Olds RCMP - December 31-January 7 Weekly Happenings

According to Corporal Courtney Harding, Olds RCMP responded to 106 calls for service between December 31st, 2018 and January 7th, 2019.

Olds, Alta - From December 31st to January 7th Olds RCMP investigated 106 calls for service, including:

  • 2 abandoned vehicles
  • 1 Assistance to General Public
  • 2 Break and Enters
  • 1 Disobey Order of Court
  • 1 Disturb the Peace
  • 1 Fail to Stop/Remain at the scene of a collision
  • 2 False Alarms
  • 2 Harassing Communications
  • 2 Identity Theft/Fraud
  • 1 Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle
  • 3 Mental Health Act
  • 2 Mischief/Obstruct Lawful enjoyment and use of property
  • 3 Bylaw
  • 20 Traffic related
  • 9 Thefts under $5000
  • 3 reports of suspicious person/property/vehicles
  • 4 Theft of Truck
  • 11 collisions
  • 2 Trespass Act
  • 3 Wellbeing Checks

Of note, this last week Olds RCMP have had a few reports of suspicious vehicles being parked near rural residences or oil lease sites appearing to "scout" out rural farm properties. A couple thefts from fuel tanks on farms have occurred with very little suspect information to proceed with an investigation on.

On December 17th, 2018 Olds RCMP received a report of a stolen 2015 Renn RFM350 Feed Wagon being stolen off of a farm west of Olds. The approximate value of the property stolen was $18,000.

RCMP would like to request the assistance of rural homeowners to be on the lookout for a piece of farm equipment matching this feed wagon that may be parked or abandoned near their property and report to RCMP if it seems out of the ordinary.

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On January 6th, 2019 at about 8:30 p.m Olds RCMP received a report from a concerned citizen who reported seeing a suspicious truck with holiday trailer parked at the Didsbury/Olds Regional Airport.

Olds RCMP officers attended and spoke to a male who was found inside the holiday trailer. He provided a name to the RCMP, and was found to be on outstanding warrants. As a result of this the male was arrested and further investigation completed revealing he provided RCMP with a false identity in an attempt to evade arrest for breaching several conditions of his release on other matters. RCMP also found the truck to have a stolen licence plate on it.

Derrik SAGMOEN (36 Years Old) of Calgary, Alberta is facing 14 charges:

  • Fraudulently personate another with Intent
  • Possession of Stolen Property under $5000
  • Failure to comply with Condition of Recognizance (x6)
  • Fail to Obey Probation Order (x2)
  • Park Trailer on Private Property without licence plate - Traffic Safety Act
  • Have in his possession an Operators Licence issued to another- Traffic Safety Act
  • Display a licence plate improperly authorized- Traffic Safety Act
  • Have an uninsured motor vehicle on a highway- Traffic Safety Act

SAGMOEN was brought before a Justice of the Peace for a Judicial Interim Release hearing and was remanded into custody to appear in Calgary Provincial Court on January 10th, 2019.

 

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