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Local News

Police Briefs: Grain theft in the county

by Morinville News Staff

Sometime between 2 p.m. May 20 and 10 a.m. May 21 an unknown person or persons took 600 bushels of Canola from a farm located on Township Road 245 in Sturgeon County. The Canola was loaded into a truck using the farm’s grain auger, already under the bin. The complainant noticed a suspicious tandem axle grain truck in the area during the same time frame. The complainant advised police that the driver looked nervous and rather young… […]

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Morinville News

Property crime and collisions on the increase

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – RCMP Staff Sergeant Mac Richards presented a policing report covering the first half of 2012 to Morinville Town Council Aug, 28, outlining the ups and downs of crime in the community… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Property crime is everyone’s problem

Let’s do a headcount shall we. Youth centre window torched twice, window broken once, back door busted once, maybe twice. Those expensive metal town logos on the Centennial Fountain ripped off the bricks and probably now hanging proudly in some lay-about’s bedroom, which is in turn in his mom and dad’s basement… […]