The Mounties and Calgary-based Encana Corporation are hoping a half million-dollar reward will entice someone to come forward with information about the series of oil patch bombings in the South Peace.
Encana facilities near Tom’s Lake have been hit by bombs four times since mid-October and while damage has been minimal and no one has been hurt, those remain major concerns if the attacks continue. In conversation with Adam Reaburn, following one of the news briefings yesterday, announcing the reward, RCMP Sgt. Tim Shields and EnCana spokesman Alan Boras, talked about those concerns and the cost of the now three month old investigation… [asset|aid=805|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=0834b7ca58b6e473f36cb8251d2a402c-Shields & Boras_1_Pub.mp3]
Sergeant Shields reiterated the police have identified “persons of interest” in the case, but those people and others are not co-operating with the investigation. He won’t say why they aren’t co-operating but the Mounties are appealing to family and friends of those persons to come to police with any information they may have to share.