RCMP investigate hit and run in parking lot

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer

The Claresholm RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in solving a recent hit and run.

The police are investigating a hit and run that took place at the Christ the King Roman Catholic Church parking lot on Wednesday, Feb. 20, between approximately 1:45 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.

A Red Honda Odyssey was damaged when an unknown vehicle, possibly white in colour, scraped the front driver-side of the Honda leaving a dent and scratch marks.

Police said it appeared the culprit, feeling remorse, tried to wipe the scratches off with a pair of gloves, however the damage remained.

No note was left and no one came to the church or the RCMP to report that incident.

If you have information pertaining to this investigation, please contact the Claresholm RCMP at 403-625-4445.

RCMP look into break, enter

The Claresholm RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in solving a recent rural break and enter.

In the early morning of Feb. 11, unknown suspects entered a rural property northwest of Claresholm.

The suspects gained entry to a shop on the property and stole tools and equipment.

Some of the equipment has “SHL” marked on it.

RCMP Claresholm are asking the public for assistance in solving this matter. If anyone has seen any equipment or purchased equipment off of social media, please contact the Claresholm RCMP at 403-625-4445 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) for a reward.