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Series of crimes investigated by Maidstone RCMP

Public assistance requested
Maidstone rcmp

The Maidstone RCMP are requesting information from the public in an effort to solve recent crimes.

Between Dec. 16 and Dec. 22 a large amount of steel rig tubing was stolen from an oil lease site near Maidstone. The pipe is 60.3 mm tubing cut into 30-foot lengths with internal coating and would have required heavy equipment to remove. Similar incidents have been reported in the Wainwright and Kitscoty areas in Alberta.

Between the evening of Jan. 1 and the early morning of Jan. 2, a garage in Marshall, was broken into and a red 1999 Honda Fourtrax was stolen. The ATV has custom racks and seat. The culprits are believed to have rolled the vehicle out of the garage, down an alley and then loaded it onto a truck or trailer.

Jan. 3, the Legacy Fire Department reported a vehicle was on fire on a well site near Lone Rock. Police located a white Ford F350. The vehicle and plate, Saskatchewan 122 JTL, were both stolen. The vehicle had been reported stolen from Biggar.

Between Jan. 6 and 9,  approximately 10 yield signs and eight range road signs on Township 482 in the RM of Eldon were deliberately damaged and run down by an unknown vehicle. The vehicle is believed to be black.

Jan. 14, it was reported to the Maidstone RCMP that a vehicle in Lashburn had been damaged in an attempt to steal it. The vehicle's ignition had been tampered with sometime overnight. The vehicle was located on the east side of the town.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime is urged to contact the Maidstone RCMP Detachment at 306-893-4800, or Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or Text: TIP206 and your message to CRIMES (274637), or online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.