In the last week, Rimbey RCMP responded to 69 calls for service. These files include, but are not limited to: five mischief complaints, four thefts of motor vehicles, three trespassing complaints, one break and enter investigation, and six other theft related occurrences.
On July 12th, 2020 at approximately 2:30 a.m. officer responded to a complaint where a suspected impaired driver was being pulled out of the ditch by another vehicle. The witness stated that the female had been out of her car and stumbling in the ditch and also provided a description of the truck pulling her out. Officers attended and located both vehicles travelling on highway 20 when they were stopped. The female driver was subsequently arrested, and at the detachment was found to be over twice the legal limit. She has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and operation of a motor vehicle over the legal limit and is to appear September 2, 2020 in Rimbey court. The GDL driver of the truck was also found to have been drinking, and through the Alberta zero alcohol/drug tolerance program has had his license automatically suspended for 30 days and vehicle seized for 7 days.
On the night of July 8th, 2020 two electric bicycles were taken from Raymond Shores. The bikes one white, and one black, were worth over $2000 each and had Voltbike.ca on them. The bikes were locked to the hitch of a trailer and the time they were stolen.
If you have information on this or any other crime, contact your local RCMP Detachment at 403-843-2224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers can also be contacted online at www.P3tips.com, or you can download the P3 Tips app for Android or Apple on your smart phone. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash award.