Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate break and enter/theft at two businesses

Posted on Dec 5, 2018

December 5, 2018

Anzac, Alberta: On December 3rd, 2018, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to multiple break and enters/thefts in the area of Gregoire Lake Reserve and Anzac. General duty officers attended assisted by Police Dog Services and the Forensic Identification Section.

It is believed the break and enters/thefts occurred between December 2nd, 2018, at 10:30 p.m. and December 3rd, 2018, at 3:00 a.m.

“Tackling rural crime is our top priority.” says Inspector Eric Stebenne, Operations Officer at Wood Buffalo Detachment. “We are actively pursuing this investigation and working with our rural partners and utilizing police resources to solve these crimes.”

Unknown suspect(s) broke into a local business in Gregoire Lake Reserve and stole numerous items including a white coloured flat deck Dodge Ram. Shortly after, RCMP received an alarm coming from the local gas station in Anzac. The stolen Dodge Ram was observed on video surveillance backing into the store breaking the front glass entry door and surrounding glass windows.

The male driver of the vehicle, was last seen wearing:
• Dark work outfit with yellow highlighting
• Black and yellow gloves

RCMP is investigating the matter and are asking anyone who may have knowledge of this incident, or who may have seen anything unusual, to please contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040, or your local police. If anyone has any surveillance footage of any suspicious activity recorded, they are being asked to share the video footage with police.

Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”

Media Contact:
Constable Mélanie Cappiello-Stébenne
Wood Buffalo RCMP-GRC
(780) 742-8821