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March 20, 2019

Several calls were received of a female walking down the middle of 53 street. Police attended and the intoxicated female attempted to run from Police. The female was arrested as she was bound of a court condition not to consume alcohol. The female was charged with breaching her condition and later released on a Promise to Appear.

At about 2:00 AM while conducting patrols in the west end business area, Police observed a vehicle parked with occupants inside. A strong odor of cannabis marihuana was observed coming from the vehicle. The male seated in the driver’s seat admitted to smoking cannabis and was issued a violation ticket for consumption in a motor vehicle.

A local business reported a credit card fraud. A male on multiple occasions ordered parts by telephone paying with a credit card. The parts were then picked up by a second unknown male. On the last order the credit card was denied and after making inquiries it was determined that all transactions were fraudulent totaling $1400.

March 19, 2019

Police were able to identify the suspect in a recent theft of fuel from vehicles. The male suspect was observed operating a vehicle and a traffic stop was conducted. The 33 year old was arrested and charged with break & enter and theft and is waiting on a bail hearing.

A west-end business contacted Police regarding a theft in progress. Police attended and a male with a full cart of merchandise was outside the store where he was being interrupted by employees and bystanders. The 32 year old from Wetaskiwin was arrested and charged with theft and possession of stolen property. He was later released on a promise to appear.

An alarm company for a west-end business received an internal alarm and first reported it to the store manager followed by contacting Police. Police immediately attended to find that a theft had occurred and that the suspect had already left the store. Police are reviewing video surveillance of the incident. The lone suspect was able to pry open a gun locker and firearms were stolen. Inventory checks are being conducted to determine exactly what was stolen

March 18, 2019

A female advised that she was the victim of a scam. The female had been receiving cheques from a website called “whoeasy.com” and then wired money back to other parties. The female had been frauded out of $8100.

A fast food restaurant reported that a female was in the restaurant that was causing them concern. The female was given a ride home by Police.

March 18, 2019 – Special Announcement

NEWS RELEASE – The Camrose Police Service would like to announce Chief Mark Neufeld will be leaving his position to assume the role of police chief for the Calgary Police Service.

Chief Neufeld joined the Camrose Police Service in 2017.  Since then, the service has been strongly focused on both our employees and our community.  The service is actively engaged with partner agencies and support providers to connect vulnerable individuals with appropriate resources.  In addition, the structure and systems of the police service have been modernized.  These changes have enabled the service to identify crime trends and other community issues in real time, and to intervene appropriately to prevent crime, reduce repeat calls for service, and generally enhance community safety and well-being in Camrose.

This change will take effect some time during the next several months.  Chief Neufeld’s move to Calgary will be thoughtfully planned and timed so the impacts of this transition are minimized.  In the meantime, the Camrose Police Service is involved in a number of important community initiatives and these will continue as planned.

The Camrose Police Commission is aware of the Chief’s appointment.  Police Commission Chairperson, Rob Ford, said, “It is with mixed emotions we accept Chief Neufeld’s resignation.  We thank him for his leadership and contributions to the Camrose Police Service and to our community.  We wish the Chief and his family the best in this new endeavour.”  The commission will be meeting in the coming days to discuss next steps.

Chief Neufeld indicated how difficult the decision to leave Camrose was for he and his wife, Lynn.  “This community embraced us warmly and we have met many wonderful people”, he said, “and I am immensely proud of the work of the Camrose Police Service.  The women and men, both sworn and civilian, care deeply about each other and this community.  Great people committed to serving great people – I think that’s what makes Camrose so special!”

The Camrose Police Service remains steadfastly committed to providing quality and compassionate police services to the City and its residents.  We thank you for your continued support.

Further updates will be shared with the public as they become available.

March 17, 2019

The Edmonton Police Service advised that a stolen pick-up truck may be traveling to Camrose. The vehicle was located parked in the area of 46 street in the 4800 and a 24 year old female and a 33 year old male were arrested. The suspects were transported back to Edmonton by EPS members.

Police received a 911 hang-up call and were able to determine that the call originated from a residence on 53 street in the 5400 block. Police attended the residence and located a 19 year old male who was high on drugs. The male had several outstanding warrants out of Bonnyville for sexual assault, sexual interference and uttering threats. The male was arrested and lodged into custody and is awaiting a bail hearing.

Police attended to a residence on Mount Pleasant Drive after receiving a 911 call from a female indicating that she had caused harm to herself. The 18 year old had taken several pills and had cut her arm. EMS transported the female to St. Mary’s hospital.

A female contacted Police advising that an intoxicated male left her residence after stealing her vehicle along with her two children. The RCMP was advised and conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle on Hwy 21 and Hwy 14. The male was arrested for impaired driving and theft.

March 16, 2019

A report was received that a woman was causing problems at a downtown liquor establishment. Police attended and located an intoxicated 67 year old woman. The woman was transported to a family member’s residence for the night.

Police mediated a child custody issue between a 36 year old woman and her 37 year old ex-husband. Both agreed to abide by the court order.

Members conducted a traffic stop and arrested a 34 year old man for outstanding warrants. While executing the arrest members located a knife near the accused contrary to his release conditions. The male was charged with breaching two of his court documents.

Police received a complaint that a 39 year old woman was causing problems inside of an apartment complex. The woman was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer and uttering death threats after becoming uncooperative with police.

A youth was located shoplifting at a west end business after a Loss Prevention Officer caught the youth with several stolen items of make-up. The youth was provided with a warning and given a Trespass Notice.

March 13, 2019

Police are investigating a fraud involving a cheque which was recently deposited into someone’s account even though the same cheque had been deposited to the rightful owner months earlier.

A male reported that someone entered his garage and stole a variety of Stanley branded tools. The male had just moved into the residence on 54 street in the 5200 block.

Police assisted EMS at a residence where a female had taken a large amount of pills and had intentionally caused an injury to herself. The female was cooperative and accepted medical assistance.

March 12, 2019

Lock it or Lose it. A female reported that she left her vehicle unlocked while parked on 61A street in the 3100 block. In the morning she realized that someone had been in her vehicle and her wallet containing her personal information had been stolen.

