Hillier said. “Missing items include swords and personal items.”

Fuel tanks damaged on rural property

“A complainant called the detachment very upset over having his fuel tanks on his farm equipment damaged and fuel stolen. Members attended and seized evidence left behind at the scene,” explained Hillier. An investigation into the incident continues.

Robynne Henry, Bonnyville Nouvelle

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