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Alberta RCMP remind residents to check their mailboxes

Reading Time: 1 minuteRCMP throughout the province are encouraging Albertans to check their mailboxes daily. The newly operating Call Back Unit in the RCMP K Division headquarters building is reporting that several calls have been received in relation to rural mailboxes which have been the target of thefts. […]

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1400 vehicle thefts in Alberta in 45 days

Reading Time: 2 minutesSince Oct. 1, 1420 vehicles were reported stolen in Alberta’s RCMP jurisdictions‎. Police say many of the stolen vehicles were left idling vehicles with the keys accessible, a situation that is prompting police to remind motorists about the repercussions of leaving their unsecured vehicle idling. […]

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Citizens on Patrol in need of more members

Reading Time: 2 minutesArmed with nothing more than a pen and paper, cell phone, flashlight, police scanner, and a couple of cups of coffee, a small number of residents regularly take to the streets of Morinville, keeping their eyes and ears open for what doesn’t look and sound right. They’re Citizens on Patrol (COP), a civilian watch organization that has been operating in Morinville since 1997. Over the past two decades, the volunteer group has been doing their part for community policing in Morinville. […]

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RCMP warn of credit card fraud at local business

Reading Time: 1 minuteOn August 23 and August 25, 2017 suspects entered a local business in the Town of Morinville to commit fraud by purchasing goods using an admin card. On August 23rd two male suspects were involved (see attached photograph), and on August 25th one male suspect was involved. […]