Sherwood Park, Alberta – Strathcona County RCMP are currently investigating two separate residential break and enters that occurred in the rural area of Sherwood Park.
On Monday October 17, 2016 at approximately 10:55 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter at a residence near Range Road 214 and Township Road 534 in Sherwood Park, Alberta. The homeowner observed a black pick up truck on her property. She observed a person attempting to gain access to a locked barn and a sea can kept on the property. The truck was then used to ram a gate to get access to a trailer. The suspect was attempting to hook up to the trailer when a neighbour came by and the suspect then fled in the truck.
The suspect was seen to be wearing a black balaclava and the truck is described as a black F-350 Ford with a headache rack and light bar. A partial Alberta Plate beginning with “81” was obtained.
Later that day at approximately 2:49 p.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter at a residence near Range Road 230 and Township Road 521 in Sherwood Park, Alberta. This time entry was gained by forcing open the front door. Once inside the culprits took several watches and pieces of jewelry, camera and safe.
“It is not known if these two incidents are related or not.” says Cst Chantelle Kelly of the Strathcona County RCMP ” We are encouraging rural residents to report any suspicious vehicles or people approaching their property immediately to the RCMP.”
If you have any information about this, or any other crime, please call the Strathcona County RCMP at (780) 467-7741, or if you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest, the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.
Strathcona County RCMP