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March 23rd, 2017

A traffic stop resulted in a male driver being charged with operating an uninsured and unregistered motor vehicle. The male was also charged with driving while unauthorized and his vehicle was towed.

A second traffic stop also resulted in a male driver being charged with operating an uninsured and unregistered motor vehicle. He was additionally charged with misuse of a licence plate and his vehicle was towed.

A 35 year old male responsible for numerous fraud related occurrences was arrested on his ten outstanding warrants. The male was a passenger in a vehicle which was stopped by Police. A bail hearing was conducted and the male remains in custody.

A father reported that his child had not returned home after school. Police conducted a search for the child and he was located walking with a friend nowhere near his home. Both children were returned to their parents.

A male who was identified by Police as being responsible for a theft from a west end business was arrested and charged with the offence. He was released on conditions with a date to appear in court.

Police received a complaint from a business that a female had attempted to make a purchase with a counterfeit $100 American bill. Police are investigating and want to warn businesses and the public to be very cautious especially when payment is being made with American funds.

March 22nd, 2017

The third youth responsible for the assault the day prior, turned himself into Police. The youth was charged with assault causing bodily harm and released on conditions with a date to appear in court.

March 21st, 2017

Shortly after 8:00 AM on Monday, March 20th a vehicle was stolen while the owner went inside of an east end business. The owner had left the vehicle idling and when he returned to the parking lot his vehicle was gone.

At approximately 4:20 AM on Tuesday, March 21st a vehicle was stolen from the west end of Camrose after the owner left it idling while he went back inside his residence. Police are investigating both thefts of vehicles.

Police were contacted regarding a fight which was occurring on the sidewalk along 51st in the 4800 block. Police determined that three youths had assaulted another youth who Police transported to St. Mary’s hospital to be treated for his injuries. One of the youth was arrested on scene and charged with assault causing bodily harm and possession of a control substance. A second youth was later arrested and charged with assault causing bodily harm and numerous counts of breaching his conditions. Police are attempting to locate the third involved youth.

March 20th, 2017

Police received several complaints from residents in the area of Elliot Drive indicating that their unlocked vehicles were entered and items stolen from within. Two of the vehicles had garage door openers which were used by the suspects to then enter the garages.

Police observed a female exiting a west end business who was the suspect in a previous theft which had occurred on March 9th. The female was noted to be carrying merchandise from the business and when questioned by Police she was unable to produce a receipt. The female was arrested at which time Police also located a small quantity of methamphetamine. The female was charged with two counts of theft, possession of stolen property and possession of a controlled substance. The female was released on a promise to appear.

A female known to Police was observed getting into a vehicle. Police records indicated that the female had a curfew condition as well as a condition not to be inside a vehicle without the registered owner present. She also had an outstanding warrant. The 37 year old female was arrested and charged with two counts of breaching conditions and is waiting on a bail hearing.

March 19th, 2017

A homeowner in the area of 48A Avenue and 62 Street advised sometime overnight two of her vehicles were damaged.

Police mediated a civil dispute between a couple that recently broke up. Both parties were given advice.

Members attended to an apartment on Mount Pleasant Drive after a report of domestic dispute. A 29 year old female and a 33 year old male were spoken to. Both had warrants out of their arrest and were transported back to the Police Service.

A grandmother called advising her grandson was causing problems inside of the home. Police attended and arrested the grandson for prevention of breach of peace. He was later released.

A 38 year old male fell inside of his home and was refusing to seek medical assistance. Police and EMS attended and the male agreed to be treated for his injuries.

March 18th, 2017

During patrols Police observed a 24 year old man grossly intoxicated. The man was arrested and provided a false name. After identifying the male’s real name it was determined he had warrants out for his arrest and conditions not to consume alcohol. The man was charged with public intoxication, obstructing a police officer and failing to comply with his conditions.

Police located an abandoned vehicle in an east end parking lot. Checks determined the vehicle was stolen out of Blackfalds, Alberta.

A 25 year old man was arrested for outstanding warrants after he failed to pay for his fines.

Police arrested a 26 year old man for outstanding warrants out of two separate jurisdictions.

March 17th, 2017

A 56 year old male was charged with operating a vehicle without a driver’s license, without insurance or registration. Police determined that he also had outstanding warrants out of Wetaskiwin and Edmonton. The male remains in custody.

A west end business reported a theft after a female exited the store with a cart full of merchandise without making payment. Police are investigating.

Police have identified the suspects involved in a theft from a different west end business and charges are pending.

A traffic stop resulted in a male being charged with possession of a controlled substance after a small quantity of cannabis marijuana was located inside the vehicle.

A vehicle was stolen during the day while parked at an east end business. Police are investigating.

A bank fraud was reported to Police after a female set up a new account, deposited fraudulent cheques and then withdrew the money prior to the cheques clearing. Police are attempting to identify the female responsible.

March 16th, 2017

A vehicle stop resulted in a female driver being charged with operating a motor vehicle without registration and insurance as well as misuse of a licence plate. Her vehicle was towed off of the public roadway.

Police received a complaint from a female indicating that her credit card had been used in Camrose by someone unknown to her. A suspect has been identified and charges are pending.

A vehicle stop was conducted and the male operator was determined to be a suspended driver. He was charged accordingly and his vehicle was seized.

March 15th, 2017

A traffic stop resulted in a 26 year old female passenger being arrested on two outstanding warrants out of Edmonton. She is currently waiting on a bail hearing.

Police received a report of someone’s debit card being used without permission. Police are investigating.

March 14th, 2017

Members attended several motor vehicle collisions throughout the day. Police would like to remind drivers that although the temperatures are finally improving our roads can still be very slippery and caution must be exercised when driving.

March 13th, 2017

Police received a 911 call reporting that there was smoke/ fire in a downtown business. The Camrose Fire Department and Camrose Police Service responded to the report.  Upon arrival smoke was noted coming from the basement area of the business.  All occupants and tenants of the business were evacuated to a safe area, while Camrose Fire conducted fire suppression.  Camrose Fire was able to establish control over the issue and determined  that an industrial drying machine had self ignited in the basement.  After numerous hours of labor intensive work by Camrose Fire, the building was saved from any structural damage and all tenants and employees were able to return once the smoke had been ventilated out of the building.

March 12th, 2017

Police received a complaint of a woman causing problems at an east end business. The 21 year old woman was located and checks determined that she had several outstanding warrants for her arrest.  The woman was arrested and found to be in possession of a quantity of GHB.  She was charged and brought before a Justice of the Peace where she was remanded into custody.

A complaint was received of two males spray painting a business in the downtown area of Camrose.  Police located and arrested the two men responsible.  Police seized the spray paint cans and were able to link the two subjects to three separate spray painting occurrences in Camrose.  The two 19 year old men were both charged with mischief and released to appear in Camrose Provincial Court.

March 11th, 2017

A homeowner in the area of 46 Street and 47 Avenue advised a female was banging on the back door of the home and she appeared to be intoxicated. The intoxicated woman was located and taken back to her proper residence. She was left in the care of her roommates.

Police responded to three separate incidents involving emotionally disturbed people. All three individuals were treated by medical staff.

A west end business advised two occupants inside of a hotel room were charging food to their room and had no means to pay for the bill. Police spoke with the occupants and they agreed to pay for the charges.

Police dealt with multiple alarms, parking complaints and false alarms throughout the day.

An east end business reported that sometime overnight unknown person(s) spray painted on the side of their building.

A 33 year old man was stopped operating a motor vehicle and was noted to be under the influence of alcohol. The male provided a caution on the roadside screening device. His vehicle was seized for three days and he was given a 24 hour suspension.

March 10th, 2017

A west end business reported that a female left without paying for merchandise. Police viewed video surveillance of the theft and are investigating.

Police dealt with a verbal argument at a residence involving a daughter and mother. The situation was mediated and the parties were separated.

Police were contacted after a tenant at an apartment building heard a noise and then observed an unknown male standing at the front door inside the suite. Police attempts to locate the male were unsuccessful.

March 9th, 2017

An east end business was the victim of a fraudulent transaction after a male obtained $4000 worth of merchandise using a business account that he wasn’t authorized to use. Police are investigating.

A male attended the Police station to pay bail for a prisoner. Police determined that the male had an outstanding warrant. He was arrested and later released on a promise to appear in court.

