Police assist victim of domestic violence

RCMP respond to 38 calls

This week, Rimbey RCMP detachment responded to 38 calls for service.

These included one break and enter, three instances of trespassing, three reports of fraud, eight traffic collisions, and four theft related complaints, among other occurrences.

Of the eight traffic collisions, four involved wildlife.

Other calls include two accidental 911 calls, and two reported lost wallets.

Compared to this time period last year, Rimbey RCMP responded to 46 calls for service, which included 12 theft, four mischief, and two criminal harassment investigations. There was also an assault with a weapon investigation that remains before the courts.

This week, Rimbey RCMP assisted a domestic violence victim flee the area as the victim wanted to escape the violence and was concerned the offender would harm her further if she remained. This victim is safe and sound and the investigation is ongoing. Police are always ready to assist those affected by domestic violence, be it via protect orders, apprehension of the offender, or safety planning to ensure their wellbeing.

A number of traffic tickets have been issued this month during proactive patrols with a focus on road safety. In one instance, a stolen vehicle was identified and a traffic stop completed. Both occupants of the vehicle were arrested and each found to have outstanding warrants from other areas. The driver was held in police custody and brought before a justice of the peace for a bail hearing.

If you have any information regarding these or any other crimes, please call the local Rimbey RCMP Detachment at (403) 843-2224 or Crime Stoppers:

PHONE: 1-800-222-8477

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Crime Stoppers is a community program that does work! Do your part and call now.

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