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle which was exceeding the speed limit. A mandatory alcohol screening test was conducted which resulted in the male driver receiving a 24 hour license suspension. The male was additionally issued a violation ticket for exceeding the speed limit and his vehicle was towed.

The loss prevention officer at a west end business contacted Police after he apprehended a female shoplifter. The 23 year old was issued a verbal warning and a trespass notice prohibiting her from returning to the business.

March 11, 2019

Curb the Danger. Police received a 911 call regarding an impaired driver traveling eastbound on 48th avenue. Police located the vehicle parked at a liquor store and the male driver was arrested as he was exiting the business. After resisting his arrest the male was transported to Police headquarters where he provided one sample of his breath that was nearly three times the legal limit. The male then refused to provide the required second sample. The 53 year old was charged with impaired driving, refusing to provide a breath sample, resist arrest and driving while suspended.

Police received a complaint of a theft from a storage business. It was determined that six storage units were broken into and tools had been stolen. The suspect(s) entered the secured compound by cutting a hole in the fence. Police are investigating.

The owner of an apartment building near the downtown area reported that their coin operated laundry machines had been broken into. Police are investigating the theft.

Police received a complaint of a person who had ignited a fire outside the hockey arena. Police attended and located a 27 year old male who had lit a book exchange container on fire and was burning the books to keep warm. The intoxicated male was arrested and charged with arson.

March 10, 2019

Police received a 911 call regarding a youth that was assaulting his family members inside of a residence. Police attended and determined that the young man had assaulted a family member by throwing a chair and punching them in the face. He also pushed another member of the family who tried to subdue the youth. While Police attempted to take the youth into custody he kicked at officers and had to be restrained and handcuffed. The youth was charged with assault with a weapon, two counts of assault and assaulting a police officer. He was released on a promise to appear.

A complaint was received of a woman causing problems at a business in Camrose. Police attended and mediated the situation.

March 9, 2019

A 43 year old woman called advising her common-law was attempting to get into the residence and he was grossly intoxicated. Police located the 43 year old man and removed him from the property.

Police received a call from a woman who had concerns for a youth after seeing some disturbing posts. The youth was located and it was determined she was fine and staying with family for support.

An owner made a complaint that sometime over the past week his dump trailer was stolen from the area of 41 Avenue and 73 Street.

Police conducted a traffic stop and arrested a 34 year old man for breaching his release conditions.

A complaint was received of an altercation at a downtown licensed premises. A 27 year old woman was arrested after pulling out another women’s earring. The woman was charged with assault causing bodily harm, resisting arrest and possession of a controlled substance. The woman to be released when sober.

A 26 year old man was arrested for impaired driving. The man provided samples of 160mg% and 170mg%. The man was released to appear in court.

Police mediated a disagreement between an intoxicated 22 year old man and his intoxicated 21 year old girlfriend. Both agreed to separate for the evening.

A 47 year old woman was arrested for outstanding warrant out of Edmonton, Alberta.

March 8, 2019

The owner of a storage compound reported that the locks from 5 storage lockers had been damaged. Police are reviewing video surveillance.

Lock it or Lose it. The owner of a pickup truck reported that a tool box and approximately $800 of tools were stolen from the box of the vehicle.

Police received a call of smoke coming from a garage on 75 street in the 3900 block. Police determined that a vehicle inside the garage was on fire. Fire extinquishers were used to contain the fire until the Camrose Fire Department arrived.

At 2:00 AM while conducting patrols in the east end industrial area Police observed a vehicle parked on the south end of 41 street. When Police approached a male passenger ran from the vehicle carrying a large duffle bag. The male was caught by Police and arrested along with the female driver after it was determined that both the duffle bag and the vehicle contained numerous break-in tools. The 32 year old female and the 38 year old male both from Parkland County had a history of break & enters. Both individuals were charged with possession of break-in tools and are waiting on a bail hearing.

March 7, 2019

Police received a complaint from a local hotel of an intoxicated male in their lobby. Police located the male wandering in the hallway and he was arrested to prevent further breach of the peace. He was later released without charges.

Police conducted a traffic stop when the female driver was observed not wearing her seatbelt. In conversation with the driver it was observed that she was under the influence of drugs. The female was arrested for impaired driving and taken back to Police headquarters where she failed tests conducted by a drug recognition expert. The 35 year old was charged with failing to wear her seatbelt, operating an unregistered motor vehicle and is facing impaired driving charges pending the results of a urine sample that was obtained.

Lock it or Lose it. A male reported that his unlocked 2004 Chev pickup truck was entered overnight while parked on 41 avenue in the 5900 block. The vehicle’s ignition had been punched out and his Garmin GPS and prescription sunglasses had been stolen.

The owner of a storage business reported that sometime over the weekend suspects cut the fence to his compound. It is unknown if any property is missing and video surveillance is being reviewed.

March 6, 2019

A downtown business contacted Police after apprehending a shoplifter. The 21 year old female had stolen a small item which resulted in a verbal warning and the issuance of a trespass notice.

A business reported that they came across a counterfeit $50 bill when cashing out. It is unknown who may have used the bill to make a purchase.

A vehicle owner reported that someone stole the tailgate off of her 2012 GMC pickup while it was parked on 30ave in the 6200 block.

March 5, 2019

An east-end business reported a break & enter where suspects entered their fenced compound and stole a flatbed trailer with four snowmobiles. RCMP in Leduc reported that they recovered the trailer and two of the snowmobiles in their rural area. Police are investigating.

March 4, 2019

Police received a 911 call from a local bar and determined that the male had called the emergency number after a bet with friends. The 25 year old was educated on the seriousness of calling 911, removed from the bar after he was yelling profanities and issued a violation ticket for detrimental conduct.

A 911 call was received from an intoxicated woman looking for a place to sleep. Police located the female along with an intoxicated male at a residence on the north side of Camrose. The female was educated on the proper use of the emergency number.

March 3, 2019

Police received two complaints from businesses in the east end industrial area where their fenced compounds had been entered. In both cases company vehicles had their windows smashed and interior’s had been rummaged through. Police are investigating.

