Saturday, 30 June 2018

Sylvan Lake Family Doctor Allegedly Attempted to Arrange for Sex with a Child

ALERT - A family physician from Sylvan Lake has been charged with child exploitation offences following a joint investigation involving ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit and the Victoria Police Department.

Lodge in Lake Louise area fined for unlawful destruction of migratory bird nests

Environment and Climate Change Canada - The effective and strict enforcement of Canadian wildlife and environmental legislation is one way Environment and Climate Change Canada meets its commitments to protecting wildlife and their habitats as well as maintaining clean air and water.

WAD CRU RCMP arrest male on Canada-wide Warrant

RCMP Alberta – A male wanted on a Canada wide warrant was arrested after the Western Alberta District (WAD) Crime Reduction Unit located him at a residence in Hinton Tuesday.

Suspect attempts to evade arrest, dies in Red Deer collision

RCMP Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are on scene at 60 Street and Taylor Drive after a fatal motor vehicle collision in which a suspect attempting to avoid arrest collided with a civilian vehicle; the driver of the suspect vehicle was pronounced deceased at hospital shortly afterward, while the driver of the vehicle he struck was treated on scene for minor injuries and then released. Traffic is impacted at the intersection of 60 Street and Taylor Drive and at points north and south of that collision location, and on 60 Street north of Taylor Drive.

Rocky Mountain House RCMP arrest fourth Remand Escapee

RCMP Alberta – This afternoon at approximately 12:45 p.m., 28-year-old Dallas Albert Rain was located and arrested by the Rocky Mountain House RCMP.  Rain remains in police custody as the investigation continues pending his return to Provincial Remand where he escaped with three other prisoners on June 12.

Arrest made in relation to Peerless Lake homicide

RCMP Alberta - An adult male has been arrested and charged in relation to a homicide on June 25, 2018. Paul Trindle (22) of Peerless Lake has been charged with second degree murder in the homicide of Jared Letendre (25) of Peerless Lake.  Trindle has been remanded into custody and is due in Red Earth Creek Provincial Court on July 25, 2018.

On June 25, 2018 at approximately 4:15 a.m., RCMP were called to a report of an injured male at a residence. RCMP arrived and located the male in question and he was pronounced dead on scene by Emergency Medical Services.

An autopsy was conducted at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton on June 26, 2018 and determined the manner of death to be a homicide.  The male victim was a 25 year old from Peerless Lake.

Wood Buffalo RCMP pursuit ends with two arrests

RCMP Alberta – On June 29th, 2018 at approximately 7:00 p.m. the Wood Buffalo RCMP received a call for help from a concerned citizen in the Timberlea area of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Two male suspects fled in a white four door sedan and were driving erratically through the residential area. The Wood Buffalo RCMP were quick to respond, located the suspect vehicle, and initiated a traffic stop. The adult male driver was arrested and faces several charges.

Friday, 29 June 2018

Fraud Investigation in Vegreville


RCMP Alberta –
During the afternoon hours of June 24, 2018, a lone male attended several restaurants in Vegreville attempting to defraud those places of cash. The scam that the male was attempting was to purchase food using a credit card, and would also grossly overtip when completing the 'tip' option. He would then claim to the staff that he made a mistake with the tip amount, and sought to be refunded in cash, not on the credit card. Images of the individual were captured on surveillance at a local eatery where he attempted this scam but left empty handed.

Fatal MVC near Camrose

RCMP Alberta – The investigation continues into a six vehicle collision near Camrose that claimed the life of one person.

On June 27, 2018 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Camrose RCMP were dispatched to a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 21 at Township Road 474. Six vehicles were involved in the crash that resulted in the death of a 16 year old female and injured several others.

Gleichen RCMP Arrest and Charge Meth Dealer

RCMP Alberta - On June 27th, 2018 Gleichen RCMP responded to multiple calls for assistance in Map 3C of the Siksika Nation. Arresting Amelia Duckchief, age 25,  in relation to these calls, Duckchief was found in possession of a substantial amount of Methamphetamine.

Charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Failure to Comply with her Recognizance, Duckchief is scheduled to appear in Siksika Provincial Court on June 28th, 2018.

Airdrie and Didsbury RCMP Catch Truck Thief in Carstairs with CPS HAWCS Assistance

RCMP Alberta -
The Airdrie and Didsbury RCMP along with Calgary RCMP Police Dog Services have arrested an Olds man in a stolen commercial truck in the Town of Carstairs.

Airdrie Rural RCMP Lay 94 Charges After Locating Suspicious Vehicle

RCMP Alberta -
The Airdrie Rural RCMP have arrested three suspects after responding to a suspicious vehicle complaint along Big Hill Springs Road in Rocky View County.

Historical Homicide Unit arrest male in relation to missing person investigation

Gloria Gladue
RCMP Alberta - On June 27 Grant Arthur Sneesby of Gladstone, Manitoba, (68) was arrested in Edmonton and charged in relation to the murder of Gloria Gladue. 

Gloria was reported missing from the Wabasca, Alberta on November 17, 2015. She was last seen entering a residence in the Wabasca area on October 10, 2015. Her remains were recovered in rural Manitoba by the RCMP on June 17, 2018 and positively identified via the Office of the Medical Examiner in Winnipeg on June 26, 2018.

Injury MVC near Stony Plain

RCMP Alberta – On June 28th, 2018 at 10:04 A.M., Stony Plain RCMP responded to a collision on Highway 16 near Range Road 13. A SUV with three occupants was travelling in the eastbound lane of Highway 16 when it was struck by truck with a single occupant attempting to turn east. The female driver of the SUV was transported to hospital by ambulance with life threatening injuries. The other two occupants of the vehicle were transported by ambulance as well with minor injuries. The driver of the truck sustained no injuries.

The collision is still under investigation; there are no charges at this time.

Theft of copper wire form Provost area oil site

RCMP Alberta - On June 27th Provost RCMP received a call of a copper wire theft near Highway 899 and Township Road 402, north of Provost, Alberta. It is alleged that between the evening of June 26th and the morning of June 27th 2018, unknown suspect(s) arrived at the location where approximately 20 feet of copper wire was stolen from the site. The cost to repair the damage to the site and replace the copper wire is estimated to be between $30,000 and $40,000.

St. Albert armed robbery suspect sought

RCMP Alberta – St. Albert RCMP are asking the public for information to help identify a male responsible for an Armed Robbery at the Remedy's RX Pharmacy located in the Tudor Glen Market in St. Albert.

Update -RCMP Investigates Fatal Collision with Injuries on Hwy 16

RCMP Alberta - On June 28th, 2018 at 10:04 A.M., RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision involving a truck and SUV on Highway 16 near Range Road 13. Unfortunately, the female driver of the SUV died as a result of her injuries.

