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Olds Rural Crime Watch is pleased to be the "go to" organization for reports from rural community policing organizations, the local RCMP detachments and others. Please check these files to stay up-to-date on criminal activity in Mountain View County and the surrounding communities.

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Between Alberta Provincial Rural Crime Association and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, February 15, 2018

Remember to check our reports from other Rural Crime Watch organizations.

Posted December 2017
Rocky Mountain House RCMP make arrests in two Violent Home Invasions
Red Deer RCMP arrest 45 people in five-day warrant round-up
Hanna RCMP request assistance to locate wanted man
Numerous Break and Enters into Homes, Garages and Vehicles
Liquor Store Theft

Posted November 2017
Liquor Store Theft
Red Deer RCMP arrest numerous prolific offenders in targeted crime hot spots
Wood Buffalo RCMP reports Fake RCMP Facebook Account
Strathcona County RCMP warn seniors of the "dishonest teller" scam
Cochrane RCMP investigate theft from local business
Airdrie RCMP - Request to identify theft suspect
Central Alberta District Integrated Crime Reduction Unit Lay Multiple Charges
Beiseker RCMP requesting information on suspicious fire in Kneehill County
Airdrie RCMP seek to identify theft suspects
Theft from Garage, Cochrane
Strathcona County RCMP warn residents of computer scam

Posted October 2017
Red Deer RCMP seize firearms and counterfeit currency in stolen vehicle investigation
Airdrie RCMP - Request to identify robbery suspects
Airdrie Rural RCMP - 6 People Treated for Bear-Spray Exposure in Robbery at Cross Iron Mall
    Arrests Made in Connection With Bear-Spray Robbery at Cross Iron Mall
Okotoks RCMP - Request to identify suspect after patrol cars rammed
RCMP High River - Theft of Cargo Trailer
Rocky Mountain House RCMP investigate break and enter and firearm theft
Redwater RCMP seek wanted male for mischief at oilfield site
Cochrane RCMP Unfounded School threats
Grande Prairie RCMP Warns Public of new Pyramid Scheme
Airdrie RCMP Address Social Media Concerns
Didsbury RCMP Investigate Numerous Vehicle Mischiefs in Carstairs
Theft from Cochrane Business
Rocky Mountain House RCMP Arrest Transient Thieves
Sundre, Alberta - Stolen vehicle involved in several incidents
    Update - October 17
Didsbury RCMP, Theft of family heirlooms and urn
    Update - October 25
Armed Robbery, Shots Fired
Airdrie Rural RCMP Investigating Break and Enter at Crossfield Truck and Trailer Wash
RCMP Serious Crimes Branch - Canada Wide Arrest Warrant
Airdrie RCMP Requesting Assistance with Credit Card Fraud

Posted September 2017
Innisfail RCMP deploy spike belt and arrest two
Ponoka RCMP - stolen property sold on Kijiji
Airdrie RCMP seek public assistance in identifying Theft Suspect
Wetaskiwin RCMP Make arrests following a series of incidents
RCMP Federal Serious & Organized Crime - Human Trafficking Charges Laid
Airdrie RCMP Requesting Assistance with Fuel Theft
Airdrie RCMP - Theft suspect caught in the act
Sundre RCMP Shut Down Local Chop Shop
Banff RCMP, Request for information in theft from Banff Springs Hotel
Blackfalds RCMP - Robbery with a firearm
Theft of Motor Vehicles in MD of Foothills
Leduc RCMP investigate thefts of boats
Airdrie RCMP Request Assistance to Identify Suspects Using Stolen Credit Cards
Airdrie RCMP Investigating Theft of Trailer and ATVs
Didsbury RCMP arrest barricaded female
Red Deer RCMP Look for Assistance to Identify Stabbing Suspect Update, Composite Sketch