Curb the Danger. Police received a complaint from a motorist that their vehicle had been side-swiped by a black Ford F150 which fled the scene traveling westbound on 48th avenue. A second 911 call was then received of the same vehicle striking a merge sign at the roundabout at Hwy 21 and Hwy 13. Multiple calls were then received that the vehicle was swerving into oncoming traffic as it traveled north on Hwy 21. Members caught up to the vehicle where it had hit the ditch and the male driver was arrested for impaired driving. The male provided samples of his breath which were over twice the legal limit. The 40 year old was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle, dangerous driving and three counts of failing to remain at the scene of a collision.

A female reported that all four tires of her vehicle was slashed while it was parked on 52a street in the 4900 block.

Police received a complaint of a male who was threatening to harm himself and located the male hiding in the trunk of his vehicle. The male admitted to consuming a large number of pills so he was transported to St. Mary’s hospital for treatment.

March 2, 2019

A female reported that she had been kidnapped and assaulted by her boyfriend. The female described to Police that on February 28th her boyfriend who was upset about how their relationship was going, forced her into a vehicle and drove her into the country. The male threatened that he was going to kill her and continued with actions that caused her to believe that he was going to end her life. After several hours they returned to Camrose where the female jumped from the vehicle and ran to a friend’s house. The male who was known to Police was located and charged with kidnapping, unlawful confinement, choking to overcome resistance, assault, assault with a weapon, uttering threats and possession of a controlled substance. A bail hearing was conducted and the 38 year old was remanded into custody.

March 1, 2019

Police received a Curb the Danger call from a witness who observed a vehicle collide with another vehicle and then flee the scene. The witness was able to safely follow the vehicle and described to Police the exact location the vehicle was hiding. The 49 year old driver was charged with no registration, no insurance and failing to remain at the scene of a collision.

A female advised that she had given a spare house key to a neighbor for emergency use. The female now suspected that the neighbor has been entering her home as she was missing some money. Police are investigating.

A mother and daughter attended the Police station to report that they had both been assaulted by the mother’s boyfriend. Police located and arrested the male who was then charged with two counts of assault and breaching his alcohol conditions. The male is in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

Eyes on Camrose. A witness contacted Police when they observed a male entering garages in the area of 53 street in the 5200 block. Police attended and arrested the male as he was exiting someone’s shed. The male was in possession of an orange sled and recyclables that did not belong to him. He was also in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine. The 58 year old was charged with theft, possession of stolen property, breaching his conditions and possession of a controlled substance. He remains in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

February 28, 2019

A mother contacted Police when she found out that her young daughter had been sexually assaulted by an older male cousin while they were at Big Valley Jamboree. The mother who resides in another community in central Alberta further indicated that her child has been sexually assaulted by the same cousin on previous occasions in their community. Police and the RCMP are investigating.

A local business reported a fraud where their email system had been compromised. They received emails from their president who is currently away on vacation requesting that staff transfer funds to another company. A very large amount of money was e-transferred to a company oversees before they realized it was a scam. Police are investigating.

A Curb the Danger call reported a vehicle coming into Camrose and believed the driver may be impaired. A traffic stop was conducted and the 85 year old male driver indicated he was lost and had been trying to get home for about two hours. Police contacted his wife and the male was returned to his Camrose address.

February 27, 2019

A business contacted Police indicating that a male was inside their store swinging a hatchet. Police attended and arrested a 37 year old male who had the weapon concealed under his jacket. The male who was upset about a product that he had purchased was charged with assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public, possessing a concealed weapon and a liquor charge. The male is waiting on a bail hearing.

Police received a 911 call from a female stating that her husband had assaulted her. Police attended and the residence and observed a fresh injury to the female’s face. The male was arrested and charged with assault and later released on conditions.

February 26, 2019

A male advised that sometime between 8:00 AM and noon his trailer with three snowmobiles was stolen from 41avenue in the 5800 block.

A male reported that his credit card had been fraudulently used in Toronto. The incident is being investigated by his credit card company.

Staff at a local bar contacted Police when a male entered their business with fresh injuries to his face. Police attended and determined that the intoxicated male had fallen on the stairs causing facial trauma. The male refused medical assistance and was transported to a family member’s residence.

Police received a 911 call regarding a female who was out of control inside a residence. Police attended and the intoxicated female who had damaged property inside the home, was arrested to prevent further breach of the peace. The 32 year old was later released when sober without charges.

February 24, 2019

Police received a complaint of a man and woman panhandling near a west end business. It was determined the man was subject to a court order which prohibited him from having any contact with the woman. The man was arrested for breaching the order and later brought before a Justice of the Peace where he was released with further conditions.

Police responded to two separate incidents involving collisions with pedestrians. One investigation resulted in the pedestrian suffering minor injury and a man being issued a violation ticket for failing to stop at a stop sign. The other matter is still under investigation.

A 9-1-1 call for a single vehicle collision resulted in police being dispatched to a residential area to find the vehicle had fled the scene. With assistance from another witness police quickly located the vehicle and the occupants. A 29 year old man is facing numerous criminal charges including impaired driving, dangerous driving, fleeing the scene of a collision, and resist arrest.

While conducting routine bar checks a man was approached for a bylaw infraction. The incident led to a lengthy investigation and the man was arrested after fleeing from police. A 25 year old man has been charged with impaired driving, criminal flight from police, resist arrest, and urinating in public.

February 23, 2019

Police conducted a Traffic stop for a driving infraction. The driver displayed usual signs of impairment and was placed under arrest and transported to cells. The male provided breath samples of 140% and 130%. It was also determined that the driver was a suspended driver. The male was released on a Promise to Appear.

February 22, 2019

A male reported that the catalytic converter from his Ford F350 had been stolen while his vehicle was parked at a west end hotel.

A female contacted Police to report that her 2007 black Jeep Grand Cherokee had been stolen. The theft occurred between 1:00 AM and 6:00 AM while the vehicle was parked on 69a street in the 4000 block.

