7 December 2019

Attempted theft of fuel

DATE: 2019/12/05
Morinville RCMP – Attempted theft of fuel
On December 4th, 2019 at approximately 19:49hrs Morinville RCMP received 2 calls about an attempt of theft of fuel near township 550 and range road 273.  Both complaints advised that a dark coloured SUV with a thule had entered a rural property and attempted to steal fuel from the slip tank.  
The RCMP would like to remind the public to prevent crimes of opportunity through environmental design by installing motion sensor lights, locking your doors, outbuildings and vehicles. Installing cameras and advising your neighbours if you plan to be leaving for the holidays.  Report any suspicious activity immediately to ensure a timely police response.
If you have information about this incident, please call the Morinville RCMP at 780-939-4550 or your local police.  If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

File: 20191839722