Thieves who broke into a Sylvan Lake rural residence and stole a lot of goods also stooped to stealing the ashes of a loved one and two kittens.
Sylvan Lake RCMP, who are investigating the break and enter, are requesting the public’s assistance in locating the stolen urn.
The residence south of Sylvan Lake was broken into some time between Dec. 17 and 27.
The urn is described as a handmade wooden box with a floral design. It is of significant sentimental importance to the family. Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating it.
Also stolen were 11 firearms, a significant quantity of men’s and women’s jewelry, two Samurai swords, a MacBook Air laptop and a Toshiba laptop. A 2009 blue Honda CRV vehicle was also stolen and later located in Penhold.
Police are asking those responsible to consider dropping the urn off at any police station or calling in an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip and providing the current location of it.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of any of these items or information on the identity of the person(s) responsible for this crime is asked to please contact Sylvan Lake RCMP at 403-858-7200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or www.tipsubmit.com.