RCMP respond to 146 calls to service

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Three Hills RCMP has dealt with 147 calls to service since Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Eight abandoned vehicles were reported. One Dodge Ram truck, stolen from Cervus AG Equipment, in Trochu, was recovered outside of town. An arson call, by Red Deer County, is being investigated. Four break and enters, in Trochu, are under investigation. Nine sheds, at a storage facility were entered. Golf clubs are reported missing. The theft of copper wire and damage to a chain link fence was reported at Link Energy in Kneehill County. Home and business owners are urged to install a high definition security system. Lower priced systems often provide poor surveillance footage that is of little or no use in a police investigation. Recent check-stops have resulted in two impaired driving charges. Police have also dealt with three harassment calls, three Mental Health Act files and seven mischief files. Six of the seven mischief files were property damage. There were five calls on lost/found items. If you have lost an item please provide the details to the RCMP. If you have found an item please drop it off at the RCMP office in Three Hills.

Since the last reporting period, RCMP have dealt with 28 traffic offences, one operating a motor vehicle while prohibited. Other files included four thefts under $5,000, one missing person with medical issues (found). One resisting a Peace Officer, one sexual assault and four files of suspicious persons, vehicles and property. A recent truck theft resulted in an Olds man being charged.

RCMP have dealt with 20 motor vehicle collisions. Most of these were animal related. There were five files opened involving the Trespass Act.