Bear Walks, Man Tracked Down

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On May 24, 2015 at approximately 12:30 p.m., City Police attended in the area of the Hub Trail at Fort Creek in regard to a bear sighting. The bear had departed prior to police arrival. The Service would like to remind the public to be aware that bears may be around these areas and to exercise caution. The bears will typically avoid human contact and will make their way back into the bush if left undisturbed.

Tracked Down
On May 24, 2015, at approximately 11:26 a.m. City Police officers from the Crime Suppression Unit, Drug Unit, Patrol Services, Criminal Investigation Unit and Canine Unit commenced a track of a male in the area of Nixon Rd. in relation to suspected break and enters. After a 3 hour track, a male was apprehended and arrested at 2:40 p.m. He is currently charged with possession of stolen property and the investigation is ongoing at this time. He will be appearing in Bail Court on May 25, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.