Estevan RCMP investigating stolen stop signs

The Estevan RCMP is investigating a recent incident of stolen stop signs.

Sometime during the daylight hours of Jan. 22, two stop signs were reported stolen in the RM of Benson. According to a message on the Saskatchewan Crime Watch Advisory Network, the signs were at a railway crossing on Range Road 2095 near Highway 39.

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Stop signs are an important traffic control device that assist the motoring public in avoiding potential collisions at intersecting roadways and railway crossings. Anyone caught with traffic control devices such as stop signs, yield signs, street signs, etc., that do not belong to them, could be charged with possession of stolen property under the Criminal Code of Canada.

Please contact the Estevan RCMP at 306-637-4400, 310-RCMP for an immediate response, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) if you have any information about this incident.


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