RCMP cruiser. (File photo)

RCMP cruiser. (File photo)

Weekly update from Rimbey RCMP

Stats for the week of Jan. 26- Feb. 2

The Rimbey RCMP detachment has experienced a slight uptick in calls to end January.

Members of the detachment responded to 46 calls between Jan. 26 and Feb 2.

On the highways and roads in and around the municipality, officers issued six tickets, responded to four vehicle collisions, three vehicle versus animal collisions, two suspicious vehicles and encountered one driver under the mandatory roadside alcohol screening program.

Dealing with criminal matters, officers responded to seven break and enter complaints, four complaints of theft, two complaints of fraud or extortion, one complaint of uttering threats, and one complaint under the trespass act.

For routine policing matters not otherwise falling under highways or criminal code, officers provided general assistance to the public three times, responded to one animal call and dealt with two lost-and-found items.

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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