March 8th, 2017

Police attended a west end business after being notified that staff had apprehended a shoplifter. Police arrested the 28 year old male and charged him with theft, possession of stolen property and breaching conditions of his recognizance. He is in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

Police received a report of a suspicious male inside of a Church. Police located the male a short distance away and determined that he had an outstanding warrant for being unlawfully at large. The warrant had been issued after the male failed to turn himself into the remand center on an intermittent sentence for a criminal harassment conviction. The 36 year old male was arrested and is waiting on a bail hearing.

March 7th, 2017

A traffic stop was conducted and the male passenger, who was known to Police, was breaching conditions of his probation. During their interaction Police also observed that the male had a bottle containing a quantity of the synthetic drug GHB, commonly known as the date rape drug. The 31 year old male was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and three counts of breaching conditions of his probation. He was later released on a promise to appear in court.

March 6th, 2017

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle with a licence plate that did not match. The 35 year old male driver was the suspect in a previous investigation involving a stolen bank draft and was also responsible for breaching an emergency protection order which had been reported to Police the day prior. The male was arrested and charged with multiple offences including misuse of a licence plate, possession of stolen property, uttering a forged document, breaching conditions of a court order and breaching conditions of an emergency protection order. The male is in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

Police were advised of a male who was causing issues at a local bar. Police charged the male with conduct detrimental in a licenced premise.

While on patrol Police observed a driver smoking cannabis marijuana while operating a vehicle. The vehicle was stopped and the male was found to be in possession of a small quantity of the drug. The male was charged with possession of a controlled substance and his driver’s licence was suspended for 24 hours.

March 5th, 2017

A local citizen attended the front counter and advised her licence plate from her vehicle had been replaced by another plate. Checks on the plate reveal it was stolen from a local business in Camrose.  The licence plate was returned to the owner.

Police received a call from a citizen advising a vehicle was parked in her driveway and she was unable to leave for work. Members attended and determined the vehicle was stolen out of Wetaskiwin on February 26, 2017.  The vehicle was towed for forensic identification purposes, and Police are continuing to investigate this matter.

A vehicle was stopped for speeding and the driver displayed signs of impairment. The male provided samples of his breath which resulted in a “caution” reading on the roadside screening device.  The male received a 15 day licence suspension and a 7 day vehicle seizure, as it was his second “caution” sample.

March 4th, 2017

Police received a call from a female indicating her ex-boyfriend was continuously driving by her residence contrary to his no contact conditions. Police located the male and determined that he had recently been charged with assault with a weapon on the female and was not allowed to be within a three block radius of the female’s house.  The male was arrested and released on a Promise to Appear to court.

Police received a 911 call from a female requesting assistance with the removal of a male from her house. The male was transported to a local hotel, where he decided to go into a liquor store and purchase alcohol contrary to his release conditions.  Members arrested the male and he spent the remainder of the night in cells until he was sober and was charged with breaching his recognizance.

March 3rd, 2017

A traffic stop resulted in a female driver being charged with misuse of a license plate and operating an uninsured, unregistered motor vehicle.

A grade 4 student left school without permission and refused to return. Police were contacted and located the student a few blocks away. The parents were contacted and the student was left in their care.

Police were contacted regarding a suspicious male at the front door of a residence. The male was located and taken to the hospital for an assessment.

March 2nd, 2017

Police attended a multi-unit dwelling after receiving a complaint of a male who appeared to be high on drugs. Upon arrival the 54 year old male was outside screaming, delusional and causing issues. It was determined that the male was high on methamphetamine and he was arrested to prevent further breach of the peace. The male was released in the morning without charges.

Police conducted follow up on a fraud reported on February 9th, 2017 from an east end business where a suspect had been identified.  Police attended to a rural property in Lamont County and located the male suspect, as well as items that were obtained fraudulently.  The items were seized and returned to the business, and the male was charged with one count of fraud under $5000.00 and possession of property obtained by crime.

March 1st, 2017

Police received a phone call from a resident regarding a suspicious male outside her home. Police attended and determined that the male was under the influence of drugs and acting irrational. The 29 year old male was arrested to prevent breach of the peace, lodged and will be released with sober.

A traffic stop was conducted and an odour of cannabis marijuana was observed within the vehicle. A male driver and female passenger were both arrested and a small amount of cannabis marijuana was located in the female’s purse. The 31 year old male, who had an outstanding warrant, was charged with three counts of breaching his conditions and is waiting on a bail hearing. The 20 year old female also had an outstanding warrant and she was charged with possession of a controlled substance and released on a promise to appear.

February 28th, 2017

While conducting patrols Police observed a heavily intoxicated male exiting a licensed business and walk toward his vehicle. Police prevented the man from driving and arrested him for public intoxication. Police were unable to locate a sober adult to care for him so he was lodged in cells and released when he was sober.

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle with a licence plate that did not match. The male driver was issued tickets for no registration and operating a motor vehicle without a license. The male passenger was arrested and charged after it was determined that he was breaching conditions of his probation.

While conducting patrols Police observed two males yelling at each other along 48th avenue in the 6500 block. The two males were intoxicated and had clearly been in a physical altercation. After identifying both individuals it was determined that one of the males had a warrant out of Edmonton and also had a condition not to consume alcohol. The male was arrested on his outstanding warrant and charged with breaching his conditions and for public intoxication.

Atco Security contacted Police to advise that residents have been receiving phone calls from someone representing themselves as an Atco employee and is setting up appointments to conduct maintenance on their furnaces. Police would like to inform the public that Atco does not contact customers offering maintenance and that these types of phone calls are fraudulent.

February 27th, 2017

Police were advised of suspicious activity at a north side residence. The activity was unsubstantiated but the two involved had multiple warrants out of Camrose and Edmonton. The 34 year old female and the 46 year old male were both arrested and are currently waiting on bail hearings.

Police responded to a complaint of a female trying to break into an apartment. Police determined that the female had overdosed on her medication and was simply at the wrong apartment. A family member was left responsible for her care.

February 26th, 2017

Members responded to a 911 complaint of a female screaming. Upon Police arrival it was discovered that the adult female and a male had been involved in a verbal argument. The situation was mediated.

Police responded to a complaint of a motor vehicle collision with a pedestrian at a local business parking lot. Investigation determined that a male had been struck while walking in the lot. The male was charged with careless driving, and driving without possessing a valid operator’s license.

Members responded to a 911 call for assistance at a residence. A male and a female were found to be arguing. The male had an outstanding warrant for his arrest from another Police Service in Alberta. The 40 year old male will be brought before a Justice to deal with the warrant.

A report of a fight at a local liquor establishment was received by Police. Upon arrival a female was found to have been assaulted by another female inside the business. A 22 year old female was arrested and charged with assault. The female was released to appear in Camrose Provincial court.

February 25th, 2017

Police received a complaint of a possible cougar sighting in the 4500 Block near 74 Street.  When officers responded they noted a skinny, light brown dog running off leash in the area but did not observe a cougar.  There was no evidence to support that a cougar had been in the area.

Members responded to a 911 complaint of a knife fight between two males at an address in Camrose. Both males fled upon Police arrival; however Police were able to locate and arrest both males.  The first male (22) was located and arrested for outstanding warrants.  The investigation determined that the second male (16) pulled a knife during an argument and threatened to use the weapon.  The second male was located hiding under a bed and arrested for the incident, and the knife was located and seized by Police.  The young offender was charged with possession of weapon dangerous and (9) breaches of his release documents.  The male will be placed before a Justice of the Peace to speak to bail.

Members were conducting patrol on a known drug house in Camrose and observed a male exiting the residence. The male was approached by Police and when questioned he provided a false name attempting to elude members.  The male was identified and it was determined that he had (5) warrants for his arrest out of several jurisdictions in central Alberta for property/ theft and fraud related offences.  The male was arrested and charged with an additional charge of obstructing a Police Officer.  The male will be put before a Justice of the Peace to speak to bail.

Police received a phone call from a female indicating she attended Camrose to purchase an I Phone from another female. After the purchase the buyer determined the phone was stolen and was unable to activate the phone.  This matter is still being investigated.

 

February 24th, 2017

Police observed a fight occurring at a hotel in Camrose. The two males were both intoxicated and one of the males was determined to have a condition not to consume alcohol. The male was arrested for public intoxication and for breaching his alcohol condition.

Police assisted with locating a four year old child who was missing from a residence. The child was located a short distance away and had simply walked away with her dog.

Police received a complaint of a domestic situation at an apartment building. No physical altercation had occurred and the situation was mediated.

