Stettler RCMP investigate oilfield equipment theft | DrumhellerMail
Last updateThu, 22 Oct 2020 4pm

Stettler RCMP investigate oilfield equipment theft


Stettler RCMP are asking the public for help recovering stolen oilfield equipment.

The RCMP are investigating the theft of tools which, while valuable, will not benefit any member of the public. It is possible that these tools have been discarded or that the suspects are trying to sell them. The Stettler RCMP is looking for assistance in recovering these tools.

On Aug. 4, a complaint was received that a locked compound was broken into and unknown suspect(s) removed tools from the back of a truck parked in the compound. Investigation has not led to the identification of the person(s) responsible, and the tools have not been located.

The equipment is described as:

  • Vivax Metro tech line locator (the receiver end)
  • Transmitter (small box)
  • Digitron Gauge
  • Crystal Gauge
  • Odorator

If you have any information about this theft, or the whereabouts of this equipment, please contact the Stettler RCMP at 403-742-3382. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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