SANDRA M STANWAY
Charges laid in 2021 break and enter
On Sept. 20th, 2021 Brooks RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter at Martin Chrysler which had occurred during the early morning hours.
A forklift had been used to drive through the doors and a 2021 Dodge Ram 3500 was stolen. The vehicle was recovered in Calgary two weeks later.
Physical evidence left on scene was sent for forensic analysis and received no matches initially.
A positive match has now been received and 24-year-old Anthony Favell has been charged with one count of break and enter and one count of theft over $500.
Favell appeared in court on Feb. 7 and was remanded for another Brooks Court appearance on Feb. 28.
Assault with a weapon
On Feb. 21 at 3:10 p.m. Brooks RCMP responded to a report of an assault in the Meadow Lake residential complex.
Police attended and located a 31-year-old male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds.
He was transported to the Brooks Health Centre with non-life-threatening injuries and he has since been released from hospital.
The investigation is ongoing to determine the factors surrounding the reason for the assault and forwarding of criminal charges.
“This appears to be an isolated incident between two individuals known to each other that reside in Brooks,” states a police report.
break and enter
On Feb. 21 at 5:43 a.m. Brooks RCMP responded to an alarm at Mareta’s Fine Jewellery.
Officers responded within moments, however, the suspects had already fled as there was a time delay in the alarm to notify 911.
Police reported that a large amount of jewellery was stolen, however, the exact amount is still being determined.
CCTV footage showed two fully covered suspects leaving on foot. It’s believed they left in a waiting vehicle.
A forensic examination was completed of the scene and efforts to locate further CCTV and the possible getaway vehicle are being sought.
Attempted ATM theft
Police are requesting dashcam footage from the area of 1st Ave E and Railway Ave in Brooks from the early morning hours of Feb. 20.
At 2:35 a.m. police responded to a report of a break and enter at Brooks Industrial Metals Secure Energy location.
Locks to the front door of the facility were cut and an ATM machine was heavily damaged.
No entry was made into the machine.
Evidence was collected on scene and CCTV is being obtained. Three suspects were identified on CCTV but their identities were concealed.
Evidence suggested they left in a vehicle but no make or model is known.
The time frame for the offence is between about 2 a.m. and 2:30 a.m.
If you have any information regarding these or any other crimes, please contact the Brooks RCMP at 403-794-4400 or anonymously at 403-794-4484 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at www.P3Tips.com or use the P3 Tips app.