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January 18, 2018

Police received a complaint of a hit & run and a witness was able to provide a license plate for the offending vehicle. Police are following up with the registered owner.

A vehicle stop was conducted and Police immediately observed an odor of cannabis marijuana. The vehicle was searched and a small quantity of cannabis was located of which the female driver claimed ownership. The female was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

January 17, 2018

An investigation into the theft of flooring from an apartment building on Mt. Pleasant Drive resulted in Police charging a 57 year old male with theft and breaching his conditions.

A Ford Freestar which had been stolen from the Cornerstone shopping district was recovered in Red Deer.

A female reported that she was sexually assaulted by a male whom she had contact with through a mobile app. They agreed to meet and she provided him with her address. The male who misrepresented himself on the app entered her residence where the assault occurred. Police have a description of the male and are attempting to identify him.

January 16, 2018

The Loss Prevention Officer at a west end business contacted Police when he observed a male who was on conditions not to be in the store. Police attended and the male was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his Recognizance.

January 15, 2018

Police received a complaint of someone attempting to steal fuel from a vehicle in the Casino parking lot. The suspects were driving an older Ford F350 pulling a flat deck trailer. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

A vehicle was stolen from the parking lot of the Cornerstone Shoppers Drug Mart. The owner had left his 2003 Ford Freestar running with the keys in the ignition while he went into the store. Staff at the store advised Police that a male had just stolen cosmetic items. Police have identified the male and charges will be laid.

Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle with tinted windows. Checks on the driver determined that he had an outstanding warrant for operating a vehicle without insurance. The 25 year old was arrested and later released from custody when a family member attended to pay his outstanding fine.

January 14, 2018

Police received a complaint of two suspicious males operating a white sedan in the 5100 block of 53 street. One of the males was on private property looking at an old vehicle that was parked in the yard. When the owner confronted the male he claimed they were looking for their cat and then quickly got back into their vehicle and drove away.

At 7:00 PM Police received a report of a collision on Marler Drive in the 6700 block. A pick-up truck had backed into a car and the male driver was standing beside his vehicle. Police attended and observed signs that the male was under the influence of alcohol and he was arrested for impaired driving. The 47 year old provided two samples of his breath that exceeded the legal limit and he was subsequently charged with impaired driving, backing unsafely and unlawful conveyance as he had open liquor in his vehicle.

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle and it was clear that the male driver had recently consumed cannabis marijuana. The 20 year old was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Edmonton and was issued a 24 hour driving suspension.

January 13, 2018

Police received two separate complaints of holes being drilled in vehicle gas tanks in the residential area by the bowling alley. The mischief and theft of fuel was captured on video surveillance and Police are attempting to identify the male suspect.

Police responded to a domestic situation at a residence on Grand Drive. The involved 33 year old male and a 48 year old female were both arrested. The female was arrested on an outstanding warrant and charged with breaching her conditions as she was not allowed to have contact with the male. Police were able to determine that the male had struck the female not only that evening but also in the prior couple days and had also smashed her cell phone. As a result the male was charged with two counts of assault and one count of mischief.

January 12, 2018

The owner of a Chevrolet Avalanche advised Police that someone had punched out the lock on his vehicle while parked at the rear of 47A Avenue in the 5700 block.

Police entered into an investigation regarding the unauthorized use of a credit card. The credit card which had been stolen from a residence in the county was used 11 times at four locations within Camrose. A female suspect has been identified and Police have issued a warrant for her arrest.

January 11, 2018

An investigation resulted in Police locating a stolen enclosed cargo trailer which contained stolen property out of Edmonton. The trailer was located at a storage facility where the suspect also rented a storage unit. Police obtained and executed a search warrant on the rental unit and seized several additional items that were determined to be stolen. The suspect was later located, arrested and charged with two counts of possession of stolen property over $5000, two counts of possession of stolen property under $5000, possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and two counts of breaching his conditions. The 38 year old male is in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

The manager of an apartment building on Mount Pleasant Drive advised that 12 bundles of flooring were missing. Police identified the suspect and he will be charged with theft and possession of stolen property.

January 10, 2018

A traffic stop was conducted and a 24 year old male driver was arrested on an outstanding warrant for operating a vehicle without insurance. Further checks on the vehicle that he was operating at the time of the traffic stop confirmed it also did not have insurance. A family member paid his fine on the warrant and he was released from custody with another charge of operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

A complaint was received from a local business of a male who was passed out in their washroom. The male was intoxicated by GHB and was also found to have a quantity of the drug on his person. The male was also in possession of stolen property from a nearby business. The male was arrested and charged with theft and possession of stolen property and four counts of breaching his conditions. Charges on possession of a controlled substance are pending.