An RCMP Collision Reconstructionist attended the scene and is assisting with the ongoing investigation.

Names will not be released.

Leduc RCMP welcomes new Detachment Commander

RCMP Alberta – Sergeant Dale Kendall has been promoted to the rank of Inspector and will be the new Officer in Charge of Leduc Detachment. Chief Superintendent Shahin Mehdizadeh, of Central Alberta District, is pleased to make this announcement.

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

RCMP Arrest Two Suspects Attempting to Use Stolen Credit Cards

RCMP Alberta – On June 25, 2018 at 1:17 P.M. Spruce Grove RCMP responded to a complaint that a male and female were trying to use stolen credit cards at the local Reddi-Mart. As the RCMP member attempted to detain both suspects, the male pushed the female suspect at the officer. Both suspects fought the officer in an attempt to resist arrest. While the RCMP member was controlling the male suspect, the female suspect ran to the back of the store attempting to escape. The female suspect climbed a ladder in the back room into the ceiling panels to try and evade police. As other RCMP members arrived on scene, the female suspect fell through the ceiling, landing on some shelving in the store. She was taken into RCMP custody with no further incident.

Arrested Escapee from Stan Daniels Healing Centre

RCMP Alberta – On June 25, 2018 at 10:57 a.m., St. Albert RCMP received a call from a concerned citizen who stated he believe he saw the male who escaped from Stan Daniels Healing Centre walking near London Drugs & the Safeway parking lot, as per a photo he saw in the media.

Fox Creek RCMP arrest two, recover stolen property

RCMP Alberta – Two males have been arrested and charged after police were called to a suspicious vehicle last Thursday.

On June 21, 2018 at approximately 11:30 a.m., Fox Creek RCMP received a call of a suspicious vehicle in the downtown area. RCMP arrived on scene and arrested two males on outstanding warrants out of High River and Calgary.

Red Deer RCMP investigate bullet holes in Kentwood

RCMP Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance as they investigate an incident in the Kentwood neighbourhood the night of June 23 in which a resident heard what sounded like gunshots and then found bullet holes in his garage.

Wetaskiwin RCMP respond to assault on off duty police officer and pursuit

RCMP Alberta - Charges have been laid against two suspects following an attempted theft, an assault against an off duty police officer, and a pursuit which was terminated in the Ermineskin town site.

On June 25 2018, Wetaskiwin RCMP were dispatched a disturbance involving an alleged shoplifter being detained by an off duty RCMP officer at Safeway. While attempting to detain the one female the officer was punched and bitten by a second female. Following this interaction, both females fled in a mini van with a male passenger.

Save time at the border this Canada Day

Canada Border Services Agency - Sunday is Canada Day, and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) border crossings in southern Alberta are expected to be busy this weekend. Last Canada Day weekend, CBSA officers in southern Alberta processed more than 17,000 travellers in 8,000 vehicles. Following are five tips to make entry to Canada as smooth as possible for returning Canadians and visitors travelling north to join the celebrations:

Copper wire theft in High River

RCMP Alberta - On Monday June 25, 2018 sometime between 2:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m., an unknown number of individuals stole a significant amount of copper wire from an industrial gas site located on 304 St E just north of 306 Ave. Based on the amount stolen, it is believed that they would have had to be driving a van or a truck.

Stabbing at Peerless Lake

RCMP Alberta – On June 25, 2018 at approximately 5:00 a.m., RCMP were called to a report of a stabbing at a residence. A 22 year old male was injured in an altercation and was transported to hospital where he was treated for injuries and is expected to survive. Jonathon Trindle (18) of Peerless Lake has been charged with one count of aggravated assault and remains in custody until his bail hearing on June 28, 2018.

As this investigation is now before the courts no further information will be provided.

Morinville RCMP respond to train and vehicle collision

RCMP Alberta - This afternoon at approximately 1:15 p.m., Morniville RCMP responded to a report of a collision of a train and truck at Range Road 264 and Township Road 562 in Sturgeon County.

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Red Deer RCMP investigate robbery in Riverside Meadows

RCMP Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are searching for a black Ford SUV after its male driver assaulted and robbed a man in Riverside Meadows this morning.

The robbery occurred shortly before 10:45 am on June 26 in an alley behind 60 Street just off Taylor Drive when the suspect demanded cash from the victim. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being attacked with a machete and robbed of his wallet and cell phone. RCMP and Red Deer Emergency Services attended immediately and the victim has been taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Monday, 25 June 2018

Coaldale RCMP investigate fatal collision

RCMP Alberta - On June 25, 2018 at approximately 5:00 p.m. Coaldale RCMP along with Coalhurst Fire Department and Lethbridge EMS responded to a motor vehicle collision involving two cars on Highway 3 approximately 2 km west of the Highway 509 intersection. Initial investigation indicates that a white Toyota Corolla was being driven by a 61-year-old man eastbound on the westbound lanes of Highway 3. At one point the white Corolla struck into a westbound white Chevrolet Impala. There were two occupants of the white Impala.

Airdrie RCMP and Calgary Police Service Apprehend Truck Thief After Pursuit

RCMP Alberta - The Airdrie RCMP have arrested a Calgary man for robbery following a lengthy pursuit through Rocky View County, Calgary, and Airdrie.

On Saturday, June 23 at approximately 2:50 am, Airdrie RCMP responded to a complaint of a carjacking that took place in the parking lot of McDonald’s on Edmonton Trail in Airdrie. Two male suspects used bear spray to incapacitate the victim and steal his cash and truck.

Airdrie RCMP and Calgary Police Service Apprehend Vehicle Thief After Pursuit

RCMP Alberta - The Airdrie RCMP have arrested a Calgary man for robbery following a lengthy pursuit through Rocky View County, Calgary, and Airdrie.

On Saturday, June 23 at approximately 2:50 am, Airdrie RCMP responded to a complaint of a carjacking that took place in the parking lot of McDonald’s on Edmonton Trail in Airdrie. Two male suspects used bear spray to incapacitate the victim and steal his cash and truck.

Friday, 22 June 2018

Cochrane RCMP arrest 4 for property crime offences during traffic stop

  • RCMP would like residents of Cochrane to call the Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000 if they were the victim of any property offences last night.

RCMP Alberta -
On June 22nd at 0430 in the morning Cochrane RCMP initiated a traffic stop on a blue Ford F150 as it entered the River Song subdivision in Cochrane. As a result of the subsequent investigation police have arrested all 4 occupants of the truck for various property crime offences. The individuals arrested all from Calgary range in ages from 31 to 43 years old. RCMP believe that the individuals drove to Cochrane for the sole purpose of committing property offences predominantly theft from vehicles. Property crime charges are pending against all for individuals and the investigation continues to determine the totality of the offences that they were committing. 