February 23rd, 2017

A 57 year old male from Camrose was arrested following a sexual assault investigation. The male has been charged with two counts of sexual assault, assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and uttering threats. The male currently remains in custody.

Wetaskiwin RCMP advised of a $1500 power tool theft from one of their businesses and provided a description of the suspect and the involved vehicle. Police in Camrose later located the vehicle and the 35 year old female driver was charged with theft and released with a date to appear in Wetaskiwin court.

A traffic stop was conducted and the male operator provided two false names to Police. Once his identity was verified it was determined that he had outstanding warrants out of Lloydminister. The male from Onion Lake was arrested on his warrants and charged with obstruction, misuse of a licence plate, no registration and no insurance. He was later released on a promise to appear.

A convenience store reported that a male had left their business without paying for an item after his credit card was denied. Police located the 22 year old male who was intoxicated. The male was arrested and charged with theft and for public intoxication. He was released with a date to appear in court.

February 22nd, 2017

Police received a complaint of a theft from a west-end business which had occurred on the previous Sunday. Police have identified the 48 year old female and the 26 year old male responsible for the theft and charges are pending.

A traffic stop resulted in a 25 year old male being arrested on outstanding warrants out of Killam. During a search Police located ammunition in his pockets contrary to his conditions. The male was charged with possession contrary to an order and remains in custody.

Police attended a west-end business who had observed a customer stealing merchandise. The 29 year old female was arrested at which time Police located a small quantity of methamphetamine. She has been charged with theft, possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substance and 2 counts of breaching her conditions. She is currently waiting on a bail hearing. The 31 year old male that she was with had an outstanding warrant and was arrested and later released with a new court date.

February 21st, 2017

Police assisted a west-end business in dealing with three youth who had attempted to steal items from the store. The youth were issued trespass notices and their parents were advised.

During a traffic stop of a vehicle Police located a small quantity of cannabis marijuana. It was further determined that the vehicle was not registered or insured. The 19 year old male driver was charged with possession of a controlled substance and operating an unregistered and uninsured vehicle. He was released on an appearance notice with a date to appear in court.

Police are investigating a mischief after a resident returned to their home and all four tires on her vehicle had been slashed.

A male was arrested on outstanding warrants during a traffic stop of a vehicle. He was later released on a promise to appear with a new court date.

Several distracted driving charges were issued throughout the day. Police would like to remind drivers that the Traffic Safety Act prohibits the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle. This includes using your cell phone while stopped at a traffic light.

February 20th, 2017

Police received a complaint that an intoxicated male was lying in a shed outside a west end apartment building. An intoxicated male was located and arrested for public intoxication.  Checks on the male also revealed that he was breaching his current release conditions as well as having an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

A noise complaint was received from a south side apartment building. Police attended and issued a warning for the excessive noise.  While dealing with the matter, Police located a female who had been issued a trespass notice not to attend the apartment building due to previous problems.  The female was charged with trespassing and issued a violation ticket.

On February 18th a female attended the Police Service to report that a male acquaintance had assaulted her.  She provided numerous details of the incident as well as the identity of the male.  The male has been charged with assault, assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon, uttering threats as well as two counts of sexual assault.  Police have applied for a warrant for his arrest.

February 19th, 2017

A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a 38 year old woman and a 39 year old man for possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. Police seized 59 grams of methamphetamine and 1.5 litres of GHB, approximately $1500.00 in cash, and a weapon from inside of the vehicle.  Kara Lin Middleton of Camrose has been charged with possession of methamphetamine and GHB for the purpose of trafficking, possession of stolen property and possession of a weapon and cash bail was set for the female.  Jason Smolski of no fixed address has been charged with possession of methamphetamine and GHB for the purpose of trafficking, possession of stolen property and possession of a weapon as well as numerous breaches.  His court matters have been set over to a later date and he remains in custody.  The methamphetamine has an approximate street value of $7000 and the GHB has a street value of $1500.

Police received a complaint of a hit and run collision that occurred at a west end business which resulted in significant property damage. A suspect has been identified and the investigation is continuing.

February 18th, 2017

Police conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle near 65 Street in the 4300 Block and noted the driver to be intoxicated. The 27 year old man was arrested for impaired driving and provided breath samples of 210 mg% and 190 mg%.  Further checks determined that the vehicle he was driving had recently been stolen from an unlocked garage in the same area.  The man was also in possession of stolen fishing gear and stolen bottles of wine from the garage.   Police have charged the man with impaired driving, driving over 80mg%, break and enter to commit theft, possession of stolen property over $5000, possession of stolen property under $5000 and he is awaiting a bail hearing.

While conducting licensed premise checks, Police observed a male exit a downtown bar. Police approached the man who was intoxicated and he was subsequently arrested.  A search determined the man was in possession of a quantity of cocaine and he was found to be in breach of his Probation Order.  He was released on a promise to appear.

Police conducted a traffic stop and noted the driver to be under the influence of cannabis marihuana. The 39 year old man was issued a 24 hour suspension.

February 17th, 2017

Police responded to a complaint of a domestic disturbance. It was determined that no physical violence had occurred and the verbal argument was mediated.

Police assisted with an aggressive female who was acting irrational. Her demeanor was believed to have been caused by an unknown drug and she was taken to St. Mary’s hospital for an assessment.

February 16th, 2017

Police entered into an investigation after a female employee of a local business advised that an older male customer has been continually attempting to contact her against her wishes. The unwanted contact was becoming more aggressive causing her much concern. As a result a 70 year old man from the Camrose area has been charged with criminal harassment.

Early Tuesday evening a local gas station reported a theft of fuel which was captured on video surveillance. Later that evening, Police observed the same vehicle and determined that it was displaying a stolen license plate from Hay Lakes. A traffic stop was conducted resulting in a 26 year old female, who had outstanding warrants out of Edmonton, and two 25 year old male passengers being arrested. Inside the vehicle Police located a small quantity of methamphetamine, several break-in tools and property from a recent break & enter in the county of Camrose. Numerous charges were laid ranging from possession of a controlled substance, possession of stolen property, possession of break-in tools, theft and multiple counts of breaching conditions. Bail hearings were conducted and the three individuals have been released on bail with conditions and a date to appear in court.

February 15th, 2017

Police were advised of a hit and run after a witness observed a vehicle strike a parked vehicle and quickly leave the scene. Police located the vehicle and driver responsible for the collision. A 22 year old male has been charged with hit and run.

A truck stolen from Camrose overnight was stopped by Police near Killam. A 32 year old male and a 36 year old female from Saskatoon were arrested and charged with possession of stolen property.

A 20 year old female turned herself in on an outstanding warrant. She was later released on a promise to appear on an upcoming court date.

February 14th, 2017

A traffic stop was conducted and Police located a small amount of cannabis marijuana and hashish inside the vehicle. A 29 year old male and a 61 year old male were both charged with possession of a controlled substance and released with dates to appear in court.

Several bylaw complaints have been received regarding sidewalks not being shoveled. Police would like to remind residents that under Camrose city bylaws snow and ice must be removed within 24 hours from sidewalks adjacent to a business and within 72 hours from sidewalks adjacent to residential property.

February 13th, 2017

Catlin David Rushfeldt and Tanisha Skye Peterson have both been charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. The charges were laid early Friday evening as the result of a drug trafficking investigation. Police had conducted a traffic stop of their vehicle and located and seized a quantity of cocaine and an illicit prescription codeine drug. Both have been released on conditions with a date to appear in court.

Edberg Fire Department dealt with a pickup truck that was on fire near Ferintosh. The truck was determined to have been stolen from a residence in Camrose during the night. Police are investigating.

Police received a 911 call from a male indicating that he had been assaulted by his partner. Upon Police arrival neither party was cooperative with an investigation. Police mediated the situation and arranged for one of the parties to stay elsewhere for the night.

February 12th, 2017

Police seized a 2012 off road motorcycle after it was determined to be stolen out of Edmonton. It was determined to be stolen after it was bought and the owner attempted to register the bike.  The theft of the bike occurred in Edmonton and the file will be forwarded to the Edmonton Police Service to continue the investigation.

A female attended the front counter to turn herself in on an outstanding theft warrant originating from Edmonton. She was later released with a promise to appear in court at a later date.

There were three reports of vehicles being entered and property stolen while they were parked at and east end location. Police are continuing their investigation.

February 11th, 2017

While Police were conducting checks at a local bar, a 21 year old man was observed urinating outside of the business. Police also noted the man to be intoxicated.  He was issued a ticket for public intoxication.

