Party Attended by up to 300 Results in Vandalism Near Joffre, Alberta

Blackfalds, Alberta – On August 19th, 2017 at approximately 11 PM Blackfalds RCMP were dispatched to a large party at the Satinwood School near Joffre.

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Reports indicated between 100 and 300 people were at the location drinking, playing loud music and causing a disturbance.

Upon Police attendance several hundred youth were observed at the location. The youth were found drinking alcohol, lighting fireworks, and fights were beginning. A large bonfire was also burning on the grounds.

Police presence caused partygoers to flee the area on foot and in vehicles. After the partygoers left, the damage left behind was apparent.

Police found the outdoor arena boards were kicked down and used in the bonfire, as well, two windows on the school were broken but no entry to the school was gained.

Blackfalds RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the persons responsible for the damage.

Two windows on the school were broken but no entry to the school was gained.
Two windows on the school were broken but no entry to the school was gained. (RCMP)
Police found the outdoor arena boards were kicked down and used in the bonfire. (RCMP)
Police found the outdoor arena boards were kicked down and used in the bonfire. (RCMP)
After the partygoers left, the damage left behind was apparent. (RCMP)
After the partygoers left, the damage left behind was apparent. (RCMP)

Investigators are asking anyone who may have information regarding this occurrence to contact Blackfalds RCMP at (403) 885-3300. 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 Stopper that leads to an arrest(s), you may eligible for a cash reward.

Blackfalds RCMP


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