High River, Alberta – High River RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance after multiple commercial break and enters.
On Friday February 22nd, 2019, at approx. 03:45 a.m., a business located on 11 Ave SE was the victim of a break and enter. Three individuals who are believed to be males, entered the property using a large cube van but were scared off when an alarm activated. The three males took off on foot and entered a dark truck that was parked on 11 Ave near 9 St SE and took off, leaving the cube van on scene.
At approx. 06:10 a.m., an unidentified number of individuals broke into a rural business on 2431 Drive E just west of the Mazeppa overpass. The suspects entered the property in a beige or tan quad cab GMC or Chevy truck (attached photo) and left with a second stolen grey GMC Sierra and other small industrial equipment.
At approx. 11:30 a.m., High River RCMP responded to another break and enter in progress at a rural oil site on 224 St near 547 Ave. Members arrived on scene and observed two suspects wearing what appeared to be black hoodies. The suspects jumped into a dark truck which was believed to be a 2005 model dark coloured Chevy or GMC extended cab; and took off at a high rate of speed. A pursuit was not initiated for public safety reasons due to the high speed of the fleeing truck.
A High River RCMP member who was working as part of the MD Foothills enhanced crime reduction initiative was first on scene for both rural break and enters.
Police are encouraging any members of the public who have information on this or any other crime to contact the High River R.C.M.P. detachment at 403-652-2357. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers and if your information leads to an arrest, the recovery of stolen property and/or the seizure of illicit drugs you may be eligible for a cash reward.