Bluffton, Alberta – RCMP from Rimbey detachment are turning to the public to help them solve a strange case of vandalism to the community hall in the hamlet of Bluffton, located in Ponoka County.
The first incident was reported to police on December 19th, 2016, when an unknown suspect spray painted graffiti on an outside wall and freezer.
On February 15, a second case of graffiti was reported to police. This time, surveillance cameras captured images of a male spray painting on doors.
A third case was reported to RCMP on March 17th. In this instance, graffiti was once again painted onto the exterior of the Bluffton Community Hall. Surveillance cameras once again captured images of the suspect which investigators hope will help identify the person responsible. In the last two events, the suspect was accompanied by a black dog which is also shown in the attached photos.
Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to call the Rimbey RCMP at 403-843-2224. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions on how to do). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.