June 2017 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP investigate theft of 5th wheel trailer – Update – Located

June 19, 2017 10:20 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Thanks to a tip from the public, the fifth wheel trailer that was stolen from a locked compound in Queens Business Park the evening of June 3 has been recovered.

A citizen spotted the suspect truck and stolen trailer parked at a campground in Pine Lake and Innisfail RCMP recovered it there. No suspects were at the scene when RCMP recovered the trailer.

RCMP thank the public for their assistance and continue to investigate. RCMP will issue an update as more information becomes available.

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Media contact:
S/Sgt. Chris Matechuk
Innisfail RCMP
403-227-3342

Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-304-7764

BACKGROUND:

June 13, 2017

Red Deer RCMP investigate theft of 5th wheel trailer

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are investigating the theft of a fifth wheel trailer from a locked compound in Queens Business Park the evening of June 3.

Shortly after 7:30 pm on June 3, two men in a truck broke into the Allan Dale Industries compound located on Queens Drive, hooked a fifth wheel trailer up to the truck and drove out through the front gate.

The stolen trailer is a Heartland Road Warrior 427RW worth approximately $121,000. One unique identifying feature of the stolen trailer is that it had a washing machine and dryer system installed, with a chrome dryer vent.

The suspect truck is a black Ford F150 with a large dent in the box behind the passenger side of the crew cab. Because the truck is not adequate for pulling a trailer of this size any significant distance, RCMP believe the fifth wheel may have been pulled a short distance and then hooked up to a more appropriate vehicle.

Police are asking any witnesses who may have seen suspicious activity involving a Heartland Road Warrior fifth wheel trailer in that area or around that time to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.

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Photo of suspect truck

photo of suspect truck

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