Posted August 2017
Airdrie RCMP Requesting Assistance to Identify Male Using Stolen Banking Card
Cochrane RCMP Investigate Theft from Local Business
Didsbury RCMP investigate Break and Enter
Stolen Truck from Rocky Mountain House
Rimbey RCMP seek help in identifying break-in suspects
Red Deer RCMP request assistance to ID fraud suspect - Update: Arrest made
Airdrie RCMP Requesting Assistance with Petro Canada Gas and Dash
Airdrie RCMP Investigates Theft of Liquor from Big Star Liquor
Cochrane RCMP looking for tips
Red Deer RCMP arrest 10 in first day of warrant round-up
Cochrane RCMP investigate shots fired at interrupted break and enter (Update)
Red Deer RCMP look for Michael Langille on warrants
Airdrie Rural RCMP Investigating Credit Card Theft
Record number of organized crime networks identified in Alberta
Leduc RCMP: Suspicious vehicle complaint results in arrests and charges
Airdrie RCMP Seeking public assistance in identifying theft suspect
Innisfail RCMP arrest two for possession of stolen property
Banff RCMP, Request to identify shoplifting suspects
Airdrie RCMP Investigating Theft of Power Tool from Rona
Westlock and St. Albert RCMP investigate personation of peace officer
Didsbury RCMP are asking for the public to help identify a break and enter suspect
St. Albert RCMP, Crime Stoppers, Theft
Red Deer RCMP charge man after he represented himself as a lawyer
Red Deer RCMP recent arrests include a stabbing suspect and numerous crimes in progress
Rocky Mtn House RCMP Seize Stolen Firearms and Drugs
RCMP Lloydminster Seeking to Return Stolen Property
Airdrie RCMP Request to Identify Mischief Suspect
Red Deer RCMP recent arrests include flights from police and a stolen loaded handgun
Cochrane RCMP - Attempted Break and Enter into rural residence

Posted July 2017
Cochrane RCMP investigate numerous mischief complaints over the weekend
Stolen Boy Scout Trailer
Airdrie RCMP Investigate Gas and Dash, Theft, and Stolen Vehicle
Cochrane RCMP investigate shots fired at interrupted break and enter
Stettler RCMP - Interac Refund Email Scam
Innisfail RCMP make multiple arrests for stolen property
Coronation RCMP investigate theft of ATM in Castor
Airdrie RCMP Currently Investigating Theft of Lottery Tickets
Red Deer RCMP look for assistance to ID fraud suspect
Innisfail RCMP arrest two for possession of stolen property
Banff RCMP - Request to identify shoplifting suspects
Stolen Motorcycle Blackfalds
Airdrie Rural RCMP Investigating Theft from Rocky View County Yard
Red Deer RCMP investigate theft of five vehicles
Airdrie RCMP Investigating Purse Theft
Red Deer RCMP recent arrests include stolen vehicles and identity documents
Airdrie RCMP Requesting Assistance with Theft of Mail

Posted June 2017
Didsbury RCMP: Child Pornography Charges Laid
Innisfail RCMP arrest two for trafficking stolen property
Airdrie Rural RCMP Requests Assistance with iPad Theft
Airdrie Rural RCMP Investigates Theft of Tools from Trailer
Cochrane RCMP - Arson investigation in McDougall Church Fire
Suspicious vehicle complaint leads to two arrests and recovery of stolen truck
Red Deer RCMP recent arrests include high-speed flights from police
Strathmore Police Investigating Armed Robbery
Police Investigating Break and Enter
Airdrie RCMP Investigates Theft of Travel Trailer and ATV
Didsbury RCMP and other RCMP unit execute search warrant
Airdrie Rural RCMP Investigates Theft of Modified Polaris ATV
Red Deer RCMP investigate theft of 5th wheel trailer
Olds RCMP: 5 charged with Possession of Stolen Property
Airdrie Rural RCMP Requesting Assistance with Stolen Vehicle
Airdrie Rural RCMP Investigates Theft of Two SUVs from Rocky View County
Airdrie RCMP Investigates Armed Robbery at Co-op Wine Spirits Beer Store
Gang Associates Arrested in Red Deer Update: Presence of Carfentanil
Airdrie RCMP Investigates Theft from Underground Condo Parking Lot
Red Deer RCMP investigate armed robbery at gas station
Drug Trafficking
Ponoka RCMP seek wanted male
Alberta RCMP warns against binary option scams

