Camrose, Alberta – December 15, 2017 – Two break & enters occurred overnight. The new Catholic Church construction site was broken into and approximately $20,000 worth of tools were stolen. The second theft was in the industrial area where the suspects stole $7,000 worth of tools from a business.
Police were contacted just before 11:00 AM when a patron at Augustana Fitness in the Recreation Center had his wallet and truck keys stolen from his locker. One of the suspects purchased a day pass to enter the fitness center and then used bolt cutters to cut the lock from the locker. After stealing a wallet and keys they then attended the victim’s residence with the intent to commit a break & enter and theft from the home. Before entering they knocked on the door and were greeted by the victim’s spouse. The male then pretended to be at the wrong address and left. A few minutes later one of the suspects used the stolen credit card to make a purchase at a convenience store using the card’s tap feature. Police are working on multiple leads and attempting to identify the suspects.
A local bar contacted Police when a female was refusing to pay for her $18 tab. Police attended and identified the female who had just left another local bar where she failed to pay her $90 tab. Police checks on the female indicated that she had an outstanding warrant out of Fox Creek for the same offence. The 37 year old was arrested and charged with obtaining food by fraud.
A red 2003 F350 Ford truck was stolen while parked at the rear of a residence on 49 street in the 5200 block. The theft occurred between the hours of 10:30 PM and 2:00 AM. Police are investigating.
Camrose Police Service