"Despite continued successes in making several key arrests, property crimes continue to be an issue in Cochrane, " says Cpl. Troy Savinkoff of the Cochrane RCMP. "As always we ask that the public continue to do their part in reporting suspicious vehicles and locking up their property in order to discourage criminals like these from driving here from other communities to commit their crimes."

If you have information about these incidents, please call the Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at,

Athabasca RCMP investigate shots fired

RCMP Alberta - On June 22, 2018 at approximately 1:00 a.m., Athabasca RCMP responded to a report of a shooting in front of the Grand Union Hotel and Bar in Athabasca, Alberta. Witness information states that a group of 4 unknown Native males was approached by another unknown Native male. When the lone male exited a dark coloured SUV vehicle and approached the group of 4, a physical altercation broke out. The lone male was able to break free of the altercation, and someone was overheard stating “I’m going to shoot you”. 

A moment later, a shot was heard.

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Minister Ganley on federal cannabis legislation

Government of Alberta - Kathleen Ganley, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, issued the following statement today after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced October 17, 2018 as the formal date for cannabis legalization:

Strathcona County RCMP requests public's assistance in sudden death investigation

RCMP Alberta -
Strathcona County RCMP are requesting the public's assistance regarding the death of 34-year-old Myrah (Murray) Whitstone, a trans woman who was connected to the transgender community in Edmonton. Myrah was located deceased near Range Road 213 north of Highway 16 on March 24th, 2018.

Airdrie RCMP Warn Public of Gold Jewellery Scam

RCMP Alberta - Airdrie RCMP are warning the public of multiple groups who are travelling throughout Alberta conducting gold jewellery scams. Male and female suspects have approached people in parking lots, gas stations, or other public locations. The suspects typically offer fake gold jewellery for sale, as gifts, or offer to trade for gas. The jewellery is not genuine and is offered at very low prices. The suspects often provide a story such as having a broken or lost bank card and are unable to access funds to continue their trip. Suspects are typically driving newer rental vehicles and sometimes have children with them.

Theft from mail in Perryvale

RCMP Alberta - In March, 2018 Athabasca RCMP assisted Canada Post investigation of theft of mail by the Post Master in Perryvale. On March 15, 2018, the female Post Master was caught in personal possession of mail delivery items with a tracking device and a matching serial number. The Post Master was subsequently arrested for theft of mail. This matter is ongoing in court. 

If the public have any information regarding these incidents they are requested to contact the Athabasca RCMP at 780-675-4252 or Crimestoppers 1-800-922-8477 (TIPS).

Leduc RCMP investigate motor vehicle collision involving motorcycle and truck

RCMP Alberta – At approximately 6:30am, Leduc RCMP received a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a truck and motorcycle on Glen Park Road close to Range Road 244 in Leduc County.

A 45 year old driver of the motorcycle received unknown serious injuries and was airlifted via Stars ambulance to hospital. The truck driver was released on scene.

Armed robbery at pharmacy in Red Deer

RCMP Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for a man who robbed a pharmacy at gunpoint the afternoon of June 20 and are asking for public assistance to identify him.

At 3 pm on June 20, a man walked into the IDA Pharmacy located at 6075 67A Street wielding a handgun and demanded that the staff member open the safe. The suspect took narcotics that were stored in the safe and put them in a large black duffle bag he had brought with him; he then left through the back door.

Red Deer RCMP attended immediately and tracked the suspect briefly with the assistance of Police Dog Services, but did not locate him. RCMP continue to investigate and ask for public assistance to identify the suspect, who was caught on surveillance cameras during the robbery.

The suspect is described as:

· Caucasian

· 5’9” – 5’11” tall

· 200 lbs

· Early 40s

· Red or brown hair with facial hair

· Wearing a grey hoodie, blue jeans, sunglasses and a yellow hat, carrying a black duffle bag

If you recognize this suspect or have information about this armed robbery, pleasecontact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.

Residential B&E, Firearms Stolen in St. Albert

RCMP Alberta - On June 20, 2018 between the hours of 7:40 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., an unknown individual(s) broke into a home on Attwood Drive by prying open the back door. The unknown culprit(s) rummaged through the house, stealing a Nikon 3500 Camera and 8 Long Barrel Firearms which were secured in a gun locker.

Red Deer RCMP investigate indecent man in park

RCMP Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify a man suspected of an indecent act in a park the night of June 18.

Mayerthorpe RCMP and RCMP Major Crimes investigate sudden death

RCMP Alberta - On June 16, 2018 at approximately 7:00 p.m., Mayerthorpe RCMP were called to a cabin on Lessard Lake where they discovered the body of an adult male inside.

LRSD announces Dr. Lloyd Cavers Scholarship 2018 recipients

Dr. Lloyd Cavers Scholarship 2018 recipients with MLA Pat Stier (l) and LRSD Board Chair Brad Toone (r)

Livingstone Range School Division - Livingstone Range School Division is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018 Dr. Lloyd Cavers Scholarship,
awarded to high school students demonstrating exceptional leadership. Finalists from each school receive $200.00, with an overall winner designated to receive $1,000.00.

Representing each high school in the Division, the recipients are:

  • Avery Sheldon -­ J.T. Foster School, Nanton (overall winner)
  • Spencer Van Dellen ­- Willow Creek Composite High School, Claresholm
  • Marissa Medema -­ F.P. Walshe School, Fort Macleod
  • Jillanna Hammond ­- Matthew Halton High School, Pincher Creek
  • Elisha Lowry - Livingstone School
  • Cameron Hildebrandt - Crowsnest Consolidated High School

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Motorcycle and truck collide in Leduc County

RCMP Alberta – At approximately 6:30 am on July 20, Leduc RCMP received a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a truck and motorcycle on Glen Park Road close to Range Road 244 in Leduc County.

Jasper RCMP warn public of phone scam

RCMP Alberta - RCMP are advising Jasper residents of a newly reported tactic in telephone scams. A complaint was made to the Jasper RCMP yesterday where a fraudster contacted the complainant and advised they had an arrest warrant for unpaid taxes. The fraudster disguised the phone number as the Jasper RCMP non emergency number and impersonated a police officer on the phone.

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

St. Paul RCMP arrest two youths wanted on multiple warrants

RCMP Alberta – Our coordinated and intelligence-led Crime Reduction Strategy enables the RCMP to identify crime hotspots and target the repeat offenders responsible for the majority of the crime in our communities.

On June 13, 2018, members of the St. Paul RCMP Detachment along with the Eastern Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit (EADCRU) and St. Paul Police Dog Service (PDS) set out on patrol to apprehend a male youth wanted on multiple warrants in Saddle Lake.

Barrhead RCMP investigate armed robbery

RCMP Alberta -
Barrhead RCMP are asking for the public's assistance to identify three suspects after a robbery early this morning.

