23 August 2016

Property Crime and Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Property Crime - Sturgeon County, AB

Morinville RCMP are advising that Property Crime is on rise with thefts occurring inside and out.  Both vehicles and buildings are being targeted. 
Between August 1st and the 4th a rural property near RR 245 and Twp 562 was entered and various items were stolen. An unlocked vehicle was entered as well other buildings.  If you have any information or see anything suspicious please remember to call the RCMP. 
(RCMP file number 2016-1080454).

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision - Highway 2, Sturgeon County, AB
On August 19th, 2016 at approximately 4:45 p.m. Morinville  RCMP and emergency services responded to a serious two motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a pick up truck on highway 2 near township road 564 in Sturgeon County, Alberta.
The northbound motorcycle struck the pick up truck attempting to make a u-turn on the highway.  As a result of the collision the male driver of the motorcycle was airlifted by STARS air ambulance but later succumbed to his injuries in hospital August 21st, 2016. The male driver of the pick up was assessed and treated on scene by emergency service personnel.
Morinville RCMP and an RCMP Collision Analyst continue to investigate.

SRCWA #2016-093

This message is made possible by the Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association in partnership with the Morinville RCMP.
If you have any information in respect to the above or any other crime or criminal activity, please call the Morinville RCMP at 
780-939-4550 or Toll Free at 780-459-7689.