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Bonnyville RCMP Report: Police investigating break and enters, thefts

RCMP kept busy with 139 calls for service July 25-30

BONNYVILLE - Bonnyville RCMP are investigating several thefts that happened in the area recently, and are asking for any information the public may have that could assist them. 

On July 28, at 1:30 p.m., police received a call about a theft from a local tire shop. Sea Cans on the property had been broken into, and tires and rims were stolen.

Two trucks were reported stolen on July 27 and 29.  The first was a 2017 black Ford F-150 taken from the owner's driveway sometime overnight.

The second truck, a blue Ford (pictured above), was stolen during the night of July 28-29 from a gravel lot near 68th St. and 44th Ave.

On July 30 at 8 a.m., a complainant reported a break-in overnight at a lay down yard located on Hwy. 41 near Township Rd. 615. Suspects dragged cable and wire out, but the complainant was unsure at the time if anything was taken.

RCMP are continuing to investigate and anyone with information is asked to contact the Bonnyville detachment.

Impaired driving arrest

After receiving a complaint about an intoxicated driver on July 25, just after 11 p.m., members were able to locate the suspect driver.

A 62-year-old Glendon man failed the roadside screening test and was arrested for impaired operation. He was taken to the detachment and provided breath samples over the legal limit.

The man was released on a promise to appear in court on Sept. 1.

Officers investigate squatting at vacant apartment

On July 27, a complainant called Bonnyville RCMP to report an unwanted male squatting at a vacant apartment on 47th Ave.

Members attended and cleared the area, but didn't find any signs of unwanted people at the address.