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RCMP Alberta Weekend Updates

Nanton RCMP seeks public’s help in theft of cattle corrals near Chain Lakes
Nanton, AB – The RCMP is seeking the public’s help in an investigation into the recent theft of approximately 12 cattle corral panels from a property west of Nanton, near Chain Lakes, Alberta. Police believe the theft occurred sometime during night of Wednesday, August 31 to Thursday, September 1st.  The stolen “2W” Brand panels were grey in colour.  
Anyone with information in relation to this crime is asked to call the Nanton RCMP. directly at
(403)-646-5722 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-222-TIPS (8477)

 

High speed gets driver court date in hurry

Boyle, AB – A high-speed driver on Highway 63 is now headed for court after his vehicle was measured travelling at 192 km/h during the long weekend.

Around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, a southbound BMW south of Wandering River, Alta., was observed by a member of the RCMP-Alberta Sheriffs Boyle Integrated Traffic Unit travelling at a high rate of speed. Radar confirmed the vehicle was being driven at 192 km/h in a posted 110 km/h zone.

A 36-year-old Fort McMurray man was issued a summons for the charge of speeding under Sec. 115(2)(p) of the Traffic Safety Act and is to attend court in Boyle Nov. 22.

Speeding at a rate more than 50 km/h over the speed limit comes with an automatic court date.

Convictions can come with a fine up to $2,300 and a driving suspension for as long as 90 days.

Speed greatly reduces a driver’s stopping distance and exponentially increases one’s risk of injury.

Integrated Traffic Units consist of RCMP Traffic Services members and Sheriff Highway Patrol officers working together in a collaborative effort to deliver effective and efficient traffic safety services to Albertans, with a focus on identified enforcement priorities.

“Working Together for Safe Highways”

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