By Jensen, Randy on August 14, 2020.
LETHBRIDGE HERALD – PICTURE BUTTE
Picture Butte RCMP received complaints of at least four vehicles entered overnight on Monday.
One truck was stolen and located in a nearby corn field later in the morning. All of the targeted vehicles were believed to have been left unlocked, Picture Butte RCMP said in a news release. Various items were taken including a tool box, bank cards, a dash cam, a mail box key and personal documents.
Picture Butte RCMP are committed to the safety and security of citizens but help is needed from residents to prevent property crime from occurring. Removing the opportunity for the crime to happen is the easiest way to help, the release said. RCMP are reminding citizens to lock motor vehicles and remove all valuables. Commonly stolen items include wallets, purses, spare house and vehicle keys, garage door openers, money, credit cards, personal documents, cellphones, laptops, portable GPS systems, sunglasses, jewelry and tools.
“Everyone has a role to play in keeping our community safe”, says Staff Sergeant Glenn Henry. “We are encouraging residents to report suspicious activities to the police right away to assist in apprehending and deterring those responsible for these thefts.”
If anyone has information regarding any crime, contact the Picture Butte RCMP detachment at 403-732-4429 or their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at http://www.P3