For the week of May 24 through May 30, 2021, the Beaumont RCMP responded to 45 calls for service. Some of the calls for service included fail to stop or remain at accident scene, assault, false alarms, items lost/found, mental health act, municipal bylaws, suspicious persons/vehicles, traffic collisions, breach of peace and mischief.
The Beaumont RCMP conducted 30 traffic stops, resulting in three charges under the Traffic Safety Act.
Asphalt paving fraud scams continue across Alberta by various different individuals and businesses. The Consumer Investigations Unit is warning Albertans about unscrupulous asphalt paving companies currently travelling throughout Alberta that commonly target residential, commercial, farming residents in small towns and rural communities. The consumer bulletin can be viewed at: https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/sa-consumer-protection-alert-asphalt-paving-fraud.pdf.
If you suspect a paving contractor is contravening Alberta’s consumer protection laws, or is avoiding work commitments, report it at 1-877-427-4088 (toll-free). (This information is provided by Service Alberta's Consumer Investigation Unit.)
Beaumont RCMP is warning the public and business owners of organized crime groups working in the area that are involved in fake gold scams, distraction thefts, organized shoplifting, and banking card theft/fraud. Please report all fraud and cybercrime to the Canadian Anti-Fraud centre at 1-888-495-8501 or on-line: https://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/scams-fraudes/victim-victime-eng.htm.
RCMP Crime Reduction calendar for June focuses on theft of off-highway vehicles. Please secure your quads, dirt bikes and trailers. During your 9 p.m. routine, include checking that all of your off-highway vehicles are also secure. Fridge magnets are available at Beaumont RCMP detachment listing steps for the 9 p.m. routine. #9PMRoutine
Beaumont RCMP will be holding a virtual town hall on June 17, 2021 at 7 p.m. Watch for more information to come in the next few weeks. The public will be provided a link to participate in the town hall.
Beaumont residents are encouraged to view the RCMP Crime Mapping tool and can access the map through the City of Beaumont’s website at https://www.beaumont.ab.ca/532/Beaumont-RCMP-Crime-Map.
The Beaumont RCMP encourages the public to report all criminal and suspicious activity. In case of an emergency, call 911, for non-urgent reports call the Beaumont RCMP Detachment complaint line 780-929-7400. Your report helps us know where to look, who to look for and where to patrol in the future.