Monday, 18 June 2018

CRA Scam Using RCMP Phone Numbers

RCMP Alberta – Many Canadians have received messages on their phone from someone claiming to be a police officer. This person states that the Canadian Revenue Agency has issued a warrant for their arrest because they owe taxes. They provide a name and a badge number. In order to avoid arrest, taxpayers are told to pay with money, gift cards and recently, bitcoin.

The scammers have now introduced a new twist. Spruce Grove RCMP have received reports that the CRA scammers are now using the Spruce Grove Detachment’s complaint line, (780) 962-2222, to convince victims they are not scammers.

Beaverlodge RCMP Investigate Fatal Collision

RCMP Alberta - On June 16, 2018 at approximately 10:00 p.m. Beaverlodge RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle on Highway 724 and Township Road 722. Initial investigation indicates that the North bound truck turned left in front of the South bound motorbike.

Sunday, 17 June 2018

Edson RCMP investigate arson at local mosque

RCMP Alberta –
Edson RCMP are continuing to investigate a suspicious fire at a Mosque in Edson.The RCMP takes these offenses very seriously and will continue to search for the suspect(s) responsible for this crime.

Leduc RCMP investigates small plane crash

RCMP Alberta –
On June 17, 2018 Leduc RCMP received a call of a small plane that crashed on a lake in Leduc County.  Once the RCMP members arrived on scene they were able to determine there was only the pilot onboard the plane who made it out safely. The pilot was not injured. The cause of the plane crash is still under investigation.

Cochrane RCMP Investigate Injury Collision on Hwy. 22

RCMP Alberta - On June 17, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., Cochrane RCMP, along with Redwood Meadows Fire, EMS and STARS, responded to a collision between a motorcycle and an SUV on Highway 22 between Redwood Meadows and Bragg Creek, approximately 25 kilometres south of Cochrane. A southbound motorcycle with two occupants collided with a southbound SUV that had stopped for traffic congestion. STARS air ambulance landed and assessed the injured female passenger of the motorcycle. She was then transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Saturday, 16 June 2018

Fatal MVC near Clive

RCMP Alberta - On June 15th, 2018, Blackfalds RCMP with the assistance of Lacombe County Fire Department responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 12 across from Clive, Alberta.

Fox Creek RCMP advise of telephone scammers

RCMP Alberta – RCMP are warning of the public of a new telephone scam targeting Fox Creek residents.

Scammers are posing as members of the Fox Creek Fire Department and requesting money over the phone. Residents are reminded that the Fox Creek Fire Department will never contact residents over the phone to solicit money. Calls of this nature can be reported to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501.

RCMP Remind People of the Dangers of Trespassing

RCMP Alberta – The Cochrane RCMP are reminding residents to stay off of private land, and failing to do so is trespassing. Every year the RCMP need to remind Cochrane residents and non residents alike that “cliff jumping” into the water while on the Tokjarhpabi Nature Reserve, behind the Jumping Pound subdivision, is illegal. The Tokjarhpabi Nature Reserve is private property and being in this area is trespassing. Trespassing on private property is contrary to The Petty Trespass Act and can result in charge that carries with it a $287 fine.

Free legal advice for survivors of sexual violence

Minister McLean, MLA Heather Sweet, Toni Sinclair, executive director, Elizabeth Fry Society and Elizabeth Halprin, survivor of sexual violence, announced a new pilot program to support survivors of sexual violence.
A new pilot program will help sexual violence survivors know their rights and options as they seek healing and justice.

Government of Alberta - Status of Women is providing a $700,000 grant to the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton to design, deliver and evaluate a three-year pilot program that will give sexual violence survivors free, confidential legal advice. Launching in November 2018, the program will be open to adult survivors of all genders who have experienced sexual violence in Alberta, regardless of how much time has passed since the incident.

Friday, 15 June 2018

Rimbey RCMP make drug impaired driving arrest

RCMP Alberta – On June 13, the Rimbey RCMP arrested a 49-year-old male following an investigation into an erratic driving complaint. A Drug Recognition Expert was utilized and charges are pending.

Grande Prairie RCMP Charge Male With Traffic Offences Following Damage to Crosswalk

RCMP Alberta - On Thursday, June 14, 2018 just before 8:00 PM, A witness came forward to the RCMP to report that a Ford truck did a burnout on the recently repainted Pride crosswalk located at the intersection of 98 Street and 103 Avenue. The crosswalk was marred with black tire tracks.

Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate homicide

RCMP Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP and the RCMP’s Major Crime Unit (MCU) are continuing to investigate the death of a Fort McMurray man. An autopsy conducted at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton today has determined that the manner of death was homicide.

Bonnyville RCMP investigate break and enter at gas station

RCMP Alberta - On June 13th, 2018 at approximately 5:30 a.m., Bonnyville RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter at the Fas Gas station on 50th Avenue in Bonnyville.  Further investigation revealed the break in occurred overnight and the suspect(s) stole money and other items from inside the store.  Bonnyville RCMP and the General Investigative Section (GIS) continue to investigate and are requesting the public's assistance. 

Police are asking anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the area of 50th Avenue and 47th Street in Bonnyville between 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday June 12th, 2018 and 5:00 a.m. June 13th, 2018 to contact the Bonnyville RCMP at 780-343-7200.

If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers for instructions).

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Wetaskiwin RCMP respond to armed robbery at the Mac’s store

RCMP Alberta
- On June 14, 2018 at 12:30 am Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to an armed robbery at the Mac’s Convenience store. Two males entered the store. One male brandished a long barrel firearm and demanded money and cigarettes. No one was injured in the robbery and they left in an unknown direction of travel.

Airdrie RCMP Looking for Witnesses to an Assault Involving a Thrown Bottle

RCMP Alberta - The Airdrie RCMP are appealing to the public in search of anyone whom might have witnessed an assault involving a bottle being thrown at the Nose Creek Regional Park along Main Street in Airdrie.

Suspects Sought in Vegreville Armed Robbery

RCMP Alberta – On June 13, 2018 at approximately 2:00 a.m., two persons entered the Garden Inn Motel in Vegreville, one armed with a handgun and the other with a long barreled firearm.

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Airdrie RCMP intercept vehicle involved in carjacking

RCMP Alberta - The Airdrie RCMP have assisted the Calgary Police Service (CPS) to intercept a vehicle involved in a carjacking in Calgary and arrest the suspects responsible just outside of Crossfield, AB.

