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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
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Brooks RCMP investigating theft of $230,000 in beef from JBS plant

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Brooks RCMP are investigating the theft of a large quantity of beef from the JBS meat packing plant.

On August 30th a transport truck, that was subcontracted to haul a load full of beef from the plant to the US, failed to make its delivery.

It was later determined that the transport truck was operating under fraudulent documents and under the fraudulent name of “Transport Pascal Charland” out of Quebec.

The load was valued at over $230,000 and remains unaccounted for.

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Mounties say the suspect truck was described as a burgundy coloured semi-trailer with a large bunk pulling a white refrigerated enclosed trailer.

Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call Brooks RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Suspect driver. Photo courtesy of Brooks RCMP.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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