What's Up Now: RCMP Release

Date: April 5, 2023Share

RCMP see an increase in mail theft & theft from motor vehicles

St. Albert RCMP have seen a significant rise in mail thefts over the past month and are encouraging citizens to follow these crime prevention tips to help protect themselves from being victimized:

St. Albert RCMP have also seen an increase in thefts from vehicles. Citizens should never leave any valuables inside their vehicle and always lock the doors. St. Albert RCMP urges the community to “Lock it” and follow #9PMRoutine to help prevent such thefts from occurring.

#9PMRoutine is a crime prevention initiative in which residents are encouraged to go through this list every night at 9PM to ensure your property is safe and secure. Setting a recurring alarm on your cell phone can help you remember to:St. Albert RCMP are asking anyone with information regarding the recent mail thefts or thefts from vehicles to contact the St. Albert RCMP. Also, residents are asked to check home security video and door bells cameras to see if any suspicious people or vehicles have been in the neighbourhood recently at night.

If you observe suspicious activity or have information on any crime, you are asked to contact the St. Albert RCMP at 780-458-7700 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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