A male suspect broke into the Delburne Municipal Library on Feb. 15, 2023, at approximately 12:08 a.m. and stole various electronics and other items believed to be worth $7,850.
On the same day, the male suspect broke into a detached shed at a residence in Delburne and stole tools.
On Feb. 20, 2023, at approximately 3:52 a.m., the male suspect broke into a detached garage at a residence in Delburne and stole a bicycle. Police located the bicycle at a Delburne residence.
On Feb. 26, 2023, the Delburne Gospel Church was broken into and various electronics were stolen. On Feb. 28, 2023, police executed a search warrant at the same residence where the stolen bicycle had been located. Police located an item belonging to the Delburne Municipal Library and a projector belonging to the Delburne Gospel Church. Police also located clothing worn by the suspect during the break and enters.
Gerald Tonner (45), a resident of Delburne, Alta., has been charged with break, enter and theft, failing to comply with undertaking, possession of ammunition contrary to prohibition order. Arrest warrants have been issued for Tonner.
Three Hills RCMP encourage the public to report any criminal or suspicious activity. Reports tell us where to look, who to look for, and where to patrol in the future.
If you see a crime in progress dial 911. The Three Hills RCMP remains fully committed in building safer communities by working in partnership with our community as well as through investigative and enforcement efforts to achieve this goal.