RCMP busy maintaining law and order in Rimbey and district

Rimbey RCMP continue to deal with impaired drivers, illegal drugs and break-ins.

  • Mar. 1, 2016 9:00 a.m.

Rimbey RCMP continue to deal with impaired drivers, illegal drugs and break-ins.

Const. Carman Dutz reported that a 55-year-old Bluffton woman is to appear in Rimbey Provincial Court on March 4 to face a drunk driving charge.

Susan Peters was traveling south on Hwy. 20 near Bentley at around 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 when the vehicle she was driving drifted into the northbound lane, sideswiping another vehicle.

Peters suffered minor injuries and was taken to Rimbey Hospital, but was later released.

The other driver was not injured.

Cost. Dutz said on Feb. 22, Rimbey RCMP stopped a vehicle in front of The Bargain Store after receiving a call about a suspected impaired driver.

Four people were arrested and later two females were charged in the incident.

Amber Achtemichuk, 39, from the Rimbey area was charged with possession of drugs and possession of stolen property.

Shayanne Ost, 23, from Balzac was charged with outstanding warrants, possession of stolen property including stolen mail,possession of break-in tools, possession of drugs and failing to comply with conditions.

Oost is now in jail and will appear in Rimbey Provincial Court on March 4.

Achtemichuk was released with the condition she will appear in Rimbey Provincial Court April 1.

Rimbey RCMP are on the look out for culprits who attempted to steal a truck at Frontline Compression Service on 44th Street on the night of Feb. 22. The culprits were unsuccessful and drove through a fence to get away.

That same night unknown individuals broke into Nikirk’s yard in an attempt to steal a vehicle, but were also unsuccessful.

Rimbey RCMP is encouraging anyone with any information on these or other crimes or impaired drivers to contact them or callCrime Stoppers Tips Line at 1-800-222-8477.


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