Police were contacted when a male left a bank after attempting to cash a $2600 cheque which they believed to be fraudulent. Police have identified the male and are investigating the occurrence.

January 9, 2018

Police were notified by the Loss Prevention Officer at a west end business that two females had just left the store with stolen merchandise. Police attended and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle that they were operating. A male and two females from Maskwacis were arrested for theft. A search of their vehicle was conducted and Police located stolen property from two different west end businesses. A search of one of the females resulted in Police locating a small quantity of crack cocaine and methamphetamine. Police checks indicated that one of the women had warrants out of Wetaskiwin and the other was on probation. The two women were charged accordingly and released on a promise to appear.

A complaint was received of a male who was leaving threatening messages on another person’s phone. Police were able to identify the offender and attended his residence and found him to be in the company of a female with whom he had conditions not to be in contact with. The 37 year old who was under the influence of drugs was arrested a charged with two counts of breaching his probation.

January 8, 2018

In the early morning hours Police observed a suspicious vehicle in the industrial area. A traffic stop was conducted and it was determined that the male driver was on probation with a 24 hour curfew. It was also determined that the male did not have a valid driver’s license and the vehicle he was operating was not insured or registered. The 22 year old was arrested and charged with two counts of breaching his probation, operating a vehicle without a license, misuse of a license plate, no insurance and no registration. The male is in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

January 7, 2018

A female reported that while they were staying at a local hotel a quantity of money was stolen out of her husband’s wallet.

Police received a call from a resident on Mt. Pleasant Drive who reported that a male had gone into his residence without permission and used his cellphone. The situation was mediated as there were no grounds for a charge.

January 6, 2018

Police conducted a traffic stop on a truck that had a burnt out headlight. The driver of the vehicle showed signs of alcohol consumption and a road side sobriety test was conducted.  The driver blew a warning on the instrument and he was issued a 3 day license suspension and his vehicle was seized.

While patrolling a vehicle was located on 48 Avenue which was travelling at 99kmh. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver of the van was arrested for impaired driving.  He provided breath samples of 140 and 130mg%.  He was charged with impaired driving, driving over 80mg%, dangerous driving, driving while suspended and speeding.  Checks of his license revealed that he was suspended driver from a previous impaired driving conviction.  His vehicle was subsequently seized for 30 days.

A female called Police to request assistance in removing an intoxicated male from her residence. When Police arrived the drunk male was belligerent and uncooperative.  He was arrested and lodged to prevent any further breach of the peace.

Police received another call of a male who causing problems at a downtown residence. When Police arrived he was located outside the residence near the alley.  He was intoxicated and was and arrested and lodged until sober.

Security staff at a downtown licensed premise called Police to report a male was causing a disturbance inside the bar. When Police arrived the male was found on the steps of the premises and it was confirmed he was causing problems.  He was advised to leave the premises, as well, he received a trespass notice from the premise.

January 5, 2018

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle which was observed traveling left of center on 47 avenue. While at the vehicle Police observed a taped up can of bear mace in plain view that the female driver claimed she needed for protection. The female was arrested and her vehicle was searched resulting in Police also locating a small baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire as well as small quantities of cocaine and methamphetamine. The female was charged with two counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of breaching her conditions.

A female reported to Police that her wallet had been stolen from her purse while she was at Mirror Lake Park. The stolen black Michael Kors wallet contained cash and her Alberta driver’s license.

January 4, 2018

Police are investigating a theft and fraud complaint after a female reported that her ex-boyfriend stole her bank card and withdrew funds. Police are confirming the allegations and charges are pending.

A local business reported an attempted fraud. The business had been emailed from a person claiming to be from Quebec wishing to make a large purchase with a credit card. The business did not complete the transaction.

A 41 year old man was arrested and charged with impaired driving. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle he was operating at which time Police observed obvious signs of impairment. He was transported to Police headquarters where he provided samples of his breath that were twice the legal limit.

January 3, 2018

Over the Christmas holidays a Centra Cam truck was broken into while parked at the recycling depot. Several Dewalt tools were stolen from inside the vehicle. Police are investigating the theft.

Sometime after December 29 a business on 46 street was broken into and a substantial amount of cash was stolen from their safe. Police are following up on leads to identify the suspect.

A traffic stop was conducted and the female driver displayed signs of intoxication. The female was arrested and transported to Police headquarters where she provided two samples of her breath that were both over the legal limit. The 53 year old was charged with impaired driving.

January 2, 2018

Police responded to three separate residences throughout the day and dealt with domestic situations. All three situations were determined to be non-criminal in and were mediated.

