On August 16th, 2017 at aboutunknown persons forcibly entered a Rogers Communications cell tower in an area southeast of Bon Accord.
Despite causing alarms upon entry, stolen were industrial batteries (PowerSafe SBS190F) with a combined value of approx. $24,000. No suspects have been identified at this time, though it is believed they may be targeting these particular batteries and reselling for use in residential or commercial solar powered energy installations.
Any information which can assist with this investigation can be forwarded to Morinville RCMP. Also encouraged is the reporting of any suspicious persons, vehicles or activity occurring in or around cell tower stations.