Crime Stoppers

  • Jan. 17, 2013 11:00 a.m.

Pipestone Flyer

    On January 12, 2013 at approximately 12:45am, the front door of the Millet Liquor Store was pried open and a lone male entered, stealing a significant amount of liquor and beer.  By the time police arrived on scene, the male had fled the scene in an unidentified vehicle.  The estimated value of the stolen alcohol is over $1000.  Video surveillance from the Millet Liquor Store shows that the male suspect is the same person responsible for a previous break and enter and theft from the Millet Liquor Store on December 26, 2012 where a truck was driven into the building, knocking down the exterior wall.

    On December 14th, 2012 at approximately 2pm, a U-Haul van was stolen from the Edmonton area.  This U-Haul van was reported in Leduc on December 15th, 2012 at approximately 4am and then in Millet at approximately 9:30am.  The same U-Haul van was located in Wetaskiwin later the same day.  Two people were arrested for the theft of the U-Haul and further investigation revealed a large amount of stolen property located inside the U-Haul.

    No owners have been located for the stolen property to date.  Among the stolen property was found two snow blowers, two weed whackers, an electric guitar, a mountain bike, a portable camping grill, two cut off saws, and a large amount of hand held cordless and/or electric tools.  Police are asking if anyone has knowledge of any theft and/or break and enter in the Edmonton, Leduc, Millet, and Wetaskiwin area during the above mentioned dates and if knowledge of ownership of any of the above mentioned items, to please contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP.

    Cst. Friesen and the Thorsby RCMP are seeking public assistance concerning the following incidents:

    During the early morning hours of January 14th, 2013, a theft at South Wizard Lake Rd occurred.  Suspects   entered the yard and began to hook up a 22’ trailer and loaded it with various property around the yard.    Some of the items taken were:

– Machine welder

– Various tools

– 22’ silver & grey Royal Tandem Axle Cargo trailer (AB marker 4GN 087, ser#2S9FH4311C3027081)

– Various other items

Approximately $60,000+ worth of items were stolen.

    Also, during the early morning hours of January 14th, 2013 a break and enter to the Thorsby liquor mart occurred.  Suspects gained entry to the building by prying open the front door and in the process severely damaging the door.  A large amount of liquor was taken.  Approximately $1500 worth.

    Anyone with information with regards to this incident or any other incident are asked to call the Wetaskiwin RCMP at 780-312-7200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).  Crime Stoppers does not require you to reveal your identity.  Further, if your tip leads to an arrest, you qualify for a cash reward up to $2000.

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