EMS requested Police assist them at a residence on Mount Pleasant Drive with a patient that was being uncooperative. It was determined that the patient was under the influence of drugs and was taken to St. Mary’s hospital for treatment.

January 1, 2018

Police received a 911 call from a downtown business of a fight inside of the liquor establishment. Members located two people involved in the altercation. Members were advised a consensual fight occurred and the other group left prior to Police arrival. The couple was escorted out of the business and given a warning.

A 27 year old woman called Police advising her ex-common law attended her residence and assaulted her inside of the home. The 32 year old man fled prior to Police attending. A warrant will be sought against the male for charges of assault and breaching his contact conditions.

December 31, 2017

Nothing to report

December 30, 2017

Police received a complaint from a female who advised that someone had opened an online bank account in her name out of Montreal. The involved bank was contacted and the banks internal security department is dealing with the situation.

Police responded to a vehicle fire in the cornerstone parking lot. The owner had started the vehicle remotely and a short time later noticed the vehicle engulfed in flames. Police cleared the area until the fire department attended to extinquish the fire.

An employee of a west end business reported that his wallet had been stolen from his jacket while at work. Checks on his credit card indicated that it had been used at multiple locations in Camrose. Police are investigating.

December 29, 2017

A female attended the Police Service to report that she received a debit card in her name from a banking institution which she does not do business at. The female felt it was fraudulent in nature and the bank was contacted and they subsequently destroyed the card and their security department was notified.

Police responded to the parking lot in the Cornerstone development to assist the Camrose Fire Department responded to a vehicle on fire. A perimeter was set-up to assist the fire members put out fire that had engulfed a vehicle.

A staff member from a west end business reported that his keys and wallet were stolen from his jacket which was at his desk. He also reported that a stolen credit card was used in multiple locations in Camrose.  Further investigation is being conducted to identify the subject responsible.

December 28, 2017

Police received a complaint of a male who was unlawfully in a backyard of a Duggan Park residence. Police located the male who admitted he was looking for cigarette butts. The male was warned upon the request of the homeowner.

Police mediated an argument between a couple after a complaint of a disturbance was received.

Police prepared the charges against the male who had been arrested by Stoney Plain RCMP and linked to a vehicle that had been stolen from Camrose on December 19th. The 26 year old male will be charge for twelve criminal offences including break and enter, theft of a vehicle, and unauthorized use of a credit card.

Edmonton Police Service advised they recovered the 2008 GMC Sierra which had been reported stolen to Camrose Police on December 25th. The vehicle was found abandoned and Police are still investigating.

Police attended the residence of a female who had recently separated from her husband. The female requested Police to attend with her because she was fearful her husband might be there waiting for her. When Police and the complaint arrived, the husband was found exiting the residence in an intoxicated state. It was determined that he had broken into the residence, caused damage to items inside, and that he had removed other items from the residence. It was also determined that over a five day period the male had called the female a significant number of times, sent her text messages, and sent her cell phone videos all which were deemed to be harassing in nature. The male was also arrested for criminal harassment and is awaiting a Judicial Interim Release Hearing.

A west end business reported a shoplifter who had stolen $112.74 of merchandise. Police attended and the male was charged. It was also determined he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

December 27, 2017

Stony Plain RCMP arrested a male who had in his possession a wallet belonging to the owner of a 2006 GMC Yukon that had been stolen from Camrose on December 19th. Camrose Police are following up with charges in relation to the stolen vehicle and unauthorized use of a credit card.

A resident of southern Duggan Park reported that a group of youth were ringing her doorbell and then fleeing. The reporter advised this has occurred multiple times over the last few weeks. Police are investigating.

The Edmonton Police Service advised that a 1995 Honda Accord that had been reported stolen to Camrose Police on December 21st was recovered abandoned in their city.

December 26, 2017

A 2008 GMC truck was reported stolen overnight from the Edgewood area.  Police are investigating.

December 25, 2017

Happy Holidays from the Camrose Police Service. We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Christmas.

Police attended a domestic disturbance call and assisted in mediating an argument between a male and a female.

Police located a stolen vehicle that had been reported stolen to Stony Plain RCMP on December 15th.

It was reported to Police that overnight a license plate was stolen off of a Chevrolet car in the 4800 block of 46 Street.

Employees at a west end gas station reported the theft of fuel after an older green Ford Escape with a Saskatchewan license plate drove away without paying for fuel. Police are investigating.

