RCMP High River – Stolen Vehicle and Counterfeit Bill


Suspicious Person and Recovered Stolen Vehicle

High River, Alberta — On April 19, 2015 at approximately 8:00 am,  the High River RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious male  north of Blackie, Alberta  A lone male attended a rural residence and asked for a tow, as his vehicle was stuck in a nearby field.

The homeowner thought the request unusual and phoned to report the incident to the police. When police arrived the male attempted to flee on foot, but was apprehended and arrested by police.

Inquiries revealed that the stuck vehicle was stolen out of Calgary and that the male was violating conditions of his probation. The male was identified as 46 year old Peter WUERTHEN of no fixed address.  He has been remanded into custody for Possession of Stolen Property over $5000.00 and an Obstruction charge.  He is scheduled to appear in Okotoks Provincial Court on Friday April 24, 2015.

 Man passes a Counterfeit Bill 

tims2 - CopyHigh River, Alberta — On April 19, 2015, at approximately 8:50 pm, a male entered the Tim Horton’s in High River and passed a suspected counterfeit $100 bill.  The Caucasian male was wearing a dark t-shirt, shorts, sandals and a ball cap and he is believed to be in his 20’s.  He entered the business with 3 other men, who should be able to identify the man.

tims1The High River RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the male responsible for this offence.  If you have information about this, or any other crime(s), please call the High River RCMP at (403) 652-2357, or if you want 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 you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.