St. Mary’s hospital advised that a patient had left the hospital without being cleared. Police located the patient who was returned to the hospital for care.

Police received a call about a subject who was suicidal inside of a residence. Police attended the residence and the subject voluntarily agreed to attend the St. Mary’s hospital for an assessment.

February 10th, 2017

Police had issued a warrant for the arrest of a 28 year old man determined to be responsible for a recent theft from a local business. The male turned himself in on the outstanding warrant and was later released on conditions with a date to appear in court.

Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with tinted side windows. Police observed a knife in the vehicle and the 27 year old male driver had conditions not to possess weapons. The male was arrested and charged with breaching his conditions and for operating a motor vehicle without a driver’s licence.

February 9th, 2017

Police received a complaint from an east end business after a man purchased valuable equipment and charged it to a company name without authorization. The male has been identified and Police are continuing the investigation.

A traffic stop was conducted and the 26 year old male was determined to be a disqualified driver. The male was arrested and released on a promise to appear. His vehicle was seized for 30 days.

Police received a complaint of a door to door salesman selling energy products. Police located the salesman who was selling small energy efficient products such as light bulbs and thermostats. The province introduced new legislation at the start of 2017 which prohibits door to door sales of furnaces, natural gas and electricity contracts, water heaters, windows, air conditioners or energy audits. The salesman in this case had a Camrose business licence and the small energy items being sold were allowed to be sold door to door under the current legislation.

February 8th, 2017

Police located and arrested a 38 year old man on an outstanding Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant. The male was later released on cash bail.

A 26 year old male turned himself in on an outstanding warrant. He was released on a promise to appear.

A vehicle stop was conducted and the 18 year old female driver was arrested on an outstanding probation warrant. She was later released on a promise to appear.

February 7th, 2017

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle with a non-matching licence plate and it was determined that the 57 male driver also had an outstanding warrant out of Edmonton. The man was arrested on his warrant and charged with misuse of a licence plate. The male was later released on a Promise to Appear.

A female called Police to advise that she had struck a tree with her vehicle. Police attended the scene and determined that the 22 year old GDL driver was under the influence of alcohol. A breath sample was obtained which confirmed the presence of alcohol. The female was charged under the Traffic Safety Act as a novice driver for operating a motor vehicle contrary to conditions. She was also charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol requiring her to appear in court.

February 6th, 2017

A business contacted Police after discovering that an employee stole a high value gift card prior to being fired. The theft is being investigated.

Police assisted in an altercation within a residence after it was reported that a family member was being aggressive and damaging property. Police mediated the situation and the involved male was sent to stay elsewhere for the evening.

A west end business reported two males had stolen merchandise from the store. Police have a description of the involved vehicle and the matter is being investigated.

It was reported to Police that a 25 year old female was causing an altercation within a residence. The female refused to cooperate with Police and she was arrested to prevent further breach of the peace and later released without charges.

February 5th, 2017

Police received a complaint of a flat deck trailer and a 2010 Arctic Cat snowmobile being stolen from the east end of Camrose. The investigation is ongoing.

The Camrose Police Service along with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Alberta Sheriffs conducted a collection of integrated check stops within the City of Camrose. As a result, a 33 year old female was arrested for impaired driving and provided two samples of 130mg% and was charged accordingly.  A 37 year old male driver refused to provide a sample into an approved screening device and was charged for that offence.  As well, numerous traffic and liquor tickets were issued.

A traffic stop was conducted on 48 Avenue and it was determined that the driver did not have an active license. He was issued tickets for driving without a license, no registration and no insurance on the vehicle.  The two female passengers of the vehicle had warrants for their arrests and they were both arrested and later released.

February 4th, 2017

A traffic stop was conducted and checks on one of the passengers revealed that he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for no insurance. The warrant had an outstanding fine of $2125 which was paid by the subject and he was later released.

A driver of a motor vehicle showed signs of alcohol consumption and he was subsequently issued a 24 hour suspension. He was also ticketed for illegally conveying liquor in a vehicle.

February 3rd, 2017

Police entered into an assault investigation on February 2nd resulting in a 37 year old man being arrested and charged with assaulting his girlfriend. He remains in custody until the next available court date.

A traffic stop was conducted and the 38 year old male driver was under the influence of alcohol providing samples just under the legal limit. The male was issued an immediate roadside suspension therefore his licence and vehicle were seized for three days. As Police were dealing with the driver the 21 year old male passenger was observed urinating beside the Police vehicle. He was charged with urinating in a public place contrary to city bylaws which carries a $500 fine.

St. Mary’s hospital advised of a visitor who was causing problems. Upon Police arrival the 56 year old male was being escorted out of the hospital by security. The male was given a warning.

A traffic stop resulted in a 35 year old male being arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Edmonton. He was released on a promise to appear.

February 2nd, 2017

Police entered into an assault investigation after receiving information that a female had been assaulted by her boyfriend

A flat-deck trailer was reported stolen overnight while parked in the old Sobey’s parking lot.

A traffic stop was initiated due to a vehicle having an expired licence plate. The 51 year old male driver was charged with operating an unregistered motor vehicle, misuse of licence plate, failing to produce valid insurance and his vehicle was towed.

Staff at a long term care facility requested Police assistance in dealing with an aggressive male resident. Police mediated the situation.

While Police were conducting checks at a local bar, a 37 year old female was observed who had conditions not to be in a licensed premise. The female was arrest and charged with breaching conditions of a court order.

Police arrested a 56 year old male on outstanding warrants. During his arrest Police located a small quantity of cannabis marijuana resulting in the male being charged with possession of a controlled substance.

February 1st, 2017

Police are investigating a complaint from a local hotel after one of their windows was broken. Police are attempting to identify the male observed in video surveillance causing the damage

St. Mary’s hospital advised that a patient had left the hospital without being cleared. Police located the female and returned her to the hospital for care.

January 31st , 2017

A business contacted Police when they observed a male urinating in their parking lot. Staff at the business advised that his actions have been occurring on a regular basis. An 82 year old man was issued a $500 ticket for urinating in a public place contrary to a city bylaw.

Police received information that a 26 year old male had not been heard from since breaking up with his girlfriend. Police were able to locate the male and he was fine.

A 38 year old woman turned herself in on an outstanding warrant.

January 30th, 2017

A 54 year old male was charged with driving while suspended after his vehicle was stopped due to an obstructed licence plate. He was additionally charged with driving without insurance or registration

Complaint received from a Camrose hotel that a male and female were trying to sell jewelry and electronics and it seemed suspicious. A second complaint was also received from another hotel. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

A vehicle was stopped after Police observed that it was serving all over the road. The female driver had taken too much medication so EMS was contacted and she was transported to St. Mary’s hospital.

January 29th, 2017

A concerned citizen requested Police check on a 55 year old woman after she recently broke up with her boyfriend. Police spoke with the woman and she advised that she was fine.

Police received a complaint that a truck was entered and damaged in the area of 50 Avenue and 48 Street sometime in the past month. Unknown suspect(s) damaged the lock and the ignition in an attempt to steal the vehicle.

A woman was given advice on obtaining a restraining order after her ex common-law continuously contacts her from the Edmonton Remand Centre.

Police mediated a verbal argument between a 40 year old female and a 30 year old male. The argument was in regards to a child custody order. Both were separated from the residence.

January 28, 2017

A female reported that a family member had taken her keys and left with her vehicle. It was believed that she was driving to Red Deer and the RCMP was advised. Sometime later the Sylvan Lake RCMP advised they located the vehicle and the female driver.  She was arrested on outstanding warrants from another jurisdiction as well as for taking the vehicle without consent.

Police conducted a traffic stop and determined there was a quantity of cannabis marihuana within the vehicle. The 28 year old driver of the truck was charged with possessing the controlled substance.

A complaint was received of snowmobiles driving on residential streets in south Camrose. Police would like to remind citizens that driving an off highway vehicle is prohibited on public streets pursuant to provincial legislation.  As well, operating an off highway vehicle in a public park in the City of Camrose is prohibited by city bylaws.

January 27th, 2017

An east end fuel station contacted Police after a male stole merchandise from inside the store. A 53 year old male was identified in the video surveillance, located and charged with theft.

A business owner reported that his personal vehicle had been stolen while being stored at his business. Police are investigating.

Police received information for a Camrose resident that she had received a phone call from someone representing themselves as a “Constable with the Camrose Police Service” raising money for an anti-bullying campaign. Police in other jurisdictions have received complaints of similar type scams. If you receive such a call hang up, record the phone number and contact Police.

