On Saturday, August 8, at 10:30 p.m., Valemount RCMP received a report of a break and enter to the Lakes District Maintenance yard on Blackman Road in Tete Jeune. The suspect(s) forced open the front gate and attempted to steal fuel. A utility trailer on the property was broken into and over $5,000 in assorted power and gas tools were taken. Tools included a jack hammer, and a quick-cut circular saw.
On Monday, August 10 at 11 a.m., the Valemount RCMP were called to the Car Wash Depot on Ash Street where it was discovered that an individual attempted to drill out the locked cash boxes on site.
“There have been a number of reported break and enters in the community that have occurred during and after business hours. Police are asking for the communities help in preventing any future incidents,” said Const. Robert Riemer, Valemount RCMP. “Report any suspicious activity to the police.”
If you have any information about this, please contact the Valemount RCMP at 250-566-4466 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477.