RCMP investigate recent Thorsby crimes

Thorsby RCMP are investigating a number of incidents which occurred in the area recently.

  • May. 16, 2016 8:00 a.m.

Submitted by Sgt. Corey Kyle

Thorsby RCMP

 

Thorsby RCMP are investigating a number of incidents which occurred in the area recently.

Stolen chainsaw

On May 13, 2016, the Thorsby RCMP received a complaint of a theft of a chainsaw at a rural cabin near Twp Rd 505.

Sometime between May 9 and May 11 the property was entered and a lock was cut. The cabin was broken in to and a Stihl M 5291 Chainsaw was stolen.

Missing chemicals

On May 10th, 2016, Thorsby RCMP received a report of a theft of farm chemicals on Range Road 10 approximately one mile north of Highway 39. The chemicals are used to control weeds and are known as “Heat” and “Prepass,” valued at approximately $8000-$10,000.

Break and enter

On May 6th, 2016, the Thorsby/Breton RCMP received a complaint of a break and enter and vandalism to the old Meat Plant on 50 Street in Warburg.

Sometime during the night of May 5th the building was entered by kicking open a door at the back of the building. Inside the building skids were knocked over and items were tossed around. Paint was also used and spread about inside the building.

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.

 

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