A male advised that his red 2005 Chev Silverado was stolen during the night while parked on 75 street in the 3700 block.

Four rims and tires from a Dodge truck where reported stolen from the south side of a garage. The rims have an 8 bolt pattern with Good Year tires.

February 21, 2019

An auto dealership reported that two of their vehicles had their exhaust systems cut off overnight. Police are reviewing video surveillance and investigating the theft which is estimated to be valued at $4000.

Police were contacted by a female who had locked herself in her vehicle to escape her ex-boyfriend. The 28 year old male had chased her out of her own home and then smashed a bottle against the window of her vehicle. The male who had a no contact condition in place with the female was arrested and charged with assault and breaching his conditions.

February 20, 2019

A male reported that someone smashed the passenger side window of his vehicle and stole his Duffle bag which contained his iPad and a Bluetooth speaker.

An employee in the cornerstone area reported that while he was at work between 11AM and 4PM someone drilled a hole in the gas tank of his vehicle causing $1600 damage.

Police observed a vehicle exceeding the speed limit and a traffic stop was conducted. A mandatory alcohol screening test was conducted and the driver provided a sample under the legal limit but over the provincial standard. As a result the 53 year old’s license was suspended for three days and his vehicle was also seized for three days.

February 19, 2019

Lock it or Lose It. The owner of a 2003 Ford F150 who left his keys inside his vehicle while parked on 46 street in the 4700 block, contacted Police when he noticed his vehicle had been stolen. Prior to the owner realizing that his vehicle was stolen it had been used to smash into a convenience store in Wetaskiwin were the suspects stole $7500 worth of cigarettes. Police are investigating.

A 68 year old female advised that she allowed someone to remotely access her computer to fix a virus. The scammer then claimed that he accidently credited her bank account and asked her to purchase $1000 of iTunes cards to repay him. Even though the business where she purchased the cards tried to warn her about it being a scam, the woman lied to them stating that the cards were gifts. After provided the scammer with the activation codes he then convinced the woman to purchase another $1000 worth of cards. Fortunately family became involved and stopped the second purchase.

Lock it or Lose It. A female reported that her unlocked vehicle had been rummaged through while parked on 47 street in the 4800 block. The insurance and registration documents were stolen in the process.

A male reported that the door lock on his truck had been punched out while parked on 46 street in the 4800 block. Nothing was missing from his vehicle.

Curb the Danger. Staff from a downtown business contacted Police to report an impaired driver. Police attended and stopped the man from getting into the driver’s seat of his vehicle. The male displayed obvious signs of drug impairment and was arrested for impaired driving. After failing each of his drug recognition tests, the 42 year old provided a urine sample for analysis. As a result Police provincial suspended his driver’s license and criminal charges are pending the laboratory results.

February 18, 2019

Police received a call from a hotel advising a male was causing problems inside and refusing to leave. An intoxicated 18 year old man was located and given a violation ticket for public intoxication. The man agreed to leave with friends and was issued a 6 month trespass notice.

A homeowner called and advised sometime over the weekend unknown person(s) stole all of her property off of her front step.

A youth contacted the service and advised a 22 year old man would not stop communicating with her after she told him to stop. The man was spoken to and advised to seize all communication.

A 36 year old man was arrested on outstanding warrants. The man was brought before a Justice of the Peace and released to appear in court.

An 18 year old man was arrested on outstanding warrants. The man was later released to appear in court.

February 17, 2019

A woman called and advised her brother is intoxicated and causing problems inside of the residence. Members attended and arrested the 24 year old man for prevention of breach of peace. The man was released when he was sober.

Police received a complaint from a youth advising his mother is having a verbal argument with her boyfriend. Both adults were intoxicated and the 40 year old boyfriend agreed to stay at a hotel for the night.

A woman called Police advising her neighbour’s child damaged her vehicle and wanted the consequences for the child. Police spoke with both parties and the family agreed to pay for the damages prior to police arrival.

Police were dispatched to a call of a break and enter where a male was attempting to get into a residence. A 28 year old intoxicated man was located outside of the residence and was attempting to speak with ex-girlfriend. The man was transported to his parent’s residence for the evening.

February 16, 2019

Police received a complaint of an intoxicated man who was trying to get into the complainant’s residence. The man was located and investigation determined that he was at the wrong address. Assistance was provided in finding his address.

A complaint was received of a disturbance occurring inside of a residence between a man and a woman. Police attended and the situation was mediated and both parties agreed to separate for the evening.

February 15, 2019

Police responded to a residence on 51 avenue in the 5600 block after a 911 call was received from a woman indicating that her boyfriend had just assaulted her. When Police arrived they observed the boyfriend kicking at the exterior door trying to break into the home. The male would not comply with Police direction and resisted his arrest. It was determined that the boyfriend had assaulted the female while they were in a vehicle in front of the home. When a male family member tried to intervene, he too was assaulted. The family member and the female fled to the house and called 911. The 28 year old male who was charged with two counts of assault and one count of uttering threats was later released with numerous conditions.

Police attended a residence on 52a street in the 4900 block after receiving an anonymous complaint of a possible domestic disturbance. Police attended the residence where a female had locked herself into the bathroom after the agitated male started screaming and yelling at her. It was determined that no physical violence had occurred. The male agreed to leave the residence while the female stayed with a family member.

February 14, 2019

Police attended to a collision where a child was struck when crossing the street after getting off the school bus. The child was taken by EMS to St. Mary’s hospital and fortunately did not have any injuries. The 18 year old female driver is facing charges.

February 13, 2019

A male attended an east end business and ordered $4000 of product paying with a credit card. About 45 minutes later the male returned stating that he changed his mind and wanted his money refunded onto a different credit card. The store complied with the request and it was later determined that credit card he used to pay for the product was stolen. Police are investigating the fraud.

February 12, 2019

Police were contacted by staff at the Ecole Camrose Composite High School regarding a social media post containing threatening material directed at their school. A hold and secure procedure was initiated which prevents anyone from leaving or entering the school. All regular classes continued as Police in a precautionary measure set up containment around the perimeter of the building. The containment remained in effect for approximately two hours until Police were able to determine the source of the threat and ensure that the suggested actions were not plausible. A youth from Camrose is facing criminal charges as Police continue their investigation.