Posted May 2017
Airdrie Rural RCMP Requesting Assistance with Chevrolet Camaro Theft
Airdrie RCMP Investigates Armed Robbery at Petro Canada
Red Deer RCMP recent arrests catch numerous suspects wanted on warrants
Cochrane RCMP investigate a significant theft from Shoppers Drug Mart
Innisfail RCMP Investigating Suspicious Activity at John Wilson Elementary School Innisfail
Rocky Mountain House RCMP are asking for Public Assistance Identifying Robbery Suspects
Rimbey RCMP - Assist to identify
Red Deer RCMP investigate attempted personal robbery with firearm
    Update,Composite Sketch
Airdrie Rural RCMP Requesting Assistance with Theft of Lottery Tickets
Airdrie RCMP Requesting Assistance with Gas and Dash at Petro Canada
Airdrie RCMP Investigates Robbery at S and S Liquor Store
Two Armed Robberies of Two Liquor Stores
Falun-Hillside-Rosebriar Theft of Quads & Vehicle
Airdrie RCMP Investigates Use of Counterfeit Money
Airdrie RCMP Requesting Assistance with Stolen Truck
Airdrie RCMP Investigates Armed Robbery at CIBC
RCMP Blackfalds - Shot fired after attempt fuel theft in Rural Red Deer County Property
Red Deer RCMP warn public of quick change scammers
Innisfail RCMP Investigate Shot Fired at Residence

Posted April 2017
Cochrane RCMP address rural crime watch bulletin questions
Theft of Trackhoe from Blackfalds area on Hwy 2
RCMP & OPP Joint Investigation Solves Series of Pharmacy Robberies
Airdrie RCMP Requesting Assistance with Gas and Dash
Red Deer RCMP investigate linked armed robberies
Airdrie RCMP Investigates $10,000 Fraud at TD Canada Trust
Airdrie RCMP Investigates Theft from Petro Canada
Airdrie Rural RCMP Investigates Powered Parachute Interfering with Air Traffic
Red Deer RCMP investigate harassment report
Didsbury RCMP investigate armed robbery
    Related: Armed Robbery April 15, 2016
    Related: Armed Robbery April 16, 2016
Red Deer RCMP warn public of recurrence of bank manager fraud
Red Deer RCMP search in north Red Deer for suspects, Update 1 & Photos
Theft of Trailer and side by side Quad
Blackfalds RCMP investigate armed robbery at Co-op Gas Bar - UPDATED REQUEST
Red Deer RCMP seize 14 firearms and explosives in search warrant
Airdrie RCMP Charges Pair for Possession of Stolen Property
April is Speeding Awareness Month
Cochrane RCMP respond to Robbery
Rimbey RCMP seek public assistance in identifying suspects
Airdrie Rural RCMP Investigates Copper Wire Theft
Airdrie Rural RCMP investigate fraud

Posted March 2017
Red Deer RCMP seize drone
RCMP Sundre - Arrests Made in Rash of Rural Property Theft
Red Deer RCMP arrest numerous people over weekend
Red Deer RCMP arrest numerous people on warrants and for breaches
Arrests & Charges Laid in Break & Enter
Nanton RCMP advising of STARS Lottery phone scam
Gang Members arrested in Red Deer (with video link)
RCMP Airdrie Need Help Identifying Scanner Thief
St. Paul RCMP arrest youth after threats made on social media
Airdrie RCMP Investigates Repeat Gas and Dash Offender
Airdrie RCMP continue to seek tips in theft of locksmith van and tools
County Computer & Repair B&E/Theft - Gibbons, Alberta
Theft of Solar Panels: Morinville Fish & Game
Vehicle stop leads to charges
Persons arrested and charged at former chopshop
March is Occupant Restraint Month
Leduc RCMP investigate home invasion

