Drayton Valley RCMP Weekly Report: Nov. 14 - 21

By rdnewsNOW staff
November 22, 2018 - 8:36am

November 14

1:01 pm – Drayton Valley – 50 Street – report of the theft of two flat deck semi trailers under bailiff seizure. Under investigation.

4:07 pm – Drayton Valley – 50 Avenue. Business reporting theft of 2 beer taps, purchased online and confirmed delivered. Under investigation. Items were likely stolen after being delivered to the business while it was closed.

7:32 pm – Drayton Valley – 50 Avenue – Member attended traffic stop to assist Peace Officer. Driver admitted to smoking marijuana and after failing a field sobriety test was issued a 24 hour suspension.

November 15

9:33 am – Brazeau County – 50 Avenue – Complainant reported that a commercial yard had been entered. Several vehicles were broken into and an attempt was made to drive one through a fence. Under investigation.

4:51 pm – Drayton Valley – 51 Avenue - Request to assist Peace Officer with a suspended driver. Members attended and arrested a 26-year-old man from Buck Creek for Driving while Disqualified. His vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

5:03 pm – Drayton Valley – Charges are pending against a 24 year old man after he took off from police during an attempted traffic stop.

9:51 pm – Drayton Valley – Hwy 620 by Hwy 22 – second of two reports of an intoxicated male causing problems. Complainant reported an intoxicated male spitting on people, running into traffic and jumping on vehicles. Complainant stopped to assist the male who jumped on his truck and spit in his face. Police attended and arrested the 36 year old male for assault.

November 16

7:30 am – Brazeau County – 52 Avenue – Reported theft of batteries, cables etc from heavy equipment overnight.

9:04 am – Drayton Valley – A 2017 Tahoe was reported stolen overnight. Culprits gained entry to secure parkade, vehicle locked but key fob inside. Under investigation.

11:01 am – Drayton Valley – 58 Avenue – Sometime overnight, entry was gained to a fenced yard. Tools were stolen from a work truck

12:24 pm – Hwy 22 Bridge/N Sask River – Police attended with Fire and EMS to a two vehicle collision on the bridge deck. A Nissan Altima and a Ford pickup collided in icy conditions. All 3 occupants were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Jaws of life used for extraction. Bridge was closed for about an hour.

5:35 pm – Brazeau County – RR73 (ring road) – Complainant reported finding a male sleeping in a truck by his driveway. Officers attended and arrested a 30 year old man in the truck which was stolen in Leduc on November 15. Christopher Millett was charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000 and Failing to Comply with Conditions. Millett remains in custody.

11:51 pm – Drayton Valley – 58 Avenue – A work truck was left unlocked and running outside a shop. Truck was entered and wallet stolen with identification and bank cards

November 17

2:00 am – Brazeau County – Cynthia area – Complainant reported a male sleeping in a truck with a firearm. Members attended to find a 30 year old man with a rifle and a shotgun. The firearms were seized and the suspect was issued a Promise to Appear in Court.

5:34 pm – Brazeau County – Hwy 621 – Complainant called 911 reporting that while passing a larger truck they were forced off the road causing truck to roll. Other vehicle and driver identified, investigation ongoing.

5:38 pm – Drayton Valley – Power Center Blvd – Members attended to shoplifter complaint. A 19 year old man was arrested and released to appear in court at a later date.

November 18

1:40 am – Drayton Valley – McDonalds drive thru – Report of a customer passed out in a Jeep in the drive thru. Officers attended and arrested a 19 year old man and towed the Jeep. The driver was issued a 24 hour suspension and several tickets, criminal charges were not pursued due to unavoidable circumstances.

2:10 am – Brazeau County – Poplar Ridge area – Break and Enter to business, theft of truck. Members dispatched to a report of a stolen truck being followed by witnesses. The truck was located but failed to stop for police, suspect lost control crashing the truck. The suspect fled on foot and his tracks were followed in snow but eventually lost. The suspect broke into the business, loaded the truck with stolen property and left the scene, but witnesses observed the truck, knowing in the circumstances that it was stolen.

11:17 am – Parkland County – RR 71 – report of a burnt truck received. Member attended and had the truck towed for investigation. Later determined the truck had been stolen and previously recovered, and was on the owner’s property waiting to be taken looked at by an insurance company.

12:03 pm – Brazeau County – Lodgepole area – Complainant discovered a break and enter to fire base in area. Member attended, found entry gained by crashing gate, 4 buildings broken in to. Under investigation.

6:17 pm – Drayton Valley – Member located a wanted man who tried to avoid arrest, without success. Ryley Trafiak has been charged with Resisting Arrest and two counts of Breach Probation.

November 19

1:38 am – Brazeau County – Twp Rd 492 – Complainant reported a white GMC in the road. When complainant came up to truck it backed into his vehicle and then headed toward Drayton Valley. Members located the truck which was confirmed as stolen. The truck fled on police and was later located in Drayton Valley having crashed into a parked car. Under investigation.

9:00 am – Drayton Valley – 53 Avenue – Report of a break and enter overnight to animal shelter; stereo, iphone, syringes and cat medicine stolen. Under investigation with possible suspects.

9:46 am – Brazeau County – Violet Grove – A tool box and tidy tank from the back of a truck were dumped on a lease site. Member attended and retrieved the items, unable to determine ownership at this time.

10:40 am – Brazeau County – Cynthia – Report of a truck parked in Cynthia with ignition punched and front end damage. Member attended, truck had been stolen in Stony Plain. An ATV and rifle that had been in the truck were not recovered. Under investigation.

3:50 pm – Drayton Valley – Industrial Road – On duty member contacted by an off duty member who observed a youth walking on Industrial Road, youth known to have arrest warrant. Member attended and arrested the male. Due to items found on the youth, two more charges were added.

4:03 pm – Brazeau County – 63 Street aka Twp Rd 491 – Complainant reported a number of items stolen from his truck while parked at a motel. Under investigation.

November 20

4:19 am – Drayton Valley – 50 Street/Hwy 22 – Complaint from a semi driver passing by the area about two suspects in an early 2000’s GM truck loading an ATM machine from the restaurant at the location. Break and enter confirmed, ATM stolen, still under investigation.

5:52 am – Drayton Valley – 50 Street – A work truck was reported stolen from hotel parking lot. Complainant started the white 2014 F250 (markings DFI, P98 on truck) an then went back inside the hotel. When the driver went to leave for work the truck was gone. Under investigation.

8:08 am – Brazeau County – Violet Grove area – An ATM was reported on the side of a rural road. Officer attended and retrieved the ATM which had been stolen earlier in the morning.

2:43 pm – Drayton Valley – 58 Avenue – Complainant reported the theft of a black 2014 F250 and three 2-way radios from other vehicles. Under investigation.

November 21

9:34 am – Brazeau County – Lodgepole – Report of an assault in a residence the day prior. Members attended, complainant and suspect not cooperative, complainant only wanting some property returned, which was accomplished.

9:56 am – Drayton Valley – Hwy 22 – Complaint of black Silverado speeding and driving unsafely, all parties spoken to with conflicting information received.

10:34 am – Drayton Valley – 52 Street – Complainant reported finding stolen items behind church. Member attended and located the items. Owner located and advised.












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