Turner Valley RCMP Investigate Injury Collision

RCMP Alberta - Turner Valley RCMP are currently investigating a two vehicle collision which occurred on 466 Avenue approximately 2 km southwest of Turner Valley. RCMP, along with Black Diamond, Turner Valley, and Foothills Emergency Services responded to the collision at approximately 9:05 pm this evening. A Honda SUV travelling eastbound was in collision with a westbound dodge caravan. The 30 year old male and lone occupant of the SUV was transported via STARS air ambulance to a Calgary Hospital with serious injuries. Three occupants from the minivan were transported to a Calgary hospital via ground ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

Edson RCMP Investigate Fatal Traffic Collision

RCMP Alberta - Edson RCMP with the assistance of the Edson Integrated Traffic Unit, and RCMP Collision Analyst are currently investigating a fatal collision on Highway 16 at the Edson overpass. The collision occurred at approximately 3:30 pm, when a westbound Honda Civic automobile was in collision with an eastbound Dodge Ram truck. The 23 year old male occupant of the westbound vehicle was deceased at the scene. The driver of the eastbound vehicle sustained minor injuries.

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Syphilis and gonorrhea on the rise in AHS South Zone

Alberta Health Services - Alberta Health Services (AHS) is concerned about an apparent spike in syphilis and gonorrhea in the South Zone, prompting a reminder of the importance of safe sex practices among all sexually-active age groups, including seniors. Between January and March of 2018, 11 cases of gonorrhea were documented in the South Zone; which is two more than were reported in all of 2017.  It is not unusual for individuals who have a sexually-transmitted infection (STI) to have more than one STI at the same time.  HIV, gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia are all examples of STIs.

Expansion of southwest leg of Anthony Henday Drive in Edmonton to move ahead

Minister Mason announces the expansion of southwest Anthony Henday Drive

Government of Alberta - Budget 2018 included funding to expand the southwest portion of the ring road from four to six lanes. With design work expected to be finalized later this year, construction for the project is expected to begin in 2019. It is anticipated that the project will take three years to complete.

Airdrie RCMP Acknowledge Airdrie’s AMA School Safety Patrollers

Ralph McCall School patrollers and supervisors with Cst. Dan Martin
RCMP Alberta - The Airdrie RCMP want to acknowledge and thank the local AMA School Safety Patrollers for all of their hard work and dedication to their schools and communities over the 2017/2018 school year.

Red Deer RCMP charge former bank employee with fraud and money laundering

RCMP Alberta – A Red Deer woman is facing charges of fraud, theft and money laundering after an intensive investigation by the Red Deer RCMP fraud section. RCMP allege that the suspect stole just over one million dollars while she was employed at ATB Financial.

Stony Plain/Spruce Grove/Enoch RCMP Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision

RCMP Alberta – At 2:05 A.M. on June 10th, 2018, Stony Plain RCMP responded to the scene of a collision. A southbound vehicle struck a 21 year male pedestrian from the area of Spruce Grove. The male was determined to be in the centre of the southbound lane of Range Road 274. When RCMP arrived on scene EMS had pronounced the male to be deceased.

Strathmore RCMP traffic stop results in cocaine seizure

RCMP Alberta - On June 9, 2018, Strathmore RCMP responded to a complaint of an erratic driver on Highway #1. The vehicle and driver were located as it entered Strathmore town limits, and RCMP initiated a traffic stop. The driver was arrested without incident. Following his arrest, approximately 250 grams of cocaine was located in the vehicle and seized.

Beaverlodge RCMP investigate home invasion

RCMP Alberta – One male has been hospitalized after being shot during a violent home invasion on Saturday morning. On June 9, 2018 just after midnight Beaverlodge RCMP responded to a shots fired complaint at a residence on the Horse Lake First Nation. On arrival it was determined the adult male victim had already been transported to an area hospital with a gunshot wound.

4 Joint Check Stop Safety Operation in St. Albert

RCMP Alberta - On May 28, 2018, the St. Albert RCMP Traffic Services Unit in partnership with Child Seat Safety Technicians from Alberta Health Services conducted an Option 4 Joint Check Stop Safety Operation. The Check Stop took place at the South East Entrance to the Smart Centres shopping area on Villeneuve Road and St. Albert Trail. Approximately 400 vehicles went through the Check Stop with 45 vehicles having Child Safety Seats (in-use) being checked by Alberta Health Services Safety Seat Technicians and RCMP Officers. 12 "Option 4" violation tickets were issued contrary to Section 82(1) of the Vehicle Equipment Regulations.

Chestermere RCMP investigating residential structure fire

RCMP Alberta – At 5:13 a.m. this morning, Chestermere RCMP responded to assist Chestermere Fire Services at a residential fire in Lake Erie Estates. One home has been destroyed by fire and neighbouring residences were not affected.

The RCMP remain on scene with specialized support units. At this time they are in the very initial stages of their investigation.

Further details will be released as they become available by way of an update.

Crime rampage in Cochrane

RCMP Alberta – Cochrane RCMP are investigating a crime spree conducted by a group of offenders in Rocky View County near Cochrane, Alberta.  Beginning shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018, Cochrane RCMP were called to a series of serious crimes believed to have been conducted by a group on a crime spree.

Monday, 11 June 2018

Alberta RCMP officer charged with impaired driving after investigation

RCMP Alberta - A McLennan, Alberta RCMP member has been charged following an investigation into impaired driving. 

On Friday, June 1, 2018, High Prairie, Alberta RCMP were dispatched to a convenience store where a complainant observed a female individual drive into the parking lot, exit the vehicle and enter the store. The complainant suspected the individual was impaired by alcohol but was unsuccessful in convincing her to turn over her vehicle keys.

Report of alleged suspicious male and misinformation on social media

RCMP Alberta – On June 10, the RCMP responded to a complaint of a male making a hand gesture. An investigation has led to no evidence to suggest that anything criminal has occurred. The RCMP are assuring community members that there is no public safety concern.

Saturday, 9 June 2018

Fatal accident on Tunnel Mountain

RCMP Alberta – Yesterday at 12:30 p.m., Banff RCMP responded to assist Park Visitor Safety Services with a male who fell while climbing Tunnel Mountain, along Le Soulier (The Shoe) rock face and suffered fatal injuries.

Highway 2A reopens north of Springbrook

RCMP Alberta - Blackfalds RCMP are advising area motorists that as of 6:00 p.m. today the Highway closure affecting Hwy 2A between McKenzie Road and Springbrook is now open.

RCMP would like to thank all affected by this highway disruption, your understanding and cooperation was much appreciated.

Friday, 8 June 2018

Prolific offender arrested in Brooks

RCMP Alberta - On June 5th, 2018, RCMP members in Brooks Alberta attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a suspected Prolific Offender on a stolen motorcycle in the city of Brooks.  The suspect fled from police. As a result, on June 6th, 2018, members from Brooks RCMP, the Brooks General Investigation Section, and from the Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Team, initiated an operation and located the suspect and stolen motorcycle at a residence in Brooks. As a result of the joint operation, the suspect was taken into custody without incident outside the residence.

