STATS: January 22 to February 4, 2022
Break and Enter - 0
Theft of Motor Vehicle – 2
Possession of Stolen Property obtained by Crime Over $5000.00 – 0
Possession of Stolen Property obtained by Crime Under $5000.00 – 0
Theft from Motor Vehicle – 4
Other Theft Under $5000 – 0
Other Theft Over $5000 – 0
Mischief – 3
Enrollments in the CAPTURE Program – 86
Police Files of Note:
2022-96214 Assault and Attempted Theft
On January 23, 2022 a female suspect had entered the Safeway Store in Chestermere and started selecting items and tried to leave the store without paying for the items. The Loss Prevention officer observed this happened and tried to stop the female suspect. The female suspect, described as heavier set, punched the Loss Prevention officer in the chest and fled the store without the merchandise they had attempted to steal. The female suspect was seen by witnesses getting into a Black Jeep Cherokee. The Loss Prevention officer did not sustain any injuries during the altercation. The Chestermere RCMP responded to the incident and during their patrols were unable to locate the suspect and the suspect Jeep Cherokee. Any member of the public who may have information on the identity of the female suspect as asked to call the RCMP at 403-204-8777 and reference this police file number or if they have information and wish to remain anonymous the can contact the Calgary Area Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online www.calgarycrimestoppers.org.
Police File 2022-107780 Mischief
On January 26, 2022 in the early morning hours between 1:00 am and 2:30 am, a male suspect was captured on surveillance video checking vehicle handles in the Parkmere area of Chestermere. A concerned citizen had saw the male later that date when they were reviewing their home surveillance system and reported it to the Chestermere RCMP. A photo of the suspect who was committing the offences of mischief and prowl by night has been attached in an effort to seek the public’s assistance in identifying the male. “We are very fortunate that the families and residents in this area of Chestermere are very diligent and vigilant in the securing of their vehicles and homes,” said Sgt. STUBBS. “Reducing thefts in an area helps keep insurance premiums down, which is a positive for all residents. This one reason we at the Chestermere RCMP are advocating for home owners to install surveillance systems for their homes and register with the CAPTURE program, As a general deterrence to would be offenders.” Register for the RCMP CAPTURE Program here: https://www.chestermerecapture.ca/.
Police File 2022-119473 Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle.
On January 29. 2022 at about 12:30 am, a 28 year old male from Calgary was operating a Toyota Corolla in the 900 block of West Chestermere Dr. when the vehicle lost control, stuck 2 other vehicles and eventually came to rest after crashing into the garage of a West Chestermere Dr. home. The male driver required the assistance of Chestermere Fire to be removed from the vehicle and was transferred to a Calgary hospital by Alberta Health Ambulance. The driver had their license suspended at the scene for impaired driving under the Provincial Immediate Road Sanctions legislation an the vehicle was seized. “Impaired driving can happen at any time, at any location. The Chestermere RCMP utilize an Enhanced Road Safety progA photo of the suspect who was committing the offences of mischief and prowl by night has been attached in an effort to seek the public’s assistance in identifying the maleram to increase the police presence in the community to further the effort to try and deter impaired drivers from using the streets and roads in our community. “ Sgt. STUBBS added, “ when members of the public are aware of an impaired drive or have concerns about the way someone is driving, they are encouraged to call the Chestermere RCMP Complaint line, 403-204-8900, which is a direct link to the dispatchers who will send a police car for any non-emergency situations. We would like to be everywhere all the time but that is not a reality. We need the support and assistance from our concerns residents to help with impaired driving investigations.”
Police Files 2022-137894 and 2022-110498 Theft From vehicles
Between January 286 and January 28, 20222 two separate residents in the new Chelsea area development reported that their unsecured vehicles where entered and their wallets were stolen. The Chestermere RCMP would like to reminder all residents to not leave items of value unsecured in their vehicles and when there is not option to not leave the item in plain view.
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The Chestermere RCMP are entering their planning for the upcoming fiscal year of 2022-2023. You can participate in this planning by doing the online survey, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6H6YCRL, or by attending the virtual town hall meeting scheduled for February 23, 2022 at 7:00 pm. You can resister for the town hall meeting at https://www.chestermere.ca/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1331 and information on the local RCMP and their programs can be found at https://www.chestermere.ca/202/RCMP.