Stolen front-end loader found near Wetaskiwin gravel quarry

Stolen front-end loader found near Wetaskiwin gravel quarry

Wetaskiwin RCMP say construction vehicle abandoned after theft

On February 28th, 2018 Wetaskiwin RCMP received a complaint of a stolen $175,000 construction loader. The loader was stolen from the area of 47st and 39 Ave, in the southeast corner of Wetaskiwin. The gate to the business was damaged during the theft.

The loader was equipped with GPS and was located in the Wetaskiwin gravel pit on Range Road 235 and Township Road 454.‎

No suspects have been identified at this time and investigation continues.

If you have any information please call Wetaskiwin RCMP at 780-312-7267, or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [] for instructions). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

-Submitted by Wetaskiwin RCMP