Rash of serious crime in Thorsby/Breton area

On September 17th, 2016, the Breton RCMP received a complaint of a theft of a 2012 Koala holiday trailer...

  • Sep. 19, 2016 6:00 p.m.
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Have you seen this trailer?

Submitted by RCMP

On September 17th, 2016, the Breton RCMP received a complaint of a theft of a 2012 Koala holiday trailer from a rural property near Buck Creek. The trailer was stolen sometime around the second week of August.

B&E in Leduc County

On September 16, 2016, the Thorsby/Breton RCMP received a complaint of a break in and theft to a property that was being renovated in Leduc County.

Sometime between September 12 and the morning of September 16 an unoccupied residence that was being renovated was entered and several power tools were stolen from the contractor. The property is located on Twp Rd 504 near Range Road 15.

Stolen generator

Between 10 p.m. on September 12th and 10 a.m. on September 13 a generator and other tools were stolen from a rural property located off of Range Road 44 South West of Breton.

The generator is described as a 4,000 watt yellow coloured unit, possibly a Champion brand.

Store B&E

On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 between 4:30 a.m. and 8:20 a.m. the Pendryl Store located off of Highway 13 near Buck Lake was broken into and a small amount of cash stolen.

A vehicle was noticed parked along the west side of the building earlier that morning.

Stolen truck

On Saturday, September 17 a truck was stolen from a rural residence in the Buck Creek area between 12:00 noon and 3:30 p.m.  The stolen Ford F-350 was located soon after stuck along the edge of a hayfield and towed from the area.

Two males were seen earlier at the stolen truck in a regular cab older model (early 90’s) Ford half ton, two wheel drive, also light brown/ beige in colour. One was wearing blue work coveralls, described as being short, approximately 5’7” with short dark hair.

Trailer found

On September 12 Breton RCMP received a complaint of an abandoned trailer at the Buck Creek gravel pits.

The trailer is described as a 2007 Aluma flatbed utility trailer. The trailer is a single axle with dimensions of approximately 6 feet wide by 8 feet long.

The trailer was found with damaged tire on the left hand side.

If you have any information that could assist in this investigation, please contact the Thorsby RCMP at 780-789-3951; or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.crimestoppers.ab.ca if you wish to remain anonymous.