Posted February 2017
RCMP Canmore Investigates Counterfeit Currency
Arrest leads to Drug Trafficking Charges and Search Warrant
Tofield RCMP request assistance identifying armed robbery suspects
Airdrie RCMP Investigates Theft and Assault at Liquor Store
Morinville RCMP seek to return extensive coin collection to its rightful owner
Rimbey RCMP seek public assistance in locating wanted woman
Counterfeit Canadian $100.00 Bills
Beiseker and Airdrie RCMP - Who is this thief?
Airdrie RCMP Deals with False 911 Call
RCMP dogs join in battle against fentanyl
Arrests made, connected to recent thefts in Bowden
Man wanted in numerous jurisdictions has been arrested

Posted January 2017
Theft of Musical equipment
Stolen Side by Side from Sundre
Cochrane - Assist to Identify
Break and Enter at the Cobb's Bakery in Cochrane
Theft of welding truck from Beaumont
Okotoks RCMP Assault with a Weapon (Bear Spray Deployed)
Airdrie RCMP Investigate American Counterfeit Currency

Posted December 2016
Okotoks RCMP recover stolen property
Red Deer RCMP arrest 36 in warrant round-up
Theft from a Vehicle in an Underground Parkade
Brooks RCMP - Theft of Fuel X 3
Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Stolen Memorial Plaques
Leduc County Home Invasion
Airdrie RCMP Theft of Truck and Trailer
Innisfail RCMP investigate armed robbery
Airdrie RCMP needs Public's Assistance in Identifying Shoplifter
Area thief arrested
Attempted Theft of Merchandise, Cochrane Walmart
Strathmore RCMP charge three in identity theft case
Assault and Theft from CrossIron Mills
Break and Enter and Theft of Skidoos, Lloydminster District
Theft from Showhome, Airdrie
Theft of Cellular Phones, Airdrie
Innisfail RCMP investigate armed robbery

Posted November 2016
Rental Scam/Fraud, St. Albert RCMP
Online Scam Claiming Driving Offence Committed, Fort Saskatchewan
Red Deer RCMP warn public of traffic ticket scam
Innisfail RCMP investigate tractor theft and attempted break in
Credit Card Fraud, Ontario to Airdrie
Rimbey RCMP solve multi theft files
Innisfail RCMP investigate vehicle theft
Innisfail RCMP investigate break and enter interrupted by home owner
Airdrie Rural RCMP seek assistance to identify theft suspects
Rocky Mountain House RCMP Lay Charges for Production of Counterfeit Money
Beiseker RCMP seek public assistance to identify suspect
Puppy Stolen outside of Cochrane
    UPDATE: Suspect Composite Sketches
Ponoka RCMP charge three males following attempted robbery
Bonnyville RCMP continue to seek wanted armed suspect (incl background)
Red Deer RCMP look for assistance to identify skateboard suspects
Theft Suspects from CrossIron Mills Mall
Request to Identify Theft Suspects (2 episodes)
Red Deer RCMP look for public assistance to identify carjacking suspect
    UPDATE: Arrest made
Innisfail RCMP Investigate Vehicle Theft
Grande Prairie RCMP Request Assistance to Identify Female
Update from Raven Crime Watch, Innisfail RCMP

Posted October 2016
Fraud at CrossIron Mills
Theft Suspect, London Drugs, Airdrie
Okotoks RCMP Seek Public Assistance
Beiseker RCMP investigate suspiscious male possibly linked to stolen property
Clown Chasing Incident a Hoax
Red Deer RCMP arrest man after foot chase with police dog
Red Deer RCMP receive reports of extortion by libel
Cochrane RCMP Warn of Online Fraud
Cochrane RCMP Investigate Break and Enters to Businesses
Red Deer RCMP search for Kevin Gallagher on warrants
Red Deer RCMP look for suspect after personal robbery
Athabasca RCMP - Fraud/Scamming Activity
Robbery with violence in Beaumont area (Social Media Sales)
Suspicious Occurrences Involving Clown Costumes
Didsbury and Olds RCMP assist Calgary Police Service in apprehending man
Sundre/RMH RCMP seize fireams and recover $500,000 in stolen property

