The police detachment in Bonnyville is searching for tips from the public for a number of crimes in the local area. On June 23, a resident of Bonnyville reported his truck stolen. The vehicle, a 2006 dark blue Ford F350, was taken from the man’s residence located on 46 Street near 46 Avenue. The plates of the vehicle are FES524. A second resident also reported a vehicle theft, which occurred on June 22 at his residence on 39 Street near 44 Avenue. The truck was a white 2005 Ford Super Duty with a license plate of HUU329.
In addition to the vehicle thefts, the Bonnyville Fas Gas station reported a theft of an employee’s phone on June 23. According to the police, a tall Caucasian male with long blonde hair wearing a grey sleeveless shirt and jeans entered the store at 6:30 p.m. and took a white iPhone 4s, which belonged to the employee on shift. The theft remains under investigation, and police are looking for tips.
Bonnyville RCMP Detachment are requesting that anyone who has information regarding either theft or knows the whereabouts of the vehicles to contact the Bonnyville RCMP Detachment or Crime Stoppers.
Beyond thefts, the detachment also had to deal with a late-night call concerning drunken youth on June 24. The call came in around 2:30 a.m., and reported that three male youth were damaging signs at Dr.Brosseau School. Police attended and located the young men, who appeared to be intoxicated. They were arrested, and lodged into cells by the Bonnyville RCMP. Their parents were later notified of the arrest, and each male now faces a charge of mischief under $5000.00.
After the drunken youth, the Bonnyville RCMP Detachment received a call for service to a rural residence for an uttering threats complaint on June 27. Through investigation it was learned that the complainants ex-boyfriend had threatened to shoot her. The ex-boyfriend, a 50 year old resident of Bonnyville, was subsequently arrested and remains in police custody.