The Coronation RCMP are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying suspect(s) responsible for a break, enter and theft in Coronation, Ab. sometime between midnight and 8 a.m. on Nov. 8 at least two suspects driving a dark colored minivan broke in one of the sheds at The Moose Cave Bar in Coronation. Once the suspects broke into the shed they proceed to steal liquor and meat products stored there.
Theft from a truck
In another incident, during the evening and morning of Nov. 7 – 8, a large black custom made, truck tool box with the brand 3V- welded on it was stolen from the back of a truck that was parked at a motel in Coronation.
The custom made tool box contained approximately $14,000 worth of specialized farming tools. All of the specialized farming tools have the 3V- brand engraved or stamped on them.
Wildlife Act offences
Coronation RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects believed to have committed multiple offences to the Trespass to Premises Act and Wildlife Act.
On Nov. 11, at approximately 4:30 p.m. a suspect vehicle with at least two male occupants was trespassing on a canola field near Range Road 130, north of Highway 599.
The suspects fired shots from within the vehicle towards a deer in the field. The subjects then continued to drive recklessly through the field, firing multiple shots from within the vehicle.
It is believed that the suspects may have been impaired by alcohol at the time.
The vehicle is described as a 2003-2009 Grey Dodge with a long box and a diesel engine.
Theft of cattle meat
Three cows were discovered deceased by their owner. Sometime during the early morning hours of Oct. 20 at a rural location north of Veteran unknown suspect(s) took only the choice meats off of the animals, .
Bashaw man charged
On Fri. Nov. 25, members from the Bashaw RCMP detachment, with assistance from RCMP police dog services, executed a search warrant on a residence in Bashaw.
A 66 year old male was located in the residence and found to be in the possession of a significant quantity of marihuana, an undisclosed amount of cash, scales and packaging supplies.
Brian Patton has been charged with being in possession of marihuana for the purpose of trafficking and is due to make his first appearance in Stettler Provincial court on Feb. 9, 2017.