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Crimewatch - 2010

2010 Reported Incidents

December 20, 2010: Station Road

A car was broken into and small items were stolen.

November 5, 2010: 136 Street and 57 Avenue

A car was broken into and vandalized and items were stolen. Police attended as there appeared to be blood on the car door handle.

September 5, 2010: 56th Avenue and approx. 130th Street

A car was stolen when the driver left the vehicle to retrieve an item that was blown off a trailer.

September 4, 2010: Corner of 56th Avenue and 129th Street

An older white male was driving a white older van (license 435KT) pulling utility trailer (license OGD 40V - missing a digit). The man was unloading garbage onto an empty lot. When approached and told that he was being reported to police, the man loaded the garbage back onto truck and left.

September 2, 2010: 140th street and 56th Avenue

A stolen car was dumped on the side of the road.

September 1, 2010: 56A Avenue and 137th street

The back door of a house was kicked in and the house was ransacked. Police were called.

July 8, 2010: 56A Avenue and 137th street

A quad ATV and 4 truck tires were stolen from a resident in the early hours of the morning. Police were not called as the resident felt it would be of no use.

July 3, 2010: Southridge Drive

A tree trimmer was working on a property when a car occupied by two young men stopped and started a conversation with him. He went back to work and the car/men remained. Later he discovered that they had stolen his wallet from his vehicle. This was not reported to police.

June 15, 2010

Targeted drive-by shooting at 4am in the Ridge cul-de-sac. No report of injuries. Police were called and did respond. We are waiting for more information.

June 10, 2010: Area of 55A Avenue

A suspicious individual was noticed carrying a set of golf clubs, wearing a back-pack containing something heavy. He was attempting to hide the golf clubs as he walked and took a bunch of short cuts through the ridge avoiding contact with residents and appeared to be heading towards Newton. He certainly did not appear to be a golfer! Police were called.

June 7, 2010: New Mcllelan and 140th Street

Thieves stole well-locked and hidden bikes from a residence. The entire family lost their bikes. The owner reports seeing many suspicious individuals wandering around at odd hours, on bikes, walking etc. They appear to be casing houses for later entry or crimes of convenience.

May 25, 2010: 55A Avenue

Residents at the end of 55A Avenue report gangs of youth using the street as a gathering place to party in their cars. Calls to the RCMP have resulted in such slow response that the offenders are usually long gone.

May 23, 2010: Southridge Drive around 127th Street

A resident observed a scruffy individual entering his carport at the back of his house. When approached the individual ran off at high speed. The resident chased this person, caught him and after a struggle held him for police who were called by a neighbour. Police arrested this individual and indicated that he had a history of petty crime including theft.

May 20, 2010: New McLellan and 138th Street

A resident returned home to find the garage door ajar and evidence that individuals had entered the home and walked through it. The residents believe whoever entered their property had cased it to learn when they were out. They had three cars in the driveway and a radio on but this did not discourage the burgler.

May 15, 2010: New McLellan and 137th Street

A home was entered and completely stripped of pipes, sinks, wires, anything of value.

May 1, 2010

It was reported that the blueberry farmer below the ridge had his gate lock smashed and all his farm equipment, including tractors, stolen.

April 15, 2010: 54th Avenue

A set of golf clubs were stolen out of an open garage door. Police were not called.

March 30, 2010: 55th Avenue and 125A Street

A car was set on fire in front of a house on this street. The car was destroyed and a gas can was found in a nearby yard. The fire department attended and put out the fire and the police attended after the fire was out. No indication of the history of the car or the circumstances around this fire.

March 29, 2010: 54th Avenue and 125thStreet

A break and enter was interrupted in progress when young male attempted to access a crawl space. Police were called and arrived in about 20 minutes. The intruder was not found.

March 29, 2010: Station Road

Unlocked shed was entered and tools were stolen. Police were not called as resident did not believe they would attend.

February 14, 2010: Southridge Drive area

Thieves stole three air compressors and a large green toolbox from a resident's home who was having a new roof installed. The tools were owned by the roofers. All the tools were locked and chained and the tool box was designed to make the lock very difficult to remove. The thieves obviously came prepared. Early in the week, residents had observed a black pick-up truck with two white males inside that were acting suspiciously and appeared to be casing the neighborhood.

January, 2010: 54th Avenue

A house on this street has been broken into three times with tools stolen.

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