Red Deer RCMP are seeking information on a string of vandalism events that have occurred in various locations throughout Red Deer in the past three weeks.
Since Nov. 15, Red Deer RCMP have received more than 20 reports of property damage in which vehicles have been vandalized by what appears to be a small pellet or BB gun bullet. In some instances, the vehicle body has received small holes, while others have had windows damaged. While the incidents are not confirmed to be related at this time, the vandalism appears similar in nature.
In an effort to identify the suspect(s) involved, the Red Deer RCMP are asking for homeowners in the following neighbourhoods to please check any security footage they may have captured on the dates listed below. The incidents likely occurred during the early morning hours on the dates listed.
- Highland Green near Hermary St., 52 ave, and 62 St. Incidents occurred on Nov. 15, 2021.
- Eastview near Embury Cres., 44st, Excell St, and Edwards Cres. Incidents occurred on Mon, Nov. 15, 2021 and again on Nov. 28
- Morrisroe near 40 Ave and McKee Close. Incidents occurred on Nov. 15, 2021.
- Residents along Ross St. and 41 Ave. Incident occurred on Nov. 25, 2021.
- Mountview along 37 St and Springbett Dr. Incident occurred on Nov. 29, 2021.
- Bower near Barret Dr., Bettenson St., Brown Cl. And Bannerman Cl. Incidents occurred sometime between Nov.26 and Nov. 29, and again on Dec. 1.
- The Pines near 71 St, Parke Ave, and Phelan St. Incidents occurred Dec. 1.
- Laredo along Longmire Cl. Incident occurred Dec. 1.
- West Park near 59 Ave and West Park Cres. Incident occurred Dec. 1
Surveillance footage from one of the incidents captured a possible suspect vehicle described as an early 2000s silver or grey car. However, further surveillance footage or eyewitness information would be helpful in identification.
If you have information on these incidents or witnessed suspicious activity in your neighbourhood, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575 or your local police department. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), on line at www.p3tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play store.