RCMP Report: String of vehicle thefts in area under investigation

A vehicle which had been stolen from Alberta was left abandoned south of Golden.

Vehicle thefts being investigated

Police are investigating a series of reported stolen vehicles.  A vehicle which had been stolen from Alberta was left abandoned south of Golden.  Two other vehicles nearby were then stolen from area residents.

One has since been recovered. The remaining are suspected to be in Alberta.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Golden RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Prohibited driver has vehicle impounded

A local resident was leaving the downtown area of Golden late at night on Oct. 18 and was checked by police for driver sobriety.  The driver was found to have consumed alcohol prior to driving that evening and as a result had their vehicle impounded for seven days.

Further charges are pending as the driver was noted to be prohibited from driving by the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles.

Pooch gets away with warning

Police responded to a residential alarm on Oct. 19.  Investigation revealed the property owners had left their pet to roam inside the home which activated the sensor.  The dog was not arrested.

Theft from unlocked vehicles

Police have received a number of reports relating to thefts from unlocked vehicles.

There have been some reports of a suspicious person, a female, being seen in the area.  The public is reminded to lock unattended vehicles at all times and keep valuables out of sight.


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