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Date: August 16, 2023Share

RCMP Investigating Mischief to 20+ Vehicles (with photos)

St. Albert RCMP have received multiple complaints of vehicles being vandalized during the night time hours.

On August 6, 2023 shortly after 2:00am, St. Albert RCMP responded to a parking lot located at 525 St. Albert Trail, to a complaint of 6 vehicles that had rocks thrown at their windows. These incidents are believed to have occurred between approximately 12:45am and 2:00am. Nothing was reported stolen from the vehicles.

On August 15, 2023 St. Albert RCMP received numerous complaints of residents waking up to damaged vehicle windows occurring in the early morning hours. Neighborhoods that were affected include those in the “A” “B” “F” and “P” neighborhoods, each having multiple vehicles vandalized. Currently, St. Albert RCMP have received reports of 16 vehicles with damaged windows overnight. Nothing was reported stolen from the vehicles. One owner was able to obtain video surveillance of a vehicle involved in the crime, shown in the photos and believed to be a Nissan Versa Note or similar vehicle.

St. Albert RCMP is requesting assistance from the public in checking surveillance cameras for suspicious vehicles or activity in these areas. St. Albert RCMP would like to encourage the public to become part of the new camera registry for Alberta, CAPTURE (Community Assisted Policing Through Use of Recorded Evidence). You can find out more information and register through the website www.ruralalbertacapture.ca.

If you have information about this crime OR ANY OTHER CRIMINAL OFFENCE and would like to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), online at p3tips.com, or with the P3 Tips app. Crime Stoppers does not collect information about your identity. A tip leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

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