Thorsby/Breton RCMP seeking public assistance while investigating crimes

Thorsby/Breton RCMP have several ongoing property theft investigations and they are reaching out to seek...

  • Aug. 5, 2016 8:00 a.m.

Submitted by Corporal William Hiscock

Thorsby/Breton RCMP Detachment

Thorsby/Breton RCMP have several ongoing property theft investigations and they are reaching out to seek any assistance in identifying the suspect(s) involved.

Between July 29 at 4:00 p.m. and August 2 at 7:00 a.m. multiple tools were stolen from an Alberta Health Services Maintenance truck which was parked at the Health Centre in Breton, Alberta.  The stolen tools included Mastercraft wrenches, pliers and a 20 Volt lithium Ion Dewalt drill.

On August 1 a break and enter occurred at a residence on 1st Avenue in Alder Flats, Alberta.  The suspect gained entry through a window and stole a significant amount of cash, jewellery and various DVDs.

On July 26, the Thorsby RCMP received a complaint of a theft of a walk-behind Canadiana rototiller.  Sometime between July 21 and July 22 the rototiller was stolen from a rural property south of Buford, Alberta. The rototiller has a 5 HP Briggs and Stratton engine.

If you have information about these, or any other investigations, please call the Thorsby  RCMP at 780-789-3951 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).


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