Theft of Bee Colonies near Zenon Park, SK – UPDATED

(Last Updated On: May 17, 2019)

On May 13th, 2019*, at 11:00 A.M., the Carrot River RCMP were notified about a theft of Bee Colonies from a Bee Yard near Zenon Park, Saskatchewan.

According to an updated release from Carrot River RCMP, the complaint reported the theft of approximately 150 bee colonies, valued at $60,000.

The theft occurred at a rural land location southeast of Zenon Park.

Police believe the theft occurred sometime between 4:00 p.m., (Friday) May 10th – 11:00 A.M., (Monday)May 13th ,2019.

Anyone with information on this or any other investigation are asked to contact their nearest police service or the Carrot River RCMP at 306-768-1200, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

*Editor’s Note – Friday May 17th 2019 3:18 pm – This article was updated to reflect a correction of the date the RCMP received the complaint and to add the number and approximate value of the stolen colonies. “Carrot River RCMP received a complaint of the theft of bee colonies near Zenon Park, SK, on May 13, 2019 at approximately 11 a.m., and not May 10, 2019“.

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Post Author: Joanne Francis

Joanne Francis is the Editor and Journalist for Nipawin News