Posted September 2016
RCMP Airdrie- Fentanyl Awareness
St. Albert RCMP - Fentanyl Awareness
RCMP Charge Man Involved in Vehicle Thefts and Collisions
    Investigating man involved in vehicle thefts & collisions
Recent Phone Scam in Operation
Youth Charged Following Use of Counterfeit Money
Nanton RCMP - Theft of Cattle Corrals
Hanna RCMP - Residence entered and damaged
Hanna RCMP - Calf shot
St. Albert RCMP investigating ATM theft at Esso gas station
Okotoks RCMP Request Assistance to Identify Break and Enter Suspect
RCMP Elk Point: Investigate Thefts from Semi Trucks

Posted August 2016
Cochrane RCMP Investigate Multiple Thefts
Cochrane RCMP Charge Two Following Fraud Investigations
Cochrane RCMP Continue to Investigate a Break and Enter
Falun-Hillside-Rosebriar Theft of Quads
Two Charged in Dial a Dope Case
Thorsby/Breton RCMP Arrest Individuals involved in Numerous Crimes
Scam Empties Bank Account
Stolen Powerboat and Trailer
Handgun Stolen From Motor Vehicle
Multiple Vehicle Thefts
Fraudulent Calls - Wood Buffalo & elsewhere

Posted July 2016
Attempted Theft of ATM - Spruceview CO-OP Gas Bar
Red Deer RCMP Warn of Utility Scammers
Stolen Corvette
Rural B&Es Innisfail Area
Robbery with a Firearm in Cochrane
Use Caution Dealing with Door-to-Door Vendors
Counterfeit Currency Being Circulated
Criminals Celebrate the Holiday in St Albert

Posted June 2016
Motorhome fire on Highway 1 near Highway 40
Theft of Vehicles
Airdrie RCMP seek additional suspect in home invasion
Red Deer RCMP investigate theft of firearms

Posted May 2016
Airdrie Shoplifting at the Liquor Store
Break and Enter and Flight from Police near Sibbald Creek
Break and Enter of RVs in Springbank
Armed Robbery with firearm near Crossfield
Ponoka RCMP seek assistance in identifying armed robbers
Red Deer RCMP look for suspect in armed robbery at Convenience Stores
Red Deer RCMP warn public about Mexican time share scam
Cochrane RCMP Investigate Suspicious Death
Cochrane RCMP-Break and Enter to Business

Posted April 2016
RCMP St Albert - Warrants for St. Albert Man
Mayerthorpe RCMP Investigation Into Additional Fires
Ponoka RCMP investigate a Home Invasion
Lloydminster RCMP Charge Two Men in Human Trafficking Investigation
Beiseker RCMP are seeking public assistance in theft of ATM
Grande Prairie Rural RCMP Investigate Robbery
RCMP High River, Attempted Hit and Run To RCMP Members
Cochrane RCMP Integrated Traffic Unit appealing to witnesses to come forward
Break in as she slept leave 102 year old without heirloom jewellery
Innisfail RCMP seek public assistance to identify armed robber
Counterfeit Currency in Cochrane
Rimbey RCMP, Gas and Dash leads to injured employee

Posted Prior to April 2016
Sundre RCMP Charge Suspect in Online Extortion Investigation
Sundre RCMP Investigate Theft of Firearms
Task Force seizes snowmobiles & more
Airdrie Rural Locate Another Stolen Dog
Traffick Sheriffs Crytal Meth drug busts
January 27 - 29, 2016
Hit and runs up in MVC
Central Alberta drug gang busted
November 27, 2015
April 17, 2015
April 6, 2015
April 3, 2015

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