Coronation RCMP lay charges over break-in at County of Paintearth shop

Coronation RCMP received a report of a break and enter in progress at the County of Paintearth shop, located just west of Castor on. Feb.12, 2022.

Officers attended and located the suspect where the suspect was then arrested without incident.

As a result of the investigation, Coronation RCMP have charged Christian Ruston (27) of Vermilion was charged with Break and Enter with intent, Theft Under $5,000 and Mischief to Property.

Ruston was released from custody with his appearance set for March 11, 2022 at Coronation Provincial Court, but failed to attend and a Warrant for his arrest has been issued.

In a small community, the problems associated with property-related crimes are amplified.

As part of our Rural Crime Reduction Strategy we encourage members of the public/businesses to report suspicious activity.

Members of the public who want to report suspect suspicious activity or property-related crime in their community can call local police, or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers is always anonymous.


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