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Crimes down in local area

Posted on April 16, 2019 by 40 Mile Commentator

Cypress County enhanced officer Cst. Rebecca Wilkie gave her report to Cypress County Council on April 9.
A total of 11 proinvial criminal code related tickets and one county related violation ticket was given out in January, adding up to $2, 010, while over $2,600 in warnings was written out.
In February, 12 provincial violations were handed out to the county’s three and $2,546 in warnings.
Last month saw the number of provincial offences reduced to 10 and another three in the county and $2,272.
Redcliff RCMP Staff Sgt. Sean Maxwell presented police statistics for the last two Januarys to council.
The report was encouraging because crimes have decreased in all areas.Maxwell says that property crimes in January were down from 16 a year ago to eight this year.
“We attributing that to a lot of our members being out and appreciative of the community and the public calls things in,” said Maxwell.
“I think people are generally aware of what’s going on.”
-Total persons crimes went from seven in 2018 to one in 2019
-Other criminal code offenses has total calls of three this year, which is the same amount from last year.
-There have been no drug calls.
-One federal call in 2018
-Provincial stats: 2018:23, 2019: 20
-No municipal incidents in either traffic or bylaw related were reported.
Redcliff saw a significant decrease in property crimes from 61 in February 2018 to just 15 in February 2019.
-Total persons went from 9 to one
-Other criminal codes increased from four to five
-Drugs calls: Two in 2018 and none this year
-Federal- 2018: 3, 2019: 32

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