Police previously attended the scene of a domestic situation involving a female and her 19 year old boyfriend. The female attended the Police station and described how her boyfriend had assaulted her on three previous occasions and then destroyed her cell phone. Arrangements were made for the female to stay at an alternate location but moments after her arrival her boyfriend appeared, trying to gain entry. Police attended and located the male as he was fleeing in his vehicle. The male was arrested and charged with three counts of assault and one count of mischief. He is in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

February 11, 2019

Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle which had been reported as stolen. Inside the vehicle were a female and four males one of which was the person who originally had reported the vehicle as stolen. All occupants were arrested and in a search of each person Police located quantities of GHB, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, heroine and brass knuckles. Three occupants were charged with drug related offences and breaching their court conditions. The female who was operating the vehicle at the time of the traffic stop was additionally charged with possession of stolen property. All three individuals are in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

Police were advised that a male who had been in an argument with family members had made threats to harm them and himself. The male was driving around in his truck and it was believed that his was in possession of a shotgun. Police were able to conduct a traffic stop of the vehicle and located the firearm inside the vehicle without any ammunition. The 26 year old was arrested on a mental health warrant and transported to the Centennial Center.

A male called 911 and could be heard crying and asking for help. Police attended to his residence and found the 21 year old in the bathtub with a long cut on his forearm. The male was taken by EMS to St. Mary’s hospital.

Police received a report of a vehicle which was abandoned on Erickson Drive in the 6300 block. Police located the blue Honda Civic which had been reported stolen out of Edmonton on January 9th.

February 10, 2019

Police responded to several collisions over the weekend. In nearly all incidents the cause of the collision was one of the drivers driving too fast for the road conditions. The roads are icy and Police are highly recommending that people drive cautiously.

Over the weekend Police received several complaints of a male and his dog inside various vestibules throughout the city. The male refuses any assistance available to him from social services but has quite willingly been accepting money from the public. Police continue to try to assist the uncooperative male.

February 9, 2019

Police responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of 50 Street and 48 Avenue. Police determined that a motorist went through a red light while travelling westbound on 48 Ave and struck a north bound vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was charged for failing to stop at a red light.

February 8, 2019

Police received a 911 call and a female could be heard crying before the phone was disconnected. Police attended the residence where a husband and wife were having ongoing marital issues. The situation was mediated and victim services assisted.

A male called to advise that his 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee which he had just purchased had been stolen. The complainant was evasive in providing details regarding how he acquired the vehicle and exactly when and where it was stolen. The vehicle was later located at an address in Edmonton. Police continue the investigation to determine what exactly had occurred.

February 7, 2019

Police responded to a 911 call regarding a domestic situation. It was determined that the couple was involved in a very heated argument. The involved male agreed to stay at a friend’s house for the evening.

Police responded to two other domestic situations that were both mediated after it was determined that nothing criminal in nature had occurred.

February 6, 2019

Police responded to a three vehicle collision at the intersection of Hwy 13 and 36 street. An eastbound vehicle driven by a 68 year old female was struck by a cargo van that conducted an unsafe left turn. A third vehicle waiting at the stop sign was also struck in the collision. The female was taken by EMS to the hospital with an injury to her neck. The driver of the cargo van was charged with conducting an unsafe left hand turn.

The loss prevention officer at a west end business apprehended a female shoplifter who then fainted. EMS and Police were dispatched and the 72 year old was taken to the hospital for treatment.

February 4, 2019

A west end restaurant reported that two males and a female left the business without paying for their meals. Police are waiting on video surveillance to identify the suspects.

A loss prevention officer at a west end business contacted Police when he witnessed a female hiding cosmetics on her person. The female was confronted and issued a trespass notice.

February 3, 2019

A Grande Prairie woman requested assistance in locating her vehicle after a male did not return it as agreed. Police located the vehicle and mediated the situation.

Police assisted Emergency Medical Services in locating an injured woman after she fled her residence with self-inflicted injuries. The woman was found in an alley near her home and transported to the hospital.

A 19 year old man and a 15 year old female were arrested for shoplifting at a west end business. The man was charged with Theft Under $5000.00 and the youth female was released without criminal charges. The pair were issued notices not to attend the business under the Petty Trespass Act.

Police conducted licenced premise checks and identified a 49 year old woman that was known to have outstanding warrants. The woman was arrested and ledged in holding cells awaiting payment of her fines.

February 2, 2019

Police were called to a business after a client became agitated and refused to leave. The 36 year old man was found to have several outstanding warrants for his arrest and was apprehended. The man was brought before a Justice of the Peace and later released from custody with numerous conditions.

A 48 year old man was seen in the downtown area and known to have an outstanding warrant which ordered him to return to a neighbouring agency. The man was arrested and returned to their care.

A staff member from a local motel reported two men were in physical altercation within one of their rooms. Police located both intoxicated men and determined one of them attempted to obstruct officers by using his brother’s identity. Police checks of the man’s real name found he had warrants for drug related activity. The man was arrested and is to appear before a Justice of the Peace.

A single vehicle collision was reported in the east end of Camrose. Police found the driver of a pick-up truck had lost control and slid into a ditch where the vehicle rolled onto its passenger side. All three occupants were unharmed.

February 1, 2019

Police responded to two separate roll-over collisions. The first occurred on the east end of Camrose when an eastbound vehicle accelerating to highway speed lost control, crossed the oncoming traffic lane and rolled into the opposite ditch. The second collision occurred a half hour later on the west end of Camrose where a westbound vehicle accelerating to highway speed also lost control crossed the oncoming lane and rolled into the south ditch. It was fortunate in both collisions that there was no oncoming traffic. None of the persons involved were injured. Icy road conditions were a factor in both incidents.

