Cranbrook RCMP, resident recognized for crime fighting efforts

!Cranbrook RCMP and Police Dog Services and a Cranbrook resident were the recipients of two awards presented by Jewelers Vigilance Canada, a group representing the jewelers industry at Monday night’s City Council meeeting. Kayleene Woodward was recognized for her assistance in helping police arrest a number of individuals involved in a local pawn shop burglary, and the RCMP were recognized for their efforts in the same incident. The award is relatively new — this was only the second such presentation in Western Canada. Pictured are: Kayleene Woodward - Civilian Recipient, Staff Sgt. Dave Dubnyk, Cpl. Phil Sullivan and police dog Denim, Cpl. Barry Graham, Cpl. Rod Hrehirchuk, Cst. Katie Forgeron, Cst. France Houle, as well as members of council. John Lamont - Jewellers Vigilance Canada. Not pictured: John Lamont - Jewellers Vigilance Canada. - Arne Petryshen photo
  • updated May 28, 2015 at 8:39 AM

Both a local resident and Cranbrook RCMP were recognized for their work in stopping a jewelry theft gang in Cranbrook.

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