Breton RCMP Detachment Winfield, Buck Lake, Alder Flats report

The Breton RCMP has recently been increased to a five-member Detachment. The Detachment would like to welcome Constable Bryan Brooks. Bryan and his wife have moved into Breton from London, Ontario.

The Breton RCMP has recently been increased to a five-member Detachment. The Detachment would like to welcome Constable Bryan Brooks. Bryan and his wife have moved into Breton from London, Ontario.

The past week was a busy one for the Detachment with members responding to a total of 43 calls. Traffic incidents included; a vehicle stolen from Buck Lake; two erratic driving complaints; five minor vehicle collisions; four deer struck and killed; a number of speeding tickets as well as two complaints of cattle on roads.

One person has been charged with assault after an altercation at a local bar; there were two assaults in Buck Lake which are still under investigation; two incidents of disturbing the peace; reports of harassment; uttering threats and a mischief case resulting in a small spill at a local oilfield site.

As well, a number of businesses in Winfield were victims of break and enter overnight on September 4th. This case is still under investigation and the RCMP would like anyone with any information pertaining to this incident or any others, to please call the Detachment.

We continue to receive a lot of requests for Criminal Record Checks. We would like to remind everyone that in order to apply for a Criminal Record Check you must attend the Detachment in person to fill out the form with two pieces of ID indicating your full name and birth date, one of which must include a picture. As well, please supply either a letter or at least the name of the organization requesting the check including a contact person. The check will take no less than five business days to complete and you must pick the letter up personally unless prior arrangements have been made. Please be sure to pick up your Criminal Record Check, as they will be destroyed after 90 days.