December 24, 2017

During a Checkstop a vehicle was checked and an odor of Cannibis Marihuana was noted. The driver admitted to recent drug use and Police seized paraphernalia from inside the vehicle. During the investigation Police also observed that the registration/insurance for the vehicle was expired. The driver was given a 24 hour driving suspension and was charged for driving a vehicle without registration or insurance.

Police attended a 9-11 call and found two roommates in an argument. A 56 year old male was noted to be grossly intoxicated and he was placed under arrest to prevent further issues.

Police attended a report of a possible domestic disturbance and found a male and female who had been in an argument. Police assisted with mediating the situation.

Police received a report of a possible attempted break and enter to a residence in the area of the 4800 block of 53A Street. The homeowner advised she observed two males approach her house and try to open the locked door. The males fled the area when the homeowner turned on a light. Police are investigating and remind residents to take precautions during the holiday season. When leaving your residence ensure all that doors are locked and valuable property is secured. If your home is going to be unoccupied it is recommended to use motion detector lights, leave house lights on, and make prior arrangements to have your walks shoveled to thwart a thief’s attempt to spot an empty house.

December 23, 2017

A local business called about a male who was acting bizarre. Police attended and found a male who was under the influence of illicit drugs. This male was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital where he was treated for opioid use.

A male reported that he had fallen victim to an email scam which requested $400 in iTunes gift cards. Please treat all unsolicited emails as suspicious and be cautious of emails that request personal information or money.

The 2006 GMC Yukon that was reported stolen on December 19th was recovered in Spruce Grove by RCMP. Police are still investigating possible leads.

Report of a hit and run that occurred sometime between 4:30-5:00 A.M. on December 23rd in the 5000 block of 53 Street. A parked vehicle had been hit by a vehicle that fled the scene. Police are requesting the help of anyone who might have information about the hit and run or who may have witnessed the collision.

December 22, 2017

A black 1995 Honda Accord was stolen while parked at the rear of a residence on 45 avenue in the 4700 block.

Police assisted a local restaurant with issues they were having with an ex-employee. The situation was mediated.

December 21, 2017

A male was arrested during a traffic stop when it was determined that he had warrants out of Vegreville for possession of a controlled substance. During his arrest Police located a quantity of methamphetamine resulting in the 44 year old being charged with another count of possession of a controlled substance.

December 20, 2017

A 2006 GMC Yukon was stolen overnight while parked inside a garage on 43rd avenue in the 6600 block. The victim’s wallet and a certified cheque was in the vehicle and her debit card was used following the theft. Police are following up on leads to identify the male suspect.

An 18 year old male was arrested and charged with theft after a loss prevention officer at a west end business observed him shoplifting. The male was released on an appearance notice and served a trespass notice prohibiting him from re-attending the store.

December 19, 2017

A local business contacted Police when a customer purchased multiple gift cards and believed that it was the Canada Revenue Agency Scam. Police attended and after a lengthy discussion the male finally admitted that the cards were being used to pay the CRA. The male was completely convinced by the scammer that he owed the CRA taxes. The scammer also had him convinced that Police would arrest him within three hours if he failed to call back with the activation codes on the gift cards.

Two attempted thefts of vehicles were reported to Police. In both cases the suspect was able to enter the vehicle but could not get either of the vehicles started. The ignitions on both vehicles were damaged.

Police attended a residence on Marler Drive after one of the occupants claimed to have been assaulted by another occupant in the home. The incident was determined to be a verbal argument with neither party wanting a Police investigation. The involved male was removed from the residence for the night to prevent further issues.

A local bar contacted Police when a male broke their exterior window. The male had been asked to leave and while outside picked up a chunk of ice and threw it against the window. Police located the male in the area and he was arrested. The 27 year old was charged with mischief, public intoxication and two counts of breaching conditions of his probation.

December 18, 2017

A home owner reported that their detached garage on Marler Drive in the 5800 block had been broken into sometime in the past week. Stolen from within the garage was a silver & black metal detector, Berkley and Simmono fishing rods and a box of Christmas decorations.

Police were contacted by a local restaurant when one of their customers was unable to pay her $90 bill. Police attended and the female was quickly identified by Police as she had just been released on bail after committing the same offence at another restaurant. The female was arrested and remanded into custody.

December 17, 2017

Police received a report of an SUV stolen from the rear of a residence. The vehicle had been left idling and unlocked when stolen.  The matter is still under investigation.

Police were dispatched to a domestic dispute between a 32 year old male and a 23 year old female. The investigation revealed that both subject had been in a physical altercation but neither of them wanting further Police involvement.  The male and the female were separated to avoid further altercation.

Police were dispatched to a license premises to deal with a customer that was causing issues. Police record checks revealed the 35 year old male was breaching his Undertaking by being in possession of a knife.  The male was subsequently arrested and transported to the Police Headquarter, where he was later released on a Promise to Appear when sober.

