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Lock it or Lose it
The Lloydminster Municipal RCMP are warning the public once again about auto thefts occurring within the City of Lloydminster. In the month of March there were 33 incidents reported, 22 of which were items stolen from vehicles and the remainder were vehicles stolen. In March of 2013 there were 23 incidents, Currently for the month of April we are sitting at 11 incidents.
RCMP are once again asking the public to attempt to minimize the risk of being a victim of these type of crimes. In order to minimize the risk, the public should consider the following:
locking their vehicles
parking inside the garage if possible
parking in areas with overnight lighting,
locking the doors when the vehicle is left idling
parking where surveillance is used
considering the use of theft deterrent devices such as alarms, etc.
In order to minimize the risk of having a vehicle targeted by thieves, it is suggested that all valuables be removed from the vehicle.
Lloydminster RCMP are seeking the identity of the suspect(s) responsible for these offences and are asking that if you have information about this or any other crime, please contact Lloydminster RCMP at (306)825-6350, or your nearest police service or any local RCMP detachment. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), via your cell phone text messaging to Northern Alberta Crime Stoppers at TIP205 plus your message CRIMES(274637), through SASKTEL Mobility at *8477, text TIP2056 plus your message to CRIMES(274637) or you can submit a tip online at www.crimestoppers.ab.ca. If your information leads to an arrest or a case being cleared, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.00
North Battleford RCMP
2014 April 9 6am - 2014 April 10 6am
2014 April 10 730am
Over 30 calls for service/occurrences. 2 False Alarms. 6 traffic related complaints.
731am - Vehicle parked on 1300 block of 104th Street overnight sustained damaged window.
757am - Vehicle parked on 1400 block of 105th Street overnight also sustained damage window, some personal effects missing.
837am - Report of a third vehicle, again on the 1300 block of 104th Street broken into during the night. Cash missing.
1119am - Hit and Run reported in Frontier Mall parking lot. Suspect vehicle described as a Yellow Neon last noted driving east. Minor damage sustained to complainant's vehicle.
218pm - Damage to an unoccupied home on 100th Street reported.
251pm - 3 vehicles involved collision at intersection of Territorial Drive and Railway Avenue South. One person was trapped inside their vehicle and had to be removed with assistance of the North Battleford Fire Department. Injuries sustained are minor. One vehicle appears to have attempted to cross intersection when not safe to do so, was struck by a second vehicles and both vehicles then struck a third vehicle stopped at the stop sign. Investigation ongoing.
358pm - Complainant reports being threatened by an acquaintance on Facebook.
630pm - Report of an intoxicated male shouting at people in an apartment building on Winder Crescent. 62 year old male arrested and held in custody until sober.
703pm - 45 year old male arrested for public intoxication on 109th Street.
736pm - 15 year old male reported missing from a group home, returned on his own before 11pm.
939pm - Complaint reporting being threatened by family members on Facebook.
1107pm - 16 year old female arrested on 110th Street on outstanding warrants from Big River Detachment. Later released for a later court date.
1142pm - Unwanted intoxicated female at a residence on 99th Street. Subject left when police called and not located.
234am - Report of an assault at a home on 108th Street. Victim quite intoxicated could not remember who struck her, but later provided name of suspect to members. Suspect is known to victim and was already gone from area. No injuries sustained and matter remains under investigation.
426am - 36 year old woman arrested for public intoxication after complaint on 107th Street of a woman bothering people going into hospital.