January 26th, 2017

A 36 year old male was arrested for breaching his no contact conditions after it was determined that he had been texting and had visited the female with whom he had a no contact condition with. The male is currently in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

Police received a report that sometime during the night fuel had been syphoned from a vehicle while it was parked behind the owner’s residence.

January 25th, 2017

A Camrose School contacted Police that there was a male on their property that had no reason to be there. Police attended and arrested the 36 year old male on an outstanding warrant and served him with a trespass notice not to attend the school.

A 911 call was received from a man who observed two males entering his vehicle. The two males quickly drove away in a black Toyota car. Police attended the area, observed the same vehicle but were unable to stop it as it continued to flee the area.

Police received a complaint of a fire at a downtown business that was under construction. Police attended and put out a small fire believed to be caused by hot equipment used by the construction company.

January 24th, 2017

A business contacted Police to report that a customer was missing a wallet. Police attended and viewed video surveillance which showed a male stealing the wallet. Police located the suspect who was still inside the business and found him to be in possession of the stolen property. The 41 year old male was charged with theft and possession of stolen property and released him on a Promise to Appear.

A Police investigation into a missing off road vehicle resulted in a 32 year old male being charged with theft of a motor vehicle. He was released on a Promise to Appear.

January 23rd, 2017

Two items have been recently turned into the Police after they were found at two different businesses in Camrose. One of the found property items is a ladies, small,  wrist purse containing foreign currency and the other is a men’s bill fold containing a large sum of money.  If anyone has lost items such as the ones described, please call the police office at 780-672-8300.

Police received a complaint that a woman was trespassing at an apartment complex in Camrose. Police located the 47 year old woman and issued her a trespassing violation.

Members attended a residence after receiving a noise complaint. The owner of the residence was given a warning.

While conducting an assault investigation, Police determined that a 43 year old woman had an outstanding bylaw warrant for her arrest. The woman was arrested and released on a promise to appear in court.

January 22nd, 2017

Police responded to multiple motor vehicle collisions during the day. The road conditions were extremely icy making it difficult for motorists to travel within the city limits.

A woman called advising her Aunt was extremely intoxicated and was waking up the small children inside of the home. Police arrested a 26 year old woman for Prevention of Breach of Peace.

Multiple false alarms were responded to throughout the day.

Police conducted a vehicle stop and arrested two females and two males inside for breaching their court orders and possession of a controlled substance. Police seized methamphetamine, cocaine and fentanyl from inside of the vehicle. A 28 year old male was charged with breaching his release documents. A 52 year old female was charged with possession of a controlled substance x 4 and breaching her court order. A 40 year old woman was charged with possession of a controlled substance x 3. All three were released to appear in Camrose Provincial Court.

A youth was arrested and charged with breaching his Undertaking after Police caught the youth breaching a no contact condition.

January 21st, 2017

A complaint was received that a woman was passed out in a liquor establishment in the downtown area. Police attended and located a 24 year old female who was having a nap. She agreed to leave and find an appropriate place to sleep.

January 20th, 2017

Police entered into an investigation when it was discovered that a housekeeper had stolen identification from a homeowner and then used that information to set up her own utilities. A 40 year old woman has been charged with two counts of identity theft and fraud

A vehicle which had been stolen from Camrose on January 16th was recovered in McBride, British Columbia. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the person responsible.

A vehicle stop was conducted and a female occupant had a no contact condition with one of the male occupants. The male occupant was breaching one of his conditions which required him to carry his court order. The 37 year old female was charged with two counts and the 33 year old male with one count of breaching conditions of a court order.

January 19th, 2017

Police received a complaint from a woman that her licence plate had been stolen from her vehicle while it was parked in front of her residence

Police were advised of an attempted theft occurring at a local hotel. A male exited his room around midnight and observed another male trying to break into his vehicle. The owner confronted the male and a physical altercation occurred prior to the thief running away from the scene. The owner chased the male but eventually lost sight of him. Police were then contacted but the suspect was nowhere to be found.

January 18th, 2017

Staff from a west end business contacted Police regarding a theft. A 51 year old woman had left the store with nearly $800 worth of merchandise without making payment. She was charged with theft and possession of stolen property.

Complaint received regarding a male outside a residence on Mount Pleasant Drive that was yelling and screaming. Police located a heavily intoxicated 24 year old male who had no place to stay. He was arrested for public intoxication and released in the morning.

A 911 call was received from a residence regarding a verbal argument between family members. Police attended, mediated the situation and separated the involved parties.

January 17th, 2017

Police were advised by a business that their work truck had been damaged and building had been broken into. Several items were stolen and damage was caused to their property. Police are investigating.

A business owner reported that a vehicle was missing from his property and suspected a new employee may be responsible. Video surveillance obtained and the suspect has been identified.

An vehicle in the industrial area was determined to be stolen out of Hardisty. Evidence seized and Police are investigating.

January 16th, 2017

Police received a 911 call requesting assistance in removing a male from a residence. The male left prior to arrival and checks indicated that he was bound by a Protection Order not to be at the residence. The 35 year old male was located and charged with breaching a condition of his court order.

A 79 year old female was driving westbound in a parking lot when she struck a building, turned and struck a parked vehicle before crossing the street striking a planter and guard post. The female was not injured but her vehicle was severely damaged.

January 15th, 2017

Police received a report of a male sleeping in the lobby of a building where he did not belong. Police attended and located a 36 year old man sleeping.  He was arrested for an unrelated theft.  The man was transported to the Police headquarter, where he was later released to appear in Court at a future date.

Police received a report of a missing 33 year old woman. The complainant was concerned for her well being as she had not returned home since the previous night.  Extensive patrols were made but the female was not located at the time.  A few hours later, the woman had returned home and Police attended and spoke with her.  It was determined that she was struggling with mental health and physical issues and was voluntarily transported to the hospital for treatment.

January 14th, 2017

A complaint was received of a noisy party in the area of 47 Avenue/47 Street. Police attended and gave a verbal warning to a 20 year old male residing at the residence.

Police stopped a 43 year old male inside of his motor vehicle. The driver stopped and then fled from scene. The man was located driving into an east end parking lot. The man was arrested for impaired driving and failing to stop for a Peace Officer. The driver was brought back to the Police Service where he refused to provide a sample of his breath. He was charged with Refusal and released from custody to appear in court.

Several motor vehicle collisions were responded to during the day.

A woman contacted Police advising a 21 year old female attended to her residence and when she left her electronic tablet was missing. Police are investigating the incident.

During routine patrols Police observed a stolen vehicle traveling on Camrose Drive. Police attempted to stop the vehicle resulting in the vehicle fleeing at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was later located abandoned north of Camrose.

January 13th, 2017

Police responded to a gas station after being advised that a male had splashed gasoline at another male driver. Police determined that the two were involved in a road rage incident resulting in an altercation at the gas station. Police mediated the situation

Police followed up on a previous incident where a couple stayed at a local hotel for four nights but failed to make payment. The 29 year old female from B.C. was located and charged with obtaining lodging by fraud

A traffic stop was conducted when a vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign. The 36 year old female driver was noted to be under the influence of alcohol. The woman was given a 24 hour suspension and served with a traffic ticket for failing to stop.

Several motor vehicle collisions were attended throughout the last 48 hours due to the extreme temperatures and icy streets. Police would like to remind the public that posted speed limits are established for ideal road conditions.

January 12th, 2017

A 37 year old male known to have outstanding warrants was observed by Police approaching a parked vehicle. Police arrested the male and found that he had the keys to the vehicle which was reported stolen out of Calgary. The male was arrested on his outstanding warrants and charged with possession of stolen property. A bail hearing was conducted and the male was released on conditions with a date to appear in court.

A vehicle stop was conducted and the 23 year old male driver showed signs that he had consumed alcohol. The male held a graduated driver’s licence with a zero alcohol condition. The vehicle was seized for 7 days and his driver’s licence suspended for 30 days.

A 21 year old male was observed by Police walking on the sidewalk with a known condition not to be outside his residence. The male was arrested and charged with breaching a condition of his probation. The male remains in custody until his next court appearance.

Police conducted a traffic stop and an odor of cannabis marijuana was detected. Police located a small quantity of cannabis marijuana and further determined that the 21 year old female driver did not have a drivers licence or registration for the vehicle. The woman was charged with possession of a controlled substance, driving without a licence and operating an unregistered motor vehicle.

