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Drayton Valley RCMP Weekly News Report December 17 – December 23, 2020
Online Crime Reporting is available in Alberta. The purpose of this tool is to make reporting crimes more convenient for members of the public. You can use this tool to report a variety of incidents, such as vandalism, thefts under $5000, and lost property where there are no suspects identified. Never use this tool to report a crime in progress. Visit https://ocre-sielc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/alberta or Google “Online Crime Reporting Alberta”.
Permanent closure of Rotary Library
The Town of Drayton Valley Library Board has heard the urgent appeals from Town and County councils to reduce the library’s operating costs. The Board recognizes the economic realities faced by our local and provincial governments and acknowledges the impracticality of supporting two libraries in our service area.
Alberta RCMP seek assistance in locating wanted man
RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 19-year-old Stuart Kevin McMillan who is wanted Canada wide on a w arrant of committal on conviction. Stuart McMillan was convicted of several offences out of Drayton Valley that occurred in July 2020.
Alberta lifts some restrictions: hair salons, tattoo parlours can open, small outdoor social gatherings allowed
For the first time in a month, hair salons and tattoo parlours can open for business in Alberta on Monday, and visiting with a few friends outdoors will be allowed. Shandro said the government brought in restrictions last month to reduce the amount of potential COVID-19 exposures by limiting the number of Albertans’ interactions with others in person. “This is great news for small businesses, at a time when they desperately need it,” Janet Riopel, president and CEO of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce said in a news release. “This will also ensure entrepreneurs have the confidence to open new businesses despite the challenging climate.”