Within the month of January, Taber RCMP responded to a total of 123 calls for service.
Files included frauds, traffic collisions, impaired driving offences and other requests from the community. Taber RCMP continue to respond to 9-1-1 misdials and hang-ups, for the month of January there were 25 files.
On Jan. 10, Taber RCMP responded to a fatal collision on Highway 36 just south of Highway 875.
A previous media release had been sent out for this incident. The six individuals who were transported to hospital with serious injuries are all recovering.
On Jan. 18, Taber RCMP received a complaint of a suspicious person and vehicle with concerns the driver was possibly impaired in the M.D. of Taber.
RCMP attended and spoke with a male subject and through the investigation it was determined the male was in a pickup truck that had been stolen earlier out of the Town of Taber.
Tristan Stolk, 18, out of Taber was charged with five counts of Fail to Comply with Conditions, Possession of Stolen Property, Possession of Break in Tools and Obstruction of a Police Officer.
A hearing was held for Stolk who was remanded into custody for court in Taber.
Taber RCMP are asking citizens of the M.D. of Taber to keep an eye out for suspicious vehicles or people in their area.
If you see someone who doesn’t belong in the area, please call our 24-hour complaint line at 403-223-4446. If there is a break and enter in progress occurring or someone’s life is being threatened call 9-1-1.
Taber RCMP through calls from the public about suspicious vehicles and people continue to make arrests and lay charges for property crimes committed in southern Alberta.