AHS ranked among best in world for integration of care

Alberta Health Services – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has been identified as being one of the top five most integrated health systems in the world. The 18th International Congress on Integrated Care held in Utrecht, Netherlands, recently identified AHS as a global leader in the area from more than 200 submissions from around the world.

Hanna RCMP investigating stolen livestock trailer

RCMP Alberta -
Sometime around June 5, 2018 a livestock trailer was stolen from a parking lot in Hanna.  The trailer is a 2014 "Merritt" 5th wheel aluminum stock trailer. It is 32 feet long and has 3 axles. At the time of being stolen it had Alberta plate 5EL243 on the rear (the attached photo is the actual trailer that was stolen).

Red Deer RCMP look for witnesses to pedestrian hit and run

RCMP Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify the driver of a black car that struck a teenage boy in north Red Deer on June 4 then fled the scene.

At approximately 7:15 pm on June 4, a 15 year old boy walking in the area of Taylor Drive and Galbraith Street was struck by a smaller black car, possibly a Ford. The car dragged the victim for a short distance and then fled the scene. The youth was taken to hospital to be treated for numerous minor injuries and released the same evening.

Alberta RCMP reminds road users that #SummerSafety is a shared responsibility

RCMP Alberta – Alberta’s highways are busy places, and in the summertime, there are more trucks, tractor-trailers and buses on Alberta roads. This greater mix of vehicles increases the risk of commercial and passenger vehicle collisions. The Alberta RCMP reminds motorists that every road user has a part to play in ensuring their own #SummerSafety, and that of others, by following some handy traffic tips.

Armed bank robbery in Lamont

RCMP Alberta - On June 8, 2018 shortly after 11:00 a.m. Fort Saskatchewan RCMP responded to a call for service advising of a Robbery that had just taken place at the ATB bank in Lamont Alberta.

Through the investigation it was learned that a male had entered the bank where he displayed a firearm to the employee and demanded money. The male suspect remained for a short amount of time and left with an undetermined amount of money. There were minimal customers in the branch at the time. There were no shots fired and no physical injuries to any persons.

Train derailment with seven cars leaving the tracks - Highway 2A will remain closed north of Springbrook

RCMP Alberta - Blackfalds RCMP are currently on scene of a Canadian Pacific (CP) train derailment. Highway 2A north between McKenzie Road and Springbrook is closed with traffic being diverted.

At approximately 4:45 pm, Blackfalds RCMP responded to a report of seven rail cars derailed having left the tracks. The cars were carrying crude oil, one leaking. No evacuations have been needed as the location of this is in a rural non-residential area. Members of Alberta Highways, Environmental Services, Hazardous materials and emergency services remain on scene.

Oyen RCMP arrest man with stolen vehicle

RCMP Alberta – Oyen RCMP have charged one man following the report of a stolen vehicle on June 7, 2018. Investigation resulted in locating and recovering the vehicle by the RCMP.

At 3:37 p.m. Oyen RCMP were made aware of the theft of vehicle south of Acadia Valley. With the assistance of the vehicle owner, the truck was located shortly after by police. 29-year-old James Robert Stuart was arrested without incident.

Turner Valley RCMP arrests cable theft suspects

RCMP Alberta – On June 4, the RCMP arrested and charged two males following an alarm at a Telus site indicating that cable had been cut. The males were located at a nearby rural property, and the RCMP recovered a length of approximately 300 metres of copper cable.

When thunder roars, go indoors!

Environment and Climate Change Canada - Did you know that Lightning Safety Week is next week, from June 11 to 17? As we head into summer, lightning awareness becomes ever more important. Every year, lightning can cause as many as 10 deaths and 164 injuries, in Canada. Environment and Climate Change Canada has information to help Canadians reduce their exposure to the risk of lightning. Lightning-related injuries and deaths can be avoided by knowing when to take action and what to do.

Groups in Calgary receive federal funding for research on connected and automated vehicles

Transport Canada - Connected and automated vehicles will bring about significant transformation in our transportation system, our communities, and our economy. They have the potential to improve road safety, reduce congestion, increase mobility, protect the environment, and generate new economic opportunities for middle-class Canadians.

Indigenous language stakeholders to gather at 25th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium

University of Lethbridge - As Indigenous communities across North America face the challenge of keeping their traditional languages alive, an important conference is coming to the University of Lethbridge.

The U of L’s Departments of Modern Languages and Indigenous Studies have teamed with the Peigan Board of Education/Piikani Nation to host the 25th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium (SILS 2018), June 7-9 at the University. The symposium, supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), will bring together Indigenous language stakeholders from North America and beyond, including elders, community leaders and academics, as they seek to develop best practices and share resources and knowledge as they attempt to preserve Indigenous languages.

Red Deer RCMP warn public of new and seasonal scams

RCMP Alberta – A few seasonal scams have recently reared their ugly heads in Red Deer in the past week, along with a new, personalized email scam that uses victim’s names and the names of their employers to try to part good citizens with their hard-earned money. Red Deer RCMP have a lot of tips to avoid being defrauded, but it boils down to one basic piece of advice that can be applied to any scam – never give money or personal information to someone who has approached you asking for it, until you have done your homework! If the person or business or charity approaching you is legitimate, they won’t mind when you insist on taking the time to think about it or to double-check their story.

Thorsby RCMP investigate stolen custom built motorcycle

RCMP Alberta
- Thorsby RCMP are seeking assistance in locating a custom built motorcycle that was stolen overnight on June 1st from a residence in Warburg. It is believed the motorcycle was loaded on a trailer or pushed down the street as the exhaust is very loud. The motorcycle is a custom built chopper, black and chrome in colour.

Redesigned, more secure driver’s licences unveiled

Government of Alberta -
New driver’s licences and identification cards will help protect Albertans against counterfeiting and ID theft and save government more than $1 million annually.

How to protect yourself while having fun in the sun

Courtnay Epp, Alberta Health Services - It’s been a long, snowy, cold winter in Alberta and people are starting to celebrate the arrival of spring (finally!). With many of us heading outside to enjoy the warm weather, it’s also time to start thinking about sun safety. Taking measures to protect you and your family from the sun will help prevent the long term effects of ultra-violet radiation (UVR) exposure such as skin cancer and the short term effects like sunburn.

Edmonton is early adopter in Western Canada testing of electric autonomous vehicles

EasyMile driverless shuttle
City of Edmonton - The City of Edmonton is planning a pilot project later this year to test electric autonomous vehicle technology.  “Edmonton embraces innovation and we look forward to working with our citizens, partners, industry and other orders of government to prepare for the potential of widespread autonomous vehicle use,” said Mayor Don Iveson. “As one of the fastest growing and youngest cities in Canada, we are driving our own future and looking forward to what this pilot will help us understand.”

Thursday, 7 June 2018

Whitecourt RCMP investigate fatal collision

RCMP Alberta – One man is dead and three others were injured after a two vehicle collision on Highway 43.

