Sylvan Lake RCMP Investigating 5 Vehicle Thefts on April 17th

Sylvan Lake, Alberta – RCMP in Sylvan Lake are investigating after five vehicles were stolen on April 17.

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In the early morning hours of April 17, unknown suspects stole approximately 400 litres of diesel fuel from a car hauler semi-trailer unit which was parked in Kuusamo industrial park on Hwy 11. The suspects also gained entry to the semi and took the keys to four trucks that were loaded on the car hauler. The trucks were then stolen and driven away. Two of the trucks have since been recovered and two are still outstanding. They are described as:

  • 2016 White GMC 2500
  • 2016 White GMS 3500

On the same day, Sylvan Lake RCMP received two more reports of stolen vehicles.

“We want to encourage people to take precautions and lock their vehicles,” says Corporal James Malone from Sylvan Lake detachment. “A lot of these are crimes of opportunity and are preventable.”

Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact the Sylvan Lake RCMP at 403-887-3333. 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.

Sylvan Lake RCMP


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