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The “Big Maple Leaf” coin, worth several million dollars, was stolen from the Bode Museum in March 2017. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Possible break in theft of Canadian gold coin in Germany

Coin valued at $4.45 million

  • Dec 16, 2020
The “Big Maple Leaf” coin, worth several million dollars, was stolen from the Bode Museum in March 2017. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
The number of bike thefts in the city was down 36 per cent this year, compared with the same eight-month period in 2019.

Red Deer bike registry program helping reduce thefts

Bike thefts down 36 per cent from January to August compared with 2019

  • Nov 19, 2020
The number of bike thefts in the city was down 36 per cent this year, compared with the same eight-month period in 2019.
Car thief opening stolen car doors. (Black Press File Image)

Idling vehicles attracting thieves, RCMP warns

About one-third of stolen vehicles left idling unattended

  • Oct 22, 2020
Car thief opening stolen car doors. (Black Press File Image)
Truck and trailer used by the suspect to steal approximately $230,000 worth of beef from JBS meat packing plant. Photo supplied by Brooks RCMP.
Truck and trailer used by the suspect to steal approximately $230,000 worth of beef from JBS meat packing plant. Photo supplied by Brooks RCMP.
Vehicle theft is on the rise in Abbotsford, warn police. (AbbyPD photo.)

August most popular month for vehicle thefts, RCMP warn

10,000 vehicles stolen in Alberta last year

  • Aug 5, 2020
Vehicle theft is on the rise in Abbotsford, warn police. (AbbyPD photo.)
Spike in bike thefts prompts Red Deer RCMP warning

Spike in bike thefts prompts Red Deer RCMP warning

Nearly a dozen bikes reported stolen in Red Deer in last week

  • May 27, 2020
Spike in bike thefts prompts Red Deer RCMP warning
Police are investigating the theft of “Spring Garden” by Vincent van Gogh, taken from a Dutch museum, in a March 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Dutch museum says Vincent van Gogh painting stolen in raid

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch museum says that a painting by…

  • Mar 30, 2020
Police are investigating the theft of “Spring Garden” by Vincent van Gogh, taken from a Dutch museum, in a March 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Judge rejects ‘kiss on both cheeks’ for woman with lengthy theft record

Judge rejects ‘kiss on both cheeks’ for woman with lengthy theft record

Woman sentenced to 30 days in prison for stealing TVs and game consoles in 2018

Judge rejects ‘kiss on both cheeks’ for woman with lengthy theft record
Judge scolds Halkirk man before sentencing him t0 9 months in prison

Judge scolds Halkirk man before sentencing him t0 9 months in prison

Undercover police and Innisfail RCMP arrested man for possessing $65,000 worth of stolen instruments

Judge scolds Halkirk man before sentencing him t0 9 months in prison
Nine-month jail setence after theft of $65,000 of musical instruments

Nine-month jail setence after theft of $65,000 of musical instruments

Undercover police and Innisfail RCMP arrested man for possessing $65,000 worth of stolen instruments

Nine-month jail setence after theft of $65,000 of musical instruments
24 Squadron Air Cadets on parade at Cormack Armouries                                File photo by Red Deer Advocate

Red Deer Air Cadets’ spirits high despite fundraising theft

24 Squadron Air Cadets estimates about $100,000 stolen by volunteer

24 Squadron Air Cadets on parade at Cormack Armouries                                File photo by Red Deer Advocate
Updated: Red Deer man who stole from air cadets sentenced to 10 months’ prison
Updated: Red Deer man who stole from air cadets sentenced to 10 months’ prison
RCMP catch crooks red-handed

RCMP catch crooks red-handed

A number of arrests made by police responding to break and enters in progress

RCMP catch crooks red-handed
Updated: Two suspects wanted in mall ATM theft

Updated: Two suspects wanted in mall ATM theft

Thieves used truck to break down doors of Bower Place mall early Tuesday

Updated: Two suspects wanted in mall ATM theft
The north doors of Bower Place mall were bashed in by a truck and an ATM stolen early on Tuesday.                                Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

ATM stolen from Bower Place mall

Thieves backed a pickup through mall doors several hours before it opened on Tuesday

The north doors of Bower Place mall were bashed in by a truck and an ATM stolen early on Tuesday.                                Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
Nordegg gas station broken into

Nordegg gas station broken into

RCMP says thousands of dollars worth of goods taken in Tuesday break-in

Nordegg gas station broken into
Trial set for man accused of stealing from air cadets

Trial set for man accused of stealing from air cadets

Former treasurer of air cadet sponsoring committee accused of stealing about $100,000

Trial set for man accused of stealing from air cadets