An ongoing drug investigation resulted in Police acquiring a search warrant on a residence. While approaching the home Police observed two men exit and drive away in a vehicle. A traffic stop was conducted and the two men were arrested. The first male was searched resulting in Police locating numerous drug trafficking paraphernalia, a taser, 25.4 grams of methamphetamine, 12.8 grams of cocaine, 0.7 grams of MDMA and 0.6 grams of heroin. Police returned to the residence and executed the search warrant. A female inside the residence was arrested and in a search of the home Police located a stolen cheque, drug trafficking items, a small quantity of methamphetamine and GHB. The female was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of stolen property, and five counts of breaching her conditions. Nicholas William BAKER (30) was charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, three counts of possession of a controlled substance, three weapons charges, possession of stolen property, proceeds of crime and breaching his conditions. Both subjects are in custody.

January 30, 2019

On January 20th Police attempted to stop a vehicle which fled from Police and while doing so the driver threw a sawed off shot-gun out the window. Police were able to identify the driver and a warrant was issued for his arrest. The 23 year old turned himself into Police where he was charged with several offences including careless driving, flight from Police, possession of a dangerous weapon, possession of a prohibited weapon and failing to comply with his conditions. The male is in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

A local business reported that a male had made repeated attempts to purchase iTunes cards with the intention of sending the activation codes to someone in Africa. The male had left the store prior to the business reporting the incident. Police were able to identify the male on video surveillance are working with him to prevent the fraud from reoccurring.

January 29, 2019

Nothing to report.

January 28, 2019

While conducting patrols Police observed a female who had outstanding warrants out of Edmonton and Camrose. The woman who was also under the influence of alcohol was arrested on her warrants and additionally charged for breaching her alcohol conditions. A bail hearing will be conducted to determine her release.

January 27, 2019

An employee from a west end business called advising a large amount of intoxicated people came in and while waiting for food broke a window. Police identified the subject responsible and they agreed to pay for the damages.

Police received a complaint of a woman who was distraught and refusing to provide any further information. The intoxicated woman was located and spoken to and it was determined she got into an argument with her boyfriend. The situation was mediated and she was left with a family member for the night.

A 911 call was received that a semi-truck struck a man in a mobility scooter at 68 Street and 48 Avenue. After an investigation police determined the male in the scooter crossed 48 Avenue on a red light and was struck by the truck driver who had a solid green. The male suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital for a precautionary assessment.

Police arrested a 23 year old woman for outstanding warrants for her arrest out of Sylvan Lake and Camrose. The woman was scheduled to appear before a Justice of the Peace in the morning.

January 26, 2019

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle when Police observed that the male driver was not wearing his seatbelt. A mandatory alcohol screening was conducted which determined that the GDL driver had alcohol in his system. As a result the 27 year old had his driver’s license suspended for 30 days and his vehicle seized for 7 days under provincial legislation. He was also issued a seatbelt violation ticket.

Police received a curb the danger call regarding a vehicle swerving on highway 833 heading toward Camrose. The vehicle was stopped entering the city and the 46 year old female driver was determined not to be under the influence of alcohol. The vehicle she was operating however was not insured or registered. The woman was charged accordingly and her vehicle was towed.

January 25, 2019

Police received reports of four vehicles which had their tires slashed while parked at 122 Mount Pleasant Drive. Police are investigating.

A west end business reported that a male had previously stolen a bottle of perfume. Police are reviewing video surveillance to identify the suspect.

January 24, 2019

Police and the Camrose Fire Department responded to a fire in a residence on 57 street in the 3900 block. The home was filled with smoke caused by a mechanical issue with the furnace but no fire had actually ignited.

Police received a complaint from the owner of a rental property regarding a male who was trying to install a satellite dish without authorization and was refusing to leave. Police assisted by escorting the male off the property.

January 23, 2019

Eyes on Camrose. A citizen reported a suspicious vehicle parked in the area of 75 street in the 3900 block. Police recovered the late 90’s Ford F150 which had been stolen from a local business in late 2018. Three of the doors on the vehicle were from another Ford F150 that had recently been stolen from a Camrose address. Police are investigating.

January 22, 2019

A male reported that he had been donating money to Brian Carn Ministries over the past few months and they now sent him a cheque for $5500 to deposit into his account with direction to forward the funds to various other charities. The male complied with the request only to later find out that the $5500 cheque was fraudulent. It total the male has now been scammed in excess of $12000.

A search warrant was executed on a residence in central Camrose where Police located and seized stolen property which included to high end vases, a city yards sign, 2 bicycles, approximately 90 kg of copper wire and a variety of purses and clothing. Police also located 19.7 grams of methamphetamine and small quantities of fentanyl and GHB. A woman and two males were jointly charged with 30 counts of property and drug related offences.

January 21, 2019

A woman contacted Police advising her vehicle was stolen while it was parked at a west end business overnight. The vehicle was stopped in Wainwright, Alberta and a male was arrested.

Police were contacted with concerns that a child was not getting proper medical attention and needed to be taken to see a physician. The child was located and the mother was spoken to in regards to the concerns. After speaking with the family there was no concern for the child as it was getting proper medical attention.

A 40 year old woman requested assistance in removing two male roommates out of the residence that were refusing to leave. After speaking to all parties it was determined the complainant to be the issue as she was intoxicated and causing issues inside of the home. The woman was transported to a friend’s residence for the evening.

Police were called to a west end business after a Loss Prevention Officer apprehended a 36 year old man stealing merchandise. The man was charged and released to appear in court.

A 26 year old woman called Police stating while she was shopping and noted her ex-boyfriend yelling at her. The 31 year old man had conditions not to have any contact with the woman. Police to locate and charge the male for the breach of his court order.

Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop and when lights were activated the male driver took off on police. Police were able to identify the male and are seeking a warrant for his arrest.

January 20, 2019

While on patrol members noted an intoxicated man outside of a licensed premise who was causing issues. Police arrested the man for public intoxication and when attempting to place the male in handcuffs he resisted arrest. He was charged for resist arrest and public intoxication then released on a promise to appear when he was sober.

A licensed premise contacted police looking for assistance in removing a man from their premise. Police attended the man agreed to leave the premise and the situation was mediated.

