RCMP Investigating After Hundreds of Bees Poisoned

By Sarah Klein

Honey Bee
(Honey bee on flower image via Shutterstock)

RCMP in Brandon are investigating after they say hundreds of honey-producing bees were poisoned in the RM of Elton.

The incident has resulted in substantial financial loss for the producer.

Police say the incident occurred sometime between August 14 and September 3 at two separate locations about 10 km and 16 km northwest of Brandon.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Brandon RCMP at (204) 726-7522 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

— Staff