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  • Prairie Waters kindergarten students meet police horses

    On November 26, 2012 the morning and afternoon kindergarten classes at Prairie Waters Elementary School received a visit by some very special guests. Calgary City Police Sergeant Brent JACKLIN identified a special student in one of the kindergarten classes and in conjunction with the Chestermere RCMP, arranged for a visit by Constable Scott Campbell and Constable Garth BLAIS of the Calgary Police Service Mounted Unit. Constable CAMPBELL and Constable BLAIS rode their horses into the school parking lot for the students to meet them.

    With each class, Sergeant JACKLIN, with the assistance of Constable Hilary JENNINGS (also with the Calgary Police Service), spoke to the kindergarten classes about safety and the different roles of the police. The importance of letting the students know the police are safe persons they can turn to if they are lost or need help was reinforced. Once outside Constable Alix BLAKIE (Chestermere RCMP) and Constable JENNINGS helped the young students safely meet the two police horses. The students were also shown police vehicles and given a special badge and a coloring book.

    This event was a nice way for the students to meet different police officers and a great way for little persons to get close to some really big horses. It was also another seamless interaction by the Chestermere RCMP with their Calgary Police Service partners. The continued community support from the staff of the Prairie Waters Elementary School is always very much appreciated and certainly recognized during this visit.

    2012 November 28

    Lakeview Inlet Hit and Run Property Damage Collision

    On November 25, 2012 during the morning hours between 8:45 a.m. and 12:00 a.m. damage was done to a fence at a residence located in the Lakeview Inlet area of Chestermere, Alberta. Witnesses reported to the Chestermere RCMP a vehicle described only as being small and green was driven into this fence causing the damages. No make, model, or licence plate were obtained. The driver was described as being male with curly hair. The vehicle will have front end damage including a broken headlight cover which was left behind at the scene. It is felt damages to this small green vehicle will be on the front drivers side.

    Chestermere Learning Centre Break and Enter

    On November 17, 2012 at around 2:25 a.m. the Chestermere RCMP were notified of a break and enter at the Chestermere Learning Centre located #100 Main Street, Chestermere, Alberta. A property representative for the learning centre, who was already on scene, witnessed a male suspect fleeing the building on foot heading northwest and lost from sight behind the local Safeway. This male was described as average height, wearing blue jeans and a dark colored top. There were no signs of forced entry or damages. Nothing of value was taken from the Chestermere Learning Centre.

    If anyone has any information in this crime or any other please contact the Chestermere RCMP at (403) 204-8777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or through the internet at www.tipsubmit.com. Crime stoppers will pay cash rewards up to $2000.00 for information that leads to an arrest, the recovery of stolen property or seizure of illegal drugs. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and the identity of the caller will remain anonymous.