Police Reports from around Leduc County

  • Apr. 13, 2012 8:00 p.m.

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Truck Side-Swiped – Sometime after 8:00 P.M. on March 24th, 2012, a Dodge truck was side swiped while parked in an alley behind 51st Ave. in Warburg. A red vehicle or trailer is believed to be involved in this hit and run.


Search Warrant Executed – On April 3, 2012, members of the Thorsby Detachment of the RCMP ALONG WITH MEMBERS OF THE K Division Auto Theft Unit and the Emergency Response Team assisted members of the Edmonton Police Service with the execution of a search warrant at a rural property outside of Mulhurst Bay. The search of the property happened without incident and police recovered two stolen trucks and one trailer, with a combined value of $25000.

While the investigation is still ongoing, it is believed that charges are pending on one of the tenant’s of the rural property.


Personal Items Burgled – Sometime between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM on Friday, April 6th, 2012, a break and enter occurred to a residence located North of Highway 616 on Range Road 10 near Mulhurst Bay. A safe containing cash and family heirlooms (War medals) as well as personal documents and sentimental items were stolen. Also two briefcases, grey and brown in colour, contained numerous books and papers on Horse carriages and Wheel Wrighting.


Accident Leaves one dead, three injured – On Thursday, March 29th, 2012, at approximately 12:30 pm, members of the Thorsby/Breton Detachment responded to the report of a single vehicle MVC on Hwy 39 west of the Alsike corner. EMS and Fire and Rescue Units from Warburg, Drayton Valley and Breton attended the scene as did STARS to assist with the injured. There were four occupants, two males and two females, in the vehicle ranging in ages from 14 years old to 41 years old. One of the occupants was deceased on scene, one was transported by STARS, with the other two transported by ground ambulance to surrounding hospitals. All of the occupants suffered injuries consistent with a single vehicle rollover.

Although the investigation is in its early stages, evidence on scene indicated that the vehicle was westbound on Hwy 39 and entered the north ditch, striking an approach and rolling several times.


If you know who is responsible for these crimes or any other crime, please contact the Thorsby RCMP at (780) 789-3950 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPSor online at TipSubmit.com. If your tip leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a reward of up to $2000. Tips provided by the telephone or the internet are anonymous and secure.

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