Pedestrian hit by pickup in stable condition

Wetaskiwin RCMP seek firearm thieves

RCMP seek a white F-250 and two occupants for a break and enter. RCMP photo

RCMP seek a white F-250 and two occupants for a break and enter. RCMP photo

Wetaskiwin RCMP detachment members have been kept busy in the community with multiple incidents.

On Nov. 23, at approximately 4:10 p.m., Wetaskiwin RCMP along with Wetaskiwin Fire Department attended a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian and pickup truck.

The female pedestrian was struck by the vehicle while crossing the intersection at 50th Avenue and 49th Street.

The pedestrian was transported to the hospital via STARS air ambulance and was reported to be in stable condition.

The driver of the involved motor vehicle was charged for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

Break and enter

On the afternoon of Dec. 27 Wetaskiwin RCMP were called to a break and enter in progress.

A white Ford extended cab F-250 with two occupants were reported breaking into seasonal trailers. The truck had a United Rentals sticker on the side and a broken rear passenger tail light.

It was reported that one seasonal trailer was broken into and a Browning 12-gauge shotgun was stolen.

While police were on route to the vehicle broke through a gate and left the location. The vehicle was not located.

If you have any information that could assist in this investigation, please contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP at 780-312-7200; or crime stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.crimestoppers.ab.ca.

amelia.naismith@pipestoneflyer.ca