January 11th, 2017

Police were notified that a woman was acting erratically inside a west end business. Upon Police arrival the female was unconscious and breathing so she was immediately transported to St. Mary’s hospital by EMS. The 29 year old female had overdosed on an illicit drug

Police received a complaint from a hotel that a couple had abandoned their suite without making payment. The 33 year old male and 29 year old female were located and given direction to make payment or face criminal charges.

January 10th, 2017

Police were contacted by a local liquor store regarding a theft that had occurred earlier in the morning. Police attended and viewed video surveillance which showed a male and female being responsible for the theft. Police exited the business and viewed the same female in the parking lot. The 33 year old man was later located and found to be in possession of the stolen property. Both were arrested and charged with theft and possession of stolen property and released on a Promise to Appear in court.

A hotel in Camrose contacted Police regarding a male who refused to leave after being evicted. The 36 year old male was removed from the property by Police.

A theft of fuel was reported to Police after a vehicle left without paying for fuel. The licence plate provided by the business did not match the vehicle and was determined to be stolen out of Red Deer.

January 9th, 2017

A traffic stop of a vehicle resulted in a 19 year old male being issued a 24 hour suspension as it was determined that he was under the influence of cannabis marijuana.

Police responded to an alarm at a west end business and found that the front door had been pried open and merchandise was missing from within the store. Police are investigating.

January 8th, 2017

A 65 year old woman was the victim of a computer scam. While on her computer a pop-up message appeared indicating the computer had a virus and to call a phone number to address the problem. After calling the number the scammer then gained access to her computer. The woman then paid the scammer in itunes gift cards. Police would like to remind people that these types of scams are very common and not to allow anyone you don’t know to access your computer. If you have computer issues have them addressed locally.

January 7th, 2017

A 21 year old man was arrested for breaching his curfew conditions. The man is in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

Police conducted a traffic stop and noted the driver to be under the influence of alcohol. Police conducted checks on the 37 year old woman that revealed she was currently bound by a Recognizance with a condition not to consume alcohol.  Further checks showed that the woman had a disqualified driver’s license and the vehicle did not have insurance.  The woman was arrested and released on a promise to appear.

A complaint was received of a domestic disturbance occurring inside of a home between a man and a woman. Police attended and mediated the situation by separating both parties for the day.

January 6th, 2017

Police responded to a 911 call regarding a disturbance at a residence. A 47 year old man was arrested and charged with assault, mischief and breaching conditions of his probation. The male is in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

A 54 year old man turned himself in on multiple outstanding Traffic Safety Act warrants. The male will remain in custody until his fines are paid or he serves the time in jail.

January 5th, 2017

 A vehicle was stopped by Police for an equipment violation. The 22 year old female was determined to be under the influence of alcohol and had an outstanding warrant out of Calgary. A search of her vehicle was conducted and Police also located a small quantity of cocaine. The female was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and later released on a promise to appear. The female held a graduated drivers licence resulting in her vehicle being seized and her driver’s licence suspended for 30 days.

January 4th, 2017

A traffic stop was conducted and the 43 year old male was determined to be a suspended driver. His vehicle was seized and he was issued an appearance notice to attend court

Police responded to a 911 call regarding an assault which had occurred inside a residence. No assault had actually occurred and Police mediated the situation and separated the involved parties.

Police have received complaints regarding the theft of recyclable bottles from their yards. Police encourage residents to always secure anything that they consider valuable.

January 3rd, 2017

A car dealership in Camrose reported that a vehicle had been stolen from their lot sometime since mid-December. Police are investigating.

Police attended a collision scene and determined that an 18 year old male was driving erratically causing him to crash into a tree. The driver was charged with careless driving.

A traffic stop was conducted and the male driver was breaching his curfew. Police also located an edged weapon in the vehicle contrary to his conditions. The 37 year old male was arrested and charged with two counts of breaching his recognizance.

Police were contacted regarding a disturbance outside a residence. Police responded and observed evidence of a fight but no one was left on scene. A short time later a male was located in the area and he was bleeding from a head injury. The male was transported to St. Mary’s hospital. Police are investigating.

January 2nd, 2017

 As a result of the theft investigation that the Camrose Police Service entered into the previous day, the responsible female was identified. The adult female attended the police station and was charged with theft under $5000, possession of stolen property, and two counts of breaching a court order.  She was released with a future court date to attend.

January 1st, 2017

Camrose Police Service members attended a west end business on a report that a theft had occurred. A female was identified through viewing the video surveillance.  Police are investigating this occurrence.

A company in Camrose reported that while they were conducting work at a job site, a back pack style snow blower was stolen from the rear of their work truck. This matter is currently under investigation.

Police were called to a residence for a report of an unwanted male that was being asked to leave the house and as he left he threw a bottle of alcohol at the front door. This caused the window in the door to break.  Police located the male and he was placed under arrest for public intoxication and lodged in cells.  The mischief investigation is ongoing.

 December 31st, 2016

Members of the Camrose Police Service attended a residence in Camrose after a report of an altercation. The investigation determined that two male youths were in an argument, which resulted in one of the males hitting the other in the face with a frying pan.  The youth was arrested for assault with a weapon and numerous breaches.  A subsequent bail hearing was conducted and the youth was remanded into custody.

Police were conducting patrols in a local liquor establishment. During these checks a male was observed snorting cocaine in the bathroom.  The male was arrested and a quantity of cocaine was seized from his possession.  Checks indicated that the male was out on a recognizance for drug trafficking earlier this year, and was breaching two of his release conditions.  The male will be brought before a Justice of the Peace.

December 30th, 2016

Police responded to a noise complaint at an apartment building in Camrose. Upon arrival Police noted a female banging and kicking the entry door to the building.  Police checks where conducted on the female and it was determined that she had a Trespass Order against her attending the property.  The female was also noticeably intoxicated.  She was arrested and transported to the Camrose Police Service.  Checks of her effects resulted in the seizure of a quantity of methamphetamine and marihuana.  The female was released on a Promise to Appear when she was sober.

December 29th, 2016

A 30 year old man was arrested for outstanding warrants out of the Edmonton Police Service. He was later released to appear in Provincial Court.

Several animal bylaw calls were received throughout the day.

Police responded to numerous hang-up 911 calls during the day. All of them were determined to be false.

December 28th, 2016

While conducting a Check Stop a 35 year old male was arrested for outstanding warrants for theft under $5000.00 and failing to appear in court. The man was released to appear in Camrose Provincial Court.

An 18 year old male was stopped in a motor vehicle and had a graduated drivers licence. The male was under the influence of alcohol and was given a 30 day suspension with his vehicle being seized for 7 days. He also received a liquor ticket for alcohol within easy access to occupants under the Gaming and Liquor Regulations.

A concerned mother called advising her son was making suicidal comments through text messages. The 19 year old male was located and voluntarily agreed to attend the hospital to seek medical attention.

December 27th, 2016

Members responded to a complaint of a man that was falling into traffic and bumping into cars near a west end business. Police attended and arrested a 28 year old man for public intoxication.  During a search of the man, Police located stolen merchandise from a nearby business as well as a quantity of methamphetamine.  He was charged with possession of a controlled substance, theft under $5000, possession of stolen property under $5000 and breach of a probation order.

Police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence. The situation was mediated and both parties were separated for the day.

December 26th, 2016

Police received a complaint from a residence due to a family fight which was continuing to escalate. Police mediated the situation and family members were separated for the day.

A complaint was received where a woman was pushed by her ex-boyfriend during a verbal confrontation. The situation was mediated and both parties were separated.

December 25th, 2016

Police attended a number of collisions throughout the day. Police urge motorists to adapt their driving habits to the changing weather and take extra care on the roadways

December 24th, 2016

Police conducted a vehicle stop as a result of a traffic violation. As a result of speaking to the adult female driver, an impaired driving investigation was entered into.  The female driver provided a breath sample into the roadside screening device.  The result of breath was that of a Fail and she was arrested for impaired driving.  The female was transported to the police station where she provided two breath samples which had the respective readings of 180 mg% and 190mg%.  She was released with a future court date to attend.

Police received separate complaints that two vehicles had been stolen during the evening hours. As members were attending the calls, the stolen vehicles were observed driving out of town.  Police were unable to stop the stolen vehicles.  Both vehicles were recovered a short time later.  The investigation is continuing.

Police observed a motorist who was stopped on the side of the road and appeared to have damage to his vehicle. Upon speaking to the male, it was determined that he was intoxicated and was subsequently arrested for impaired driving.  The male was transported to the police station where he provided two samples of his breath which had the respective readings of 170mg% and 160mg%.  The male was released with a future court date to attend.

