Male Punches Hole in Camrose Store Wall After They Refuse Item Return

Camrose, Alberta – August 15, 2017 – A business in the industrial area of Camrose reported an attempted theft of their 2016 maroon Ford F350 work truck. The door lock and ignition was damaged but the suspect was unable to start the vehicle. Police are investigating.

An irate customer at a clothing and footwear store punched a hole in the wall when the store would not accept a return of an item. The business provided a description of the male and the vehicle he was driving. Police attended the residence of a male who fit the description and confirmed that he was responsible. The 36 year old was arrested and charged with Mischief and Causing a Disturbance. He was released on a Promise to Appear with conditions not to return to the store.

A male called Police after he exited a west-end restaurant and found that his blue 2004 Ford F350 had been stolen. Police are following up on leads to identify the person responsible.

A west end business reported that a male had attempted to use a fraudulent credit card. Police are waiting on the manager to access video surveillance of the incident.

August 14, 2017 – Between July 29th and August 3rd a suspect stole a variety of items from several unlocked vehicles in Camrose. On August 11th a male from Sylvan Lake was arrested at a Leduc hotel after he used a stolen credit card. The male was also in possession of some stolen property from Camrose and several other small communities. The 44 year old is facing multiple counts of stolen property related offences.

A loss prevention officer from a west end business apprehended a shoplifter and contacted Police. The male who stole an ink printer cartridge also had an outstanding warrant for driving without insurance. The 30 year old was arrested and charged with theft and possession of stolen property. The male remains in custody as he was unable to make payment for his warrant.

Police received a complaint of a vehicle which had been rummaged through overnight on 46th street in the 4700 block. The vehicle was not locked allowing easy access to the suspect.

Camrose Police Service

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