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Tuesday , 27 October 2020

Crime

RCMP chase leads to arrest in St. Paul

St. Paul RCMP arrested an Edmonton woman this weekend after a chase which police say resulted in the suspect sideswiping two RCMP vehicles. In the early morning on Sunday while making patrols, St. Paul RCMP say they observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a local business. Police …

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Bonnyville RCMP report smashed Ford, seek bicycle owner

Bonnyville RCMP responded to 120 calls between October 16th and 23rd with a number of unique reports concerning incidents with vehicles. A call came in on October 22nd from a resident reporting a red 1997 Ford F250 in the ditch in the front of her residence that was smashed against …

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RCMP investigating shooting in Cherry Grove area

Cold Lake RCMP are investigating a shooting at a residence in the Cherry Grove area on Tuesday. Police responded just before 1:00pm yesterday of an adult male victim with serious, life-threatening injuries. RCMP believe he suffered gunshot wounds, and was transported to hospital before being airlifted via STARS to Edmonton. …

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Lac La Biche RCMP arrest four in warrant round up

Lac La Biche RCMP have arrested four people on outstanding warrants. On Oct. 14, they were assisted by St. Paul and Cold Lake Police Dog Services, along with the Eastern Alberta Rural Crime Reduction Unit, began a planned operation to find these suspects. “The collaboration with several units was a …

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ALERT investigation leads to arrest of one for drug trafficking

An Elizabeth Settlement man is facing several charges after an investigation into drug trafficking revealed ties to a stolen truck. On Sept. 29, Bonnyville General Investigation Section (GIS) laid charges in relation to an ongoing drug trafficking investigation with the assistance of Edmonton ALERT. But as the investigation went on, …

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Counterfeit money used in St. Paul

St. Paul RCMP want to bring awareness to business’s regarding counterfeit currency St. Paul RCMP have seized a $100.00 bill in counterfeit Canada currency at a local business in town. Police want to let the community know that there have been $50 and $100 counterfeit Canadian bills found with the …

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St. Paul RCMP searching for break and enter suspect

St. Paul RCMP are asking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect from surveillance footage. On Sept. 14, St. Paul RCMP responded to a break and enter into a garage in town. Police said several items were reported stolen out of the truck in the garage including garage remotes and …

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Roughly 2,200 Alberta motorists dinged with tickets during long weekend

The Alberta RCMP participated in traffic safety initiative “#OperationImpact2020” to encourage safe driving behaviours. While patrolling provincial roads and highways, officers handed out 2,870 traffic tickets. Among those fines, 1,914 drivers were caught speeding, 27 drivers were recorded going more than 50 km/h over the posted limit, 83 were driving …

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Telephone town hall sees residents engage with RCMP on crime

Some St. Paul residents are getting frustrated with the crime prevention strategies being pushed by the town and RCMP in an effort to reduce property crime. While most comments and questions at last Thursday’s telephone town hall were positive suggestions, one resident said she shouldn’t have to use these precautions. …

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