January 19, 2019

Members recovered a stolen vehicle that had occurred early in the morning. The vehicle, undamaged, was returned to the owner. (3) Men out of Edmonton were charged with possession of stolen property over $5000.00.

Police responded to a parking complaint, resulting in the recovery of another stolen vehicle which was stolen on December 26, 2018. The vehicle was returned to the owner undamaged.

January 18, 2019

While in custody a male was observed to be snorting a substance inside of his jail cell. Further checks determined the male had a small baggie containing methamphetamine and clonazepam pills hidden within his body. The drugs were confiscated and the male was charged with (2) counts of possession of a controlled substance.

Police responded to a report that the driver of a black f150 possibly driving intoxicated. The vehicle was located and the male driver displayed the usual signs of an impaired driver. The male provided two samples resulting in readings 290 mg% and 290 mg%. He was arrested and released to a sober adult.

January 17, 2019

Police responded to a west end business where a man and two women were attempting to purchase gift cards with fraudulent credit cards. All three individuals were located and arrested. Police investigation found them in possession of numerous fraud related items, heroin and methamphetamines. The man was determined to have numerous warrants for his arrest and a court ordered condition not to be in contact with one of the women. One woman was released on a drug related charge. The man and the other woman are facing several court order breaches, fraud, and drug charges and will remain in custody until their release is determined by a Justice of the Peace.

A report was received concerning a man that was breaching his release conditions by having contact with a woman. Police attended the woman’s residence and found the man inside contrary to his conditions. The man was arrested and will be brought before a Justice of the Peace to determine his release. The same man was found to be responsible for a theft from a local business and has been charged accordingly.

January 16, 2019

While on patrol, members conducted a traffic stop and determined that the driver of the vehicle had outstanding warrants for driving a motor vehicle without insurance and driving with a suspended driver’s license. The man was arrested and will be held in custody until his fines are paid.

Police conducted a traffic stop and determined that the vehicle did not have valid registration or insurance. The driver of the vehicle was charged and the vehicle was subsequently towed.

While on patrol, members noted a male riding a bicycle and were aware that he had outstanding warrants for his arrest. He was arrested and a search resulted in the seizure of a schedule 1 substance called ‘suboxone’. He will be brought before a Justice of the Peace to determine his release.

Police entered into an investigation after two citizens reported they received voicemails from an unknown female who was personating a member of the Camrose Police Service. As a result of the investigation, Police identified a youth who was determined to be responsible and she was referred to the Youth Justice Committee.

January 15, 2019

Police were called to a disturbance at a residence involving a man and a woman. The situation was mediated and both parties were separated for the evening.

Police responded to a collision involving three vehicles at the intersection of 48 Street and 49 Avenue. It was determined that one of the drivers failed to stop as required and they were struck by a vehicle with the right of way which caused the first vehicle to collide with another motorist at the intersection. The matter is still under investigation.

A man attended the police service to report that his vehicle was stolen. The matter is under investigation.

January 14, 2019

Camrose Police Service and EMS attended a business in the West end to assist a male driver that was in distress from a medical issue. Male provided proper medical assistance and had no further issues.

Police attended an address in Camrose where a report of a break and enter in to a garage had occurred. Two bicycles were stolen from the garage. One bike was recovered a short distance from the residence. The investigation is ongoing.

A 20 year old from Camrose was arrested on his warrants and released on a Promise to Appear.

January 13, 2019

Police received complaint from a citizen that he had his license plate stolen off of his parked vehicle sometime through the night. Police are investigating.

A complaint was received of an intoxicated female causing problems outside of a residence. Police arrested the female for public intoxication and she was released when she was sober without charges.

A female called police advising that she was assaulted by her common law husband. Police located the man and arrested him for assault. The investigation led to the man being charged with assault causing bodily harm and uttering threats. He was brought before a Justice of the Peace and released on a no cash recognizance with conditions.

January 12, 2019

As a result of an ongoing domestic violence investigation, Police laid charges on a 33 year old man for forcible confinement, two counts of assault, two counts of uttering threats and three counts of fail to comply with a recognizance. The man was brought before a Justice of the Peace and remanded into custody.

Police received a complaint of a fight occurring at a licensed premise. Members attended and determined that a 24 year old man was the primary instigator of the altercation. Police checks showed the man had an outstanding warrant for unpaid fines so he was arrested and held in custody until his fines are paid.

A complaint was received of a suspicious male at an apartment complex. Police identified the man and determined that he was in possession of GHB and in breach of his probation. He was arrested, brought before a Justice of the Peace and released on a recognizance.

January 11, 2019

A female called 911 stating there was a domestic disturbance and then hung up the phone. Police attended the residence which had a history of violence between the female and a 33 year old male. Both occupants were intoxicated and the male was arrested as he had a no contact condition with the female as well as outstanding warrants out of Edmonton and Morinville. Both involved parties were uncooperative with the Police investigation. Further attempts are being made by Police to determine what had occurred.

A female contacted Police when she heard someone trying to get into the front door of her apartment building on 49 street in the 4800 block. When she went to the door a male dressed in dark clothing fled out the side door. The front door of the apartment was broken by the suspect. Police extensively searched the area but could not locate the male.

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Members of the Camrose Police Service Major Crimes Unit concluded a drug trafficking investigation on December 24, 2018 resulting in two individuals being charged for possession for the purpose of trafficking.

Members of the Major Crime Unit in partnership with patrol members conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that had entered the City of Camrose. The male driver and female passenger were both arrested and a search of the vehicle located 7.2 grams of methamphetamine hidden inside the driver side door panel.  A second quantity of 28 grams of methamphetamine was located hidden inside a rear door panel of the vehicle.

A search warrant was granted the following day to continue with a more in-depth search of the vehicle. With the assistance of a Police Service Dog a third quantity of drugs were located hidden in the steering column of the vehicle.  Police seized 3.7 grams of methamphetamine, 16.9 grams of powder cocaine and 3.0 grams of crack cocaine from the steering column.

Jose Antonio Monterrey, 37 years of age, is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine, possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine and possession of proceeds of crime.

