SANDRA M STANWAY
Brooks RCMP say the washrooms by the Skateboard Park were vandalized over the winter.
During that time the facility was broken into after the door locks were damaged. The washroom’s interior was vandalized with graffiti and several items were left with extensive damage.
Two charged for theft of scrap metal
A couple of people who were caught on video stealing scrap metal were charged when they tried to sell the product the following day.
Brooks police report sometime during the late hours of April 4 a couple of individuals were caught on video surveillance stealing about worth $400 of scrap metal from a bin in the 1300 block 2nd Street West.
On April 5, 2019 police received a tip that the stolen metal was being sold for cash to a metal recycler.
Johan Froese, 41, and Brandon Bailey, 24, of Brooks were charged with theft. They will both make their first appearance in Brooks Provincial Court on May 29.
Catalytic converter theft
Ten catalytic converters worth $1,500 were stolen from Brooks Auto Parts sometime between the evening of April 2 and the morning of April 3.
If you have any information regarding this or any other crime, please contact the Brooks RCMP at 403-794-4400 or anonymously at 403-794-4484 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or text the keyword tttTIPS and your information to 274637.