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Thursday , 13 May 2021

Crime

Victim Services Unit receives funding from Lac La Biche County

A funding request from the Lac La Biche Victim Services Unit (VSU) to continue to assist victims of crime was approved by Lac La Biche County. On April 6, elected officials passed the decision to approve $12,000 from the Community Development Fund for the organization which will help support volunteers …

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Lac La Biche RCMP investigate arson of parked vehicle

The RCMP need your help to solve a recent vehicle fire. According to an RCMP news release, “On April 6, at 3:53 a.m., Lac La Biche RCMP responded to a vehicle fire on 103 Avenue near McArthur Park in Lac La Biche.” When police arrived they observed a parked black …

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Onion Lake RCMP arrest two men after shots fired

Two people are facing a number of charges after a police man hunt. According to an RCMP news release, “On April 10, shortly after 9:30 a.m., the Onion Lake RCMP received a complaint advising that shots had been fired into a home at the Onion Lake Cree Nation.” The complainant …

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Alberta RCMP highlights reasons not to call 911

The Alberta RCMP often receives some interesting calls to 911 and says people are not always aware of what constitutes an emergency. In recognition of the hard work of Operational Communications Centres (OCC) during the National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week from April 11 – 17, the Alberta RCMP will be …

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Man charged after fatal collision investigation: RCMP

One person has been charged after a fatal collision on a local highway in November 2020. On Nov. 5, at approximately 7:40 a.m., Cold Lake RCMP responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 28 and Range Road 624. A truck was travelling northbound on Highway 28 and …

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Cold Lake police dog Harp sees 316 total files in 2020

Cold Lake’s police dog didn’t take much time off in 2020. Harp spent 912 total hours deployed in the field and was part of 108 captures last year. “They [police dogs] just love to work right. And they’ll go forever, so we definitely have to manage it. If it is …

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Police looking for dirt bike hit and run suspect

Bonnyville RCMP are looking for a suspect involved in a hit and run with a dirt bike. The incident happened Saturday between noon and 4:30pm on 48th Avenue. Residents on the block described to police that a person driving a dirt bike east on 48 Avenue lost control of the …

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Bonnyville man arrested after altercation downtown

One man has been charged following an early morning altercation in downtown Bonnyville. At approximately 4:00am on March 22, Bonnyville RCMP received a complaint of an injured male requesting assistance in the area of 50 Street and 51 Avenue. Members attended and the male was transported to hospital by EMS …

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