Just after midnight on June 7, 2018 Whitecourt RCMP were dispatched to a two vehicle collision on Highway 43 east bound near Range Road 104A. Preliminary investigation suggests that an east bound sedan rear ended an east bound pickup causing it to roll.

Spruce Grove sexual assault suspect sought

RCMP Alberta - On June 6, 2018 RCMP received a complaint of a male that inappropriately touched a young female while walking in the city limits of Spruce Grove. The male was not known to the female.

The male was described as:
· Around 20 years’ old
· Caucasian
· Dark hair
· Approximately 5’9”
· Heavier then average build

Residential Break & Enter in St. Albert

RCMP Alberta – On May 15, 2018 at approximately 2:24 a.m., a lone male on a pedal scooter was checking door handles of parked vehicles on Deerbourne Drive in St. Albert. The suspect found an unlocked passenger door on a Ford truck and proceeded to use a garage door opener, found inside the truck, to enter the garage. The fridge and freezer, located inside the garage, appeared to have been gone through but nothing was missing and no damage was sustained.

Calls Catch Criminals in St. Albert

RCMP Alberta - At approximately 3:20 a.m., on Friday, May 25, 2018, St. Albert RCMP received multiple calls in a short time period from the Grandin neighbourhood in St. Albert of suspects trying door handles on vehicles parked in a parking garage, suspects entering parked vehicles on the street and of a break in alarm being triggered at a residence. Descriptions of a suspect vehicle connected to these calls was provided as a dark grey 4 door hatchback car.

Alberta Liberal MLA David Swann questions NDP Government on leaving Condo Owners Behind

Alberta Liberal Party -  June 5, 2018: Liberal MLA David Swann has issued the following release on Fort McMurray condo owners left behind by the NDP Government:

Evansburg RCMP charge student with uttering threats

RCMP Alberta – Evansburg RCMP have charged a 15 year old male after alleged threats were made towards students at his school.

On June 6, 2018, Evansburg RCMP were notified of an incident where threats were uttered at the Grand Trunk High School. An immediate investigation was conducted and as result RCMP have charged a 15 year old male with one count of Uttering Threats contrary to the Criminal Code.

UCP congratulates Ontario Progressive Conservatives

United Conservative Party of Alberta - Jason Kenney, leader of Alberta’s United Conservatives, has released the following statement on the results of today’s provincial election in Ontario:

Theft of flat deck trailer and skid steer at Head Smashed In and Fort Macleod

Stolen trailer and suspect vehicle
Fort Macleod RCMP - On Wednesday June 6, 2018 the Fort Macleod RCMP were made aware of two separate thefts which occurred between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.

The first theft occurred at Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump which is located on Hwy 785, West of Fort Macleod. A 20 foot black Oasis flat deck trailer was stolen from their parking lot after a lock was broken off the trailer hitch.

The second theft occurred near 12 Street and Hwy 2 in Fort Macleod. A yellow CAT skid-steer was stolen from a construction site. It appears to have been driven from the site and onto Hwy 2 before being loaded onto a trailer about 500 metres South of 12 St.

Massive structure fire in Cochrane

RCMP Alberta – At approximately 2:20 a.m. on June 6, the Cochrane RCMP along with the Town of Cochrane Fire department responded to a large structure fire in the Fireside community of Cochrane. Some townhomes under construction were engulfed in flames, resulting in damage to nearby vehicles and homes across the street. Cochrane Fire Department was assisted by several neighbouring fire agencies.

Drug trafficking charges for central Alberta woman

RCMP Alberta - Innisfail RCMP has concluded a two month drug trafficking investigation resulting in drug trafficking charges against a 31 year old Central Alberta woman. An investigation into drug trafficking activities at the Zoo Bar in Innisfail, Alberta was conducted by the Innisfail Detachment General Investigation Section and Red Deer ALERT.

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Red Deer RCMP arrest man in stolen truck after police car rammed

RCMP Alberta – A Red Deer man wanted on three warrants faces 24 new criminal charges after ramming an RCMP cruiser while attempting to evade arrest in a stolen truck yesterday afternoon.

At 1:30 pm on June 5, Red Deer RCMP responded to a report of a stolen truck parked in the Riverside Meadows neighbourhood. RCMP boxed in the truck to prevent it fleeing police, and the male suspect standing at the truck then entered the truck and used it to ram the driver’s door of the police cruiser while the police officer was behind the wheel. The suspect then exited the truck through the open passenger window and attempted to flee on foot. He was arrested immediately despite struggling with police officers.

During the arrest, RCMP seized two stolen cheques – a government cheque that had been altered, and a cheque stolen from a business and made out to the suspect – brass knuckles, a knife, and several pellet and BB guns that the suspect was prohibited by court order from possessing. Police also seized bolt cutters and other tools known to be used in vehicle break-ins, and several stolen identity documents.

“Red Deer RCMP were actively looking for the stolen white Chevrolet truck after it fled during an attempted traffic stop earlier the same day and we are relieved to say that the officer in the rammed police vehicle was not injured,” says Corporal Karyn Kay of the Red Deer RCMP. “When criminals in stolen vehicles attempt to evade arrest, the vehicle can become a deadly weapon, so our thanks go out to the citizen who reported the truck’s location. Citizens play a crucial role in our crime reduction efforts by helping police take stolen vehicles off the road without injury to innocent civilians, and helping us to put repeat offenders before the courts as often as possible.”

At the time of his arrest, 30 year old Cody Alan Feil was wanted on three warrants for theft under $5,000, possession of stolen property over $5,000 and driving while disqualified, after he was identified as the suspect in a gas and dash in a stolen jeep the afternoon of May 18. Red Deer RCMP had further arrested him the day before, May 17, on an earlier warrant and charged him with drug possession and resisting arrest at that time.

In addition to his warrants, Cody Feil faces the following charges:

· Criminal Code 355(b) – Possess stolen property under $5,000 X 3

· Criminal Code 129(a) – Resist/ obstruct peace officer

· Criminal Code 270.01(1)(a) – Assault with a weapon

· Criminal Code 56.1 – Possess identity documents X 3

· Criminal Code 91(2) – Possess prohibited weapon X 2

· Criminal Code 92(1) – Unauthorized possession of firearm X 2

· Criminal Code 117.01(1) – Possess weapon contrary to order X 4

· Criminal Code 94(1) – Unauthorized possession of firearm in vehicle X 2

· Criminal Code 351(1) – Possess break-in instruments

· Criminal Code 368(1)(d) – Possess forged document X 2

· Criminal Code 259(4) – Operate motor vehicle while disqualified from doing so

· TSA 52(1)(a) – Operate motor vehicle without registration

· TSA 54(1)(a) – Operate motor vehicle without insurance

Cody Feil has been remanded to appear in court in Red Deer on June 7 at 9:30 am.

