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Rimbey RCMP weekly update

Largest individual section of responses was in non-criminal matters

Rimbey’s RCMP officers remain steady, if not overly busy.

Responding to 42 calls for service between Sept. 29 and Oct.6, officers found the largest category of calls this week to be in dealing with non-criminal police matters. Officers responded to five mental health related calls, conducted one well-being check and provided general assistance to the public twice.

That is not to say the officers did not keep busy with traffic and criminal matters.

On the highways and roads surrounding Rimbey, officers responded to two traffic collisions, issued one traffic violation ticket and responded to four reports of suspicious persons or vehicles. The weekly update notes that there was no vehicle versus animal responses during the time period.

Regarding criminal matters, officers responded to two assaults, one report of uttering threats, two cases of mischief, two counts of break-and-enter, four reports of theft, one report of fraud or extortion, two reports of breaching the peace and one report of a sexually-related offence.

To report a crime in the Rimbey area, minor issues can be reported through the RCMP app, available on all Apple and Android devices, or by calling the 24-hour non-emergency line at 403-843-2223.

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.p3tips.com or via the P3 Tips app, also available on apple and Android devices.

In the case of emergency, call 911.

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