Beware of ‘gypsy pavers’ – RCMP

Stettler RCMP would like to remind those living in rural areas of a scam commonly known as ‘Gypsy Pavers’.
Typically, a contractor will attend a residence in the rural area telling the property owner that their paving company has extra material from another job and would be willing to pave on the property for a discount.
The work is completed but to a poor standard that doesn’t last as expected. When the property owner attempts to confront the company or get their money back, they are unable to track the company rep down.
Stettler RCMP urges rural property owners to use discretion in dealing with unknown contractor’s offering ‘deals’.
Seek out references and previous clientele to ensure you’re dealing with an upstanding company/contractor.

Theft from oil lease
Suspect(s) took four tires/brake’s from a Raging River Ltd. lease site near Consort, Ab. on May 14, 2017.
Consort RCMP are seeking information that would lead to suspect(s) identity or the recovery of the property.
Anyone with information contact Consort RCMP at 403-577-3001 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) to remain anonymous.

Investigate break-in to Holiday Trailer
Coronation RCMP received a complaint of break-in to a holiday trailer which occurred during the early hours of May 5.
The trailer was parked just off the back alley between Victoria and Railway Avenue, close to Edward Street in the town of Coronation. An unknown suspect used a step ladder and break in tools, gained access through a window, and stole personal effects from inside the trailer.
Investigators are asking anyone who may have information to contact Coronation RCMP at 403-578-3666 or Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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