Drumheller RCMP / Major Crimes Unit lay further charges in homicide

RCMP Alberta – The RCMP Major Crimes Unit have arrested and charged a youth as a result of the ongoing investigation into the murder of Fazal Rehman, whose body was discovered south of Morrin on October 16, 2017.

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Aggravated Assault with Firearm in Calling Lake

RCMP Alberta - On June 3, 2018, at approximately 7:20 p.m., Athabasca RCMP received a report of a male suffering gunshot wound in the leg. The victim sustained a non-life threatening injury and was transported to the hospital via STARS Air Ambulance. Witness statements describe the lone male suspect as a slim, native, wearing black hooded shirt, black baseball cap and track pants. Suspect quickly left the scene in a vehicle shortly after the shooting occurred. Athabasca RCMP are asking for the public assistance to locate those responsible.

Red Deer RCMP connect man in stolen car to multiple crimes

RCMP Alberta – A Red Deer man wanted on six warrants faces 20 new charges on four criminal files after Red Deer RCMP arrested him in a stolen Audi, linked him to a second stolen truck and seized two replica firearms.

Monday, 4 June 2018

Cold Lake RCMP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

RCMP Alberta - One person has died following a single vehicle collision during the evening hours of June 3, 2018. The collision took place shortly after 9 p.m. on the Cold Lake First Nations. A north bound SUV lost control and rolled several times. The 55 year old male passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene, while the 28 year old male driver was transported to a local hospital by ground ambulance and then to an Edmonton hospital with serious injuries. Both occupants of the vehicle were residents of the Cold Lake area.

Police Chase and Car Jacking Attempt Ends In Arrest

RCMP Alberta - On June 1, 2018 the Gleichen, Bassano and Strathmore RCMP detachments responded to a complaint of a suspicious vehicle which escalated into a "car jacking attempt" and a multi jurisdictional pursuit on Highway 1. Evading police efforts, the offending vehicle was observed to travel in excessive speeds and in the opposite lane of traffic forcing other vehicles off the roadway.

Airdrie RCMP Lay Charges in Child Pornography Case

RCMP Alberta - The Airdrie RCMP have laid charges in a child pornography investigation that began in late April in Airdrie, Alberta.

St. Paul RCMP investigate assault with weapon

RCMP Alberta – On June 1, 2018, St Paul RCMP were called to a residence in St Paul where an adult male had been assaulted by being sprayed with bear mace. Further investigation led RCMP members to a male youth who fled the area. Search for the suspect with the assistance of Cold Lake Police Dog Services resulted in the apprehension of the male youth.

Sunday, 3 June 2018

Morinville RCMP investigate fatal motorcycle collision

RCMP Alberta – The RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision at 6:11 p.m. on June 2. The 34-year-old male driver of a motorcycle struck a guard rail at Highways 28 and 28A and as a result of the collision was deceased on scene.

Friday, 1 June 2018

Cochrane RCMP respond to home invasion

RCMP Alberta - On Friday, June 1, 2018 shortly after 9:30 a.m., a resident of a home in the Bearspaw community of Rocky View County near Cochrane, Alberta reported to RCMP Cochrane that three assailants forcibly entered his home.

New OHS laws in effect June 1

Minister Gray, Geoffrey Person, CHPR, Peter Dugandzic, CHPR, Minister McLean, Thea Bowring, Empress Ale House, Barry Cavanaugh, ASET and Tara Chahl, ASET.
Government of Alberta - On June 1, Alberta’s updated OHS laws will include clear definitions of harassment, including sexual and domestic violence, and increased protections from violence and harassment – a historic step towards safer workplaces throughout the province.

New centralized phone line to report abuse

Government of Alberta - Albertans can now report abuse and receive support, information and referrals through a new centralized phone line.

If people suspect someone is being abused or neglected, they can get help by calling the Alberta Supports abuse line at 1-855-4HELPAB (443-5722).

Grants intended to boost visitor experiences

Mobile counselling to increase accessibility for travellers is among the improvements supported by the Visitor Services Innovation Fund.
Government of Alberta - Sixteen visitor services providers in communities across the province have received grants to help them modernize their operations and develop new ways to strengthen connections with more travellers. Visitor services providers often represent the initial point of contact for travellers in Alberta. They can help influence visitors to extend their stays by promoting the province’s attractions and destinations.

Opioid response commission term extended

Government of Alberta - The province is building on the life-saving work of the Minister’s Opioid Emergency Response Commission by extending its term for another 18 months.  In the past year since the commission was created, the province has opened thousands of new treatment spaces, established supervised consumption services and supported opioid awareness programs.

High-risk, undertreated mystery heart attacks occurring more commonly in women

A mysterious type of heart attack known as MINOCA is more common and poses a higher risk than previously thought, especially for women, according to a new U of A study.
U of A study shows surprising number of patients with condition do not get necessary preventive treatment.

Lesley Young - A whole new category of heart attack, not caused by obstructed arteries, is more common and higher risk—especially in women—than previously thought, according to a University of Alberta study.  “We followed roughly 36,000 patients within a 12-year interval and found that close to a surprising six per cent have a heart attack without any blockage in the arteries,” said Kevin Bainey, a U of A interventional cardiologist who launched the study after seeing an increase in these mystery patients in his practice.

Arsenal of Weapons Seized from Edmonton Brothers

A total of eight firearms – including assault rifles, suppressors, and over-capacity magazines – were seized as the result of an ALERT investigation in Edmonton and Fort McMurray.

Alberta and AMA agree on two-year funding agreement

Government of Alberta - The province has reached a two-year funding agreement with the Alberta Medical Association that benefits patient care and saves $95 million in health-care costs.  As with recent agreements with nurses and other health professionals, physicians have agreed to no fee increases for two years, which will help protect the overall stability of health-care services in the province.

Alberta Liberal MLA David Swann reacts to compensation deal with AMA

Alberta Liberal Party - Alberta Liberal MLA David Swann has issued the following release in response to the doctor compensation deal the Alberta Government has reached with the Alberta Medical Association.

Swann stated, “A two-year freeze on fees is a reasonable deal for both doctors and Alberta taxpayers. Doctors in Alberta are the still the highest paid in Canada. This decision has contributed to stability in our healthcare system and held the line as our economy recovers.

St. Paul RCMP recover stolen vehicles

RCMP Alberta –
 On May 19th, 2018, St. Paul RCMP started an investigation regarding trafficking of stolen property. As a result, police executed a search warrant at a residence in Saddle Lake. Four stolen vehicles, along with vehicle parts were recovered. The vehicles were previously reported stolen from Camrose, Bruderheim, Bonnyville and Lloydminster from July 2017 to May 2018.