December 23rd, 2016

St. Mary’s hospital requested Police assistance in locating a youth who had left the hospital without approval. Police later located and transported the youth back to the hospital.

As Police were assisting with a property dispute it was determined that one of the involved persons at the residence had two outstanding warrants. A 47 year old male was arrested and lodged into cells. His fines were later paid and he was released.

A Camrose cab company contacted Police to advise one of their drivers had his cell phone stolen by his passengers. He followed them resulting in one of the individuals causing damage to the vehicle. Evidence was seized by Police and the investigation is continuing.

The 35 year old female in cells who had been arrested the day prior on multiple charges, was provided an opportunity to contact a lawyer. While in the phone room she threw the phone against the door. Then while being escorted back to her cell she assaulted a Police officer. She was additionally charged with mischief and a second count of assaulting a peace officer. A bail hearing was held and the female was released on cash bail.

December 22nd, 2016

An east end business contacted Police advising that their storage unit was broken into during the night. Video surveillance was obtained and Police are investigating.

A traffic stop was conducted and Police located a small quantity of cannabis marijuana. The 37 year old female driver was charged with possession of a controlled substance and released on an appearance notice to attend court.

Police were advised by a resident that his garage had been broken into and items were missing. Police are investigating the incident.

A traffic stop was conducted and Police determined that the vehicle was stolen from a nearby community. The female driver was arrested and transported to Police headquarters where a search resulted in Police locating a small quantity of methamphetamine and cannabis marijuana. During the book-in process the female then proceeded to assault a Police officer. The 35 year old female was charged with possession of stolen property, assaulting a peace officer, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and three counts of breaching conditions of a court order. The female is in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

December 21st, 2016

Police were dispatched to a residence regarding a dispute. Police mediated the situation and the individuals were sent separate ways for the evening.

Police assisted St. Mary’s hospital after they reported that a male had left who still required care. Police located the male and transported him back to the hospital.

A 911 call was received from a male requesting Police assistance. Police attended the back alley and observed a male sitting on the ground with a facial injury. Police determined that the two men had gotten into a verbal argument which escalated to a physical assault. The 47 year old male who had placed the 911 call was arrested and charged with assault.

Police received a call from a crisis line advising of a male who was under distress. Police located a 46 year old man who was grossly intoxicated and depressed. Police arrested and lodged the male until sober and ensured he received mental health assistance.

December 20th, 2016

Police received a stolen vehicle complaint after a customer attended a business to pick up her vehicle and it could not be located. Police determined that a friend had picked up the vehicle after business hours and had not informed the owner.

Police stopped a vehicle for a traffic safety violation. Police determined that the vehicle was not insured and the licence plate did not match the vehicle. The 35 year old male driver was also breaching his release conditions. The male was arrested and charged for the breach along with three traffic violations. He was later released on cash bail.

A customer contacted Police after he attended a business after hours and found the front door to be open. Police searched the building and found everything to be in order. It was determined that the front door was simply not locked at the end of the day. A property representative attended the business and secured the building.

December 19th, 2016

Police responded to an alarm at a west end business and upon arrival, the officers noted that the fire suppression system was activated within the business. The owner was contacted and attended.  It was determined that there was no fire and the cause was a malfunction of the system.

Police conducted two Provincial Checkstops during the evening. During the Checkstops, the public response was very positive.

Police were advised that a client had attended a downtown store and upon entering the store, the alarm was set off. Police attended and determined the store was closed but the front door had been left unlocked by mistake.  A property representative was contacted and attended to secure the store.

The Camrose Police Service would like to take this opportunity to remind the public to ensure their vehicles are locked at all times and do not to leave valuables in sight.

December 18th, 2016

Police continued follow up on an investigation in which a male was stabbed in the chest. A 20 year old female was located and arrested for assault with a weapon. She was later released with strict conditions. The male victim of the stabbing was charged with one count of assault and was released on cash bail with conditions.

While conducting a check stop a male was located who had a warrant for his arrest for driving without a license. The male was later released as well as being charged again for driving without a license.

A local cab company reported that they were transporting an intoxicated male and he could not provide an address of where he lived. A 46 year old intoxicated male was located by Police after he got out of the cab. Checks of the male revealed he had a warrant for breaching his probation order. He was arrested and is awaiting a bail hearing to speak to his release.

Police located a 36 year old male who had an outstanding warrant for trespassing and he was arrested and later released.

A report was received of an intoxicated male subject that entered a house and the tenants did not know who he was. The male would not leave and when Police arrived a 22 year old, heavily intoxicated male was located. He was arrested and later released when he was sober.

A 25 year old intoxicated male was found sitting in a west end parking lot. The male could not look after himself and was arrested for public intoxication. He was later released on a promise to appear in court.

December 17th, 2016

Police received a call that a gas station had been robbed at knife point by two males. The employee was able to provide detailed descriptions of the males responsible and police located both of the responsible individuals a short distance away. They were both placed under arrest and transported to the police station. The adult male is charged with possession of a weapon dangerous to the public and robbery. The youth male is charged with robbery, 6 charges for breaching court orders and release conditions and he also had 3 outstanding warrants. Both males are being held in custody to await a release hearing with a Justice of the Peace.

A call was received that a woman had received threatening phone calls and text messages from another female. Police attended and spoke to the complainant and determined that the nature of the threats constituted a criminal investigation. The suspect has been identified and the investigation is continuing.

Police received a call that male was requesting EMS assistance had he had received a stab wound to the chest. Police attended the residence and determined that the male had been involved in an altercation which resulted in him being stabbed. This matter is under investigation.

December 16th, 2016

Police were advised that a female was in the downtown area with a male whom she had no contact conditions with. The two were located by Police resulting in the 22 year old female being arrested and charged with two counts of breaching her conditions. The female was remanded until the next available court date.

Police received information regarding a lottery scam involving an elderly woman. The woman had received a phone call that she was won the lottery and would receive a one million dollar cheque if she first forwarded $1500 in cash. Police would like to once again remind the public that there are a wide variety of scams that you can be targeted with. If the offer is too good to be true then it’s likely a scam.

Police were contacted in regards to a disturbance at a west end business. An 18 year old male from Wetaskiwin was arrested on outstanding warrants and charged with breaching his alcohol conditions. The man is in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

December 15th, 2016

Police were advised that a woman may have caused harm to herself. Police attended the 48 year old woman’s residence and confirmed that medical attention was required. She was transported to the hospital by EMS.

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle that was swerving all over the road. The 28 year old male driver was charged with operating a vehicle without a driver’s licence.

Police were dispatched to a domestic dispute resulting in a 22 year old woman being arrested and charged with two counts of assault. The woman was later released on a recognizance with conditions.

A traffic stop was conducted after Police observed that the licence plate did not match the vehicle. During the traffic stop Police located a small quantity of methamphetamine in the vehicle. The 52 year old female driver and a 26 year old female passenger were both arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance. The passenger was also arrested on a Canada wide warrant.

December 14th, 2016

On December 9th a west end business had reported two suspicious men in their store. Video surveillance was reviewed by Police and a male was observed stealing merchandise. Police located the 33 year old man and he was arrested and charged with theft and breaching a condition of his recognizance. The male also had an outstanding warrant. The male was unable to post bail and remains in custody.

A 37 year old woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant and charged with breaching a condition of her probation. She was later released on a promise to appear.

While conducting a check stop Police observed a strong odour of cannabis marijuana inside a vehicle. A 21 year old male was charged with possession of a controlled substance and served with an appearance notice.

During the same check stop a second vehicle was also observed with an odour of cannabis marijuana. A 25 year old female was charged with possession of a controlled substance and served with an appearance notice.

December 13th, 2016

Police conducted a traffic stop of a 24 year old man with a graduated drivers licence and determined that he had consumed alcohol prior to driving contrary to the zero alcohol condition of his licence. His vehicle was seized for 7 days and his licence was suspended for 30 days.

A mother of an 11 month old baby contacted Police advising that an acquaintance had left her residence with her child and failed to return. Police located the 20 year old female acquaintance, mediated the situation and returned the child to her mother.

Police were advised of a hit and run motor vehicle collision after a woman noticed that there was extensive damage to her vehicle while parked at her residence. Evidence from the offending vehicle was seized by Police and the incident is under investigation.

December 12th, 2016

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle and Police determined that one of the occupants had outstanding warrants. The 20 year old female was arrested.