Jayelynn Michelle Roth, 35 years of age, is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine, possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine and breach of a recognizance.

Both subjects appeared before the Justice of Peace and they were subsequently released to appear in Camrose Provincial Court on January 9, 2019. Neither subject appeared in court as required and warrants have been issued for their arrest.

January 10, 2019

The loss prevention officer at a west end business contacted Police to report that a female had left the store with stolen property in her purse. The female left in a vehicle which was last observed traveling west out of the city. Police caught up to the vehicle, conducted a traffic stop and arrested the female. The stolen merchandise was located in her purse and the 30 year old was charged with theft and possession of stolen property.

While Police were leaving a residence they observed a suspicious male walking in the alley. The male was carrying a suspicious container and was found to be in possession of a quantity of GHB, cocaine and unidentified pills. The male was arrested and charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance.

Police responded to a 911 call regarding a physical fight between a son and father. When Police arrived the son had fled the residence on foot. The father indicated that his son was intoxicated by alcohol in combination with a prescription drug and did not desire Police involvement. The 30 year old son was later located and arrested to prevent further breach of the peace and was lodged until sober without charges.

January 9, 2019

Lock it or Lose it. A male reported that his red 2009 Ford Escape had been stolen from his residence on 47A Avenue in the 5700 block. The keys had been left inside the vehicle by the owner. This is the third stolen vehicle in the last three days within Camrose.

A 911 call was received of a fight outside the hockey arena following a Kodiaks game. Police attended and determined that a male had punched another male several times in the face after they were involved in an argument. A female was also assaulted by the aggressor. A 30 year old male from Camrose who is well known to Police was arrested and charged with two counts of assault and causing a disturbance.

January 8, 2019

A male reported that his 2005 Ford F350 had been stolen from the rear of his residence last night at 54 avenue in the 6400 block. The vehicle contained several hand tools inside the truck. The vehicle was later recovered in Bawlf with damaged ignition and the tools had been removed. Police are investigating the theft.

January 7, 2019

Police observed a female operating a motor vehicle who in was charged with impaired driving in December. A traffic stop was conducted and the 35 year old was charged with driving while suspended and her vehicle was seized for 30 days.

Police are investigating the theft of auto parts where a male left the store after concealing the stolen items inside his jacket.

Police attended a scene on request of EMS where they were dealing with an individual who had a self-inflicted wound. Police determined that the 21 year old male had an argument with his girlfriend which resulted in him cutting his own forearm with a knife. The injury was superficial and the male was transported to St. Mary’s hospital. The girlfriend left the residence with a friend.

A complaint of a suspicious vehicle in the area of 55 avenue in the 5800 block resulted a traffic stop being conducted and a 20 year old male was issued a violation ticket for having open liquor in his vehicle

January 6, 2019

Police attended multiple residences involving arguments, yelling and screaming between occupants. The situations were mediated by Police and all involved intoxicated persons. In once occurrence Police arrested a male to prevent further breach of the peace and he was lodged into cells and later released without charges.

A female reported that she was sexually assaulted by a male in August of 2018. The female did not want an investigation or criminal charges laid but wanted to advise Police.

January 5, 2019

Camrose Police Service assisted the RCMP with arresting a Camrose man (62) for a historic impaired driving investigation from 2016. The man was later released on a PTA.

January 4, 2019

A male contacted Police to advise that his parent’s storage unit had been broken into sometime over the last couple of months. A safe containing diamonds, coins and currency was now missing. Police are investigating the theft.

Police conducted a Check Stop where Mandatory Alcohol Screening was used to check if drivers were under the influence of alcohol. A male driver provided a caution reading and was issued an immediate roadside suspension. Because it was his second suspension under the Alberta Administration License Suspension program, his license was seized for 15 days and his vehicle was seized for a period of 7 days.

A 2015 Ford F350 pickup truck which had been stolen out of Sylvan Lake in 2017 was recovered in Camrose. A different vehicle identification number had been installed on the vehicle to conceal the fact that it was stolen property. The vehicle was seized from the Camrose resident who had purchased the vehicle.

January 3, 2019

Eyes on Camrose! A witness contacted Police after observing two males in a suspicious black Honda car driving around his neighborhood. The complainant observed one of the males peaking inside another vehicle parked in the alley. Police attended the scene, located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Checks revealed that the vehicle had been stolen out of Edmonton. One of the males had two outstanding warrants and the other male was bound by several court orders. Both men were arrested and charged with possession of stolen property over $5000, no insurance and several breaches.

While conducting patrols Police observed a 24 year old male who had an outstanding warrant. The male was arrested and during a search Police located a small quantity of methamphetamine. The male was also in possession of a knife contrary to his conditions. The male was charged with possession of a controlled substance, failing to comply with his probation order and breaching his conditions.

January 2, 2019

A male taking care of his neighbor’s property contacted Police when he observed fresh footprints in the snow and a chop saw lying under a tree. Police contacted the homeowner who confirmed that the item did not belong to them. Police seized the chop saw as found property and trying to determine the rightful owner.

A male contacted Police indicating that his son was trying to break into the residence. While on the phone Police could hear a window smashing in the background. Police attended and located the intoxicated and uncooperative son inside the residence. The male was transported to St. Mary’s hospital and the parents were making arrangements for their son to get further care for his alcohol addiction.

January 1, 2019

A neighbour contacted Police advising of a possible domestic in the area of Erickson drive and 62 Street. Members attended and spoke with a 30 year old man inside of the home. The man indicated he was in a verbal argument with his common-law. The situation was mediated.

Police mediated a child custody dispute between a 40 year old man and his ex-wife. The 37 year old woman showed a custody order for the holiday season and the man was in breach of the order. The man was educated on the order and he agreed to leave.

A 57 year old man attended the police service advising his 47 year old ex-roommate stole numerous items from inside of his home when she moved out. Police to locate and speak with the woman about the property.

While conducting routine patrols police pulled over a 20 year old man and conducted a mandatory alcohol screening test. The man blew a caution and was subsequently suspended under the Alberta Zero Alcohol Tolerance program.