Police attended a residence due to an argument between two females. A 20 year old female was arrested on an outstanding warrant and later released on a promise to appear.

An investigation regarding a historical sexual assault resulted in a 23 year old male being arrested and charged with two counts of sexual assault. The male was later released on a promise to appear in court with strict conditions.

Police received a 911 call from a residence due to a family fight which was continuing to escalate. Police mediated the situation and family members were taken to alternative places to stay for the night.

December 11th, 2016

A report was received of a truck being stolen from a west end business. The vehicle was left unlocked and running while the owner went into a business to purchase an item. Police would like to remind people not to leave their vehicles running and unlocked during these frigid temperatures.

Police are continuing their Christmas season check stop initiatives and want to encourage people to not drink and drive during the holiday season.

A traffic stop was conducted in the downtown area and located a male behind the wheel. Checks on the male revealed that he had an outstanding warrant for no insurance on a motor vehicle. He also had a warrant for driving a motor vehicle without a license. He was arrested and further checks revealed he currently was a suspended driver and his vehicle was then seized. A search of the subject subsequent to arrest located a quantity of cocaine in a pocket in his pants. The male has been charged for driving while suspended and possession of a controlled substance. The male remains in custody until he pays his outstanding fines.

Police responded to a west end business for a call of a male causing a disturbance inside the business. An intoxicated male was located and he was arrested as he was not cooperating with staff or police. He was subsequently charged with public intoxication and lodged until sober.

December 10th, 2016

Police located and arrested a female who had attended a local business for services and then failed to pay for those services. She was charged with two counts of theft and released with conditions.

Numerous check stops were conducted during the evening which resulted in a male being issued a license suspension and his vehicle being seized. As well, a 31 year old male was arrested for outstanding warrants as well as being charged for possession of a controlled substance. The vehicle that he was operating also did not have active registration and it was towed off the roadway.

On December 7, 2018 a report was received of a male who has been attending an apartment building, but is not a tenant. The property representative requested that the male be located and that he be issued a trespass notice. On December 9, the male was located and he was issued that notice.

December 9th, 2016

Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle and determined that a male occupant was breaching his conditions. The 30 year old man was arrested and charged with two counts of breaching the conditions of a recognizance.

A west end business contacted Police regarding two suspicious males in their store. Both men were gone prior to Police arriving on scene. Police were able to identify both males and later located one of the males responsible. A 33 year old man was arrested and charged with mischief and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.

Police entered into an investigation after a female reported that she had been assaulted by her ex-boyfriend. Police located the youth and he was arrested and charged with forcible confinement, assault, criminal harassment and theft under $5000.

Police located a vehicle stuck in the snow with a female sitting in the driver’s seat. The 28 year old woman was determined to be under the influence of alcohol and was issued a 24 hour suspension and her vehicle was towed from the scene.

December 8th, 2016

Police conducted a traffic stop after observing that the licence plate did not match the vehicle. The vehicle was also determined to be unregistered and uninsured. The 32 year old man was charged with three Traffic Safety Act violations and was also arrested on outstanding warrants out of Edmonton.

Police were contacted by a female advising that she had been assaulted by her husband. Police investigated the allegations and as a result arrested and charged a 70 year old man with assault with a weapon.

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle with tinted windows. Police observed that the driver was under the influence of cannabis marijuana. The 39 year old male was issued a 24 hour suspension.

December 7th, 2016

Police and the fire department responded to a 911 call indicating that there was a fire in an apartment building. A large volume of smoke was pouring out of the ground floor as Police cleared the building of all occupants. The fire department determined the cause of the smoke was an unattended pot of food on the stove. Occupants were able to return to their suites while the fire department ventilated the ground floor of the building.

A female contacted Police to report that she had been assaulted by another female. A 52 year old woman was charged with assault and released to appear in court on a future date.

While on patrol Police observed a vehicle with a licence plate that did not match the vehicle. A traffic stop was conducted and the vehicle was determined to be stolen out of Red Deer. The 35 year old male driver was arrested for possession of stolen property and during a search Police also located a small amount of methamphetamine and cocaine resulting in additional charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. The male was also bound by conditions due to a prior criminal offence and was additionally charged with breaching those conditions.

Police responded to a disturbance at a residence where a woman and her husband were in a heated verbal argument. The situation was mediated and the male agreed to leave the residence for the evening.

A west end business contacted Police to advise that a male who had stolen merchandise from their business in October was currently in their store. Police attended and a 23 year old male was arrested for the outstanding theft and on an outstanding warrant out of Edmonton.

December 6th, 2016

Police responded to a 911 call and while at the residence determined that two of the male occupants had outstanding warrants. The 33 year old male and the 35 year old male were arrested and later released with conditions.

Police were notified that an east end business had been spray painted with graffiti.

A 52 year old male contacted Police to advise that his vehicle had been entered, the ignition damaged and items stolen from within.

Police responded to numerous alarms throughout the day. All were determined to be false.

December 5th, 2016

A complaint was received that two youths were throwing eggs at a residence in the Duggan Park neighbourhood. There have been numerous complaints of the same youths causing issues around the area. Police are attempting to identify these youths.

Police mediated a property dispute between a woman and her boyfriend. Both parties were spoken to and agreed to cooperate with each other.

A 911 call was received of two people fighting inside of a residence. A 59 year old woman and a 25 year old man were having an argument inside of the home. Police mediated the situation and the man agreed to leave the residence for the day.

December 4th, 2016

A homeowner called Police advising an intoxicated woman was knocking on his door. A 33 year old woman was located and directed back to her residence.

A 40 year old man called Police advising his ex-girlfriend attended his residence and took his vehicle without his permission. The man refused to cooperate with Police and provide a statement against his ex-girlfriend.

Police received four complaints of impaired drivers during the evening. Two drivers were located and determined to be under the legal limit.

A complaint was received of a noisy party in the area of 52 Street and 53 Avenue. The homeowners were spoken to and agreed to turn down the music for the evening.

A woman called Police requesting a man be removed from her residence. A 45 year old man was spoken to and agreed to leave the home.

Police responded to a complaint of a domestic that was occurring in the area of 52 Street in the 5200 block. A 41 year old man and 43 year old woman were spoken to. Both were intoxicated and agreed to keep the noise down inside of the home.

December 3rd, 2016

A 27 year old male from Rimbey was arrested when he was located inside a stolen vehicle. The male has been charged with nine criminal code offences as well as driving without a license. The male also had warrants out of Bashaw and Rimbey.

Police received a call of a possible impaired driver and a vehicle matching the description was located. A traffic stop was conducted and the male driver showed signs of alcohol consumption. A roadside screening test was conducted in which the driver blew a “caution”. He was subsequently issued a three day driving suspension and his vehicle was seized.

Police attended a noisy party in the north end of the city. It was determined that the renter of the residence was not home at the time but the noise warranted a ticket under the City of Camrose bylaw. The renter will be located and the ticket will be personally served upon him

December 2nd, 2016

A vehicle stop was conducted and the 22 year old male driver was determined to be a suspended driver. The driver was charged and his vehicle seized.

A west end business requested Police assistance in removing a male from their property. A 33 year old man was served with a trespass notice.

Police observed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign. A traffic stop was conducted and Police observed open liquor at the feet of the female passenger. The 46 year old male driver was charged with failing to stop at a stop sign and the 38 year old female passenger was charged with the liquor violation.

A landlord called Police regarding a female who was living at her property without being on the lease. Police determined the 33 year old woman had outstanding warrants and was arrested.

Police conducted a vehicle stop and determined that the vehicle was not registered or insured and had a licence plate that did not belong to the vehicle. The 35 year old man was charged with all three offences and his vehicle was towed.

Police arrested a 21 year old man on outstanding warrants.

December 1st, 2016

A vehicle owner reported that his vehicle had been keyed while parked at a west end business.

Police observed an altercation in front of a licensed premises. A 26 year old woman was charged with fighting in a public place under the Camrose Bylaw.

A vehicle stop was conducted on a 23 year old woman resulting in Police locating a small amount of cannabis marijuana. She was subsequently charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance.

Police received information that a youth may be causing harm to oneself. Police located the youth who had self-inflicted injuries and was immediately taken to the hospital.

A vehicle was stopped for speeding and Police determined that the 24 year old man did not have insurance and was using an unauthorized licence plate. He was charged with all three offences and his vehicle was towed.

Police responded to two motor vehicle collisions during the day.