Police conducted a vehicle stop and determined that the 31 year old male passenger had a warrant for his arrest for possession of stolen property and for failing to appear in court. The male was arrested and transported to the Police Headquarter, where he was lodged pending a Judicial Interim Release Hearing.

December 16, 2017

A male reported that a few days ago he cashed two cheques for another male and then gave him the $3450 in cash. The bank now had contacted him advising that the cheques were fraudulent. Police are investigating.

Police were advised of a domestic situation at a residence. The involved male had left the residence prior to Police arrival. The female was not willing to provide a statement but was taking immediate action to ensure her safety.

Police observed a vehicle driving left of center and conducted a traffic stop. The male driver displayed signs of alcohol consumption and provided samples of his breath that were under the legal limit. The driver was issued an immediate roadside suspension due to the level of alcohol in his system. The driver’s license was suspended for 3 days and his vehicle was also seized. He was additionally charged with driving left of center and illegal conveyance of alcohol as he had open liquor in his vehicle.

December 15, 2017

Two break & enters occurred overnight. The new Catholic Church construction site was broken into and approximately $20,000 worth of tools were stolen. The second theft was in the industrial area where the suspects stole $7,000 worth of tools from a business.

Police were contacted just before 11:00 AM when a patron at Augustana Fitness in the Recreation Center had his wallet and truck keys stolen from his locker. One of the suspects purchased a day pass to enter the fitness center and then used bolt cutters to cut the lock from the locker. After stealing a wallet and keys they then attended the victim’s residence with the intent to commit a break & enter and theft from the home. Before entering they knocked on the door and were greeted by the victim’s spouse. The male then pretended to be at the wrong address and left. A few minutes later one of the suspects used the stolen credit card to make a purchase at a convenience store using the card’s tap feature. Police are working on multiple leads and attempting to identify the suspects.

A local bar contacted Police when a female was refusing to pay for her $18 tab. Police attended and identified the female who had just left another local bar where she failed to pay her $90 tab. Police checks on the female indicated that she had an outstanding warrant out of Fox Creek for the same offence. The 37 year old was arrested and charged with obtaining food by fraud.

A red 2003 F350 Ford truck was stolen while parked at the rear of a residence on 49 street in the 5200 block. The theft occurred between the hours of 10:30 PM and 2:00 AM. Police are investigating.

December 14, 2017

Police responded to 54 avenue in the 6100 block after a vehicle left the roadway and collided with a tree. The male driver was arrested on scene and transported to Police headquarters where he provided two samples of his breath that were both over the legal limit. The 28 year old was charged with impaired driving and dangerous driving.

Police attended a residence on 51 avenue regarding a male who was causing issues. The intoxicated male was on conditions not to consume alcohol, not to be at the residence and had a warrant for his arrest originating from Lethbridge. During his arrest Police also located a quantity of cannabis marijuana. The 32 year old was charged with four counts of breaching his conditions and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

Police mediated a family situation involving a child who was out of control and being aggressive with her mother. After a considerable amount of time at the residence Police were able to mediate the situation.

A male who was under the influence of drugs was arrested after Police dealt with him on four separate complaints. The first two complaints involved the male attending family residences where he was not welcome. The next two complaints were generated by the male himself making false accusations to Police. The male was lodged to prevent further breach of the peace and efforts were made for the individual to get assistance with his dependency issues.

 

December 13, 2017

A 2004 Ford F250 stolen from a residence in Camrose on November 26 was recovered near the intersection of Hwy 21 and Hwy 611.

Police attended to a disturbance at a residence on 66 street in the 4900 block. The verbal argument between the couple was mediated by Police. The involved male who was heavily intoxicated was arrested to prevent further breach of the peace.

A traffic stop of a vehicle resulted in a male being charged with possession of a controlled substance. Police observed a strong odor of cannabis marijuana and located a quantity of the substance within the vehicle.

December 12, 2017

A 2017 Ram truck was stolen overnight while parked at 36 avenue in the 5700 block. A few hours later the vehicle was located west of Camrose and many parts had been stripped from the vehicle including rims & tires, mirrors, lights and hood. Police are investigating.

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle which had failed to stop at a stop sign and the driver was issued a violation ticket. One of the four occupants was arrested on an outstanding warrant for mischief. He was later released on a Promise to Appear with a new court date.

December 11, 2017

A white 2003 GMC Sierra was stolen from the 6000 block of Enevold Drive overnight between 10PM and 6AM. Police are investigating the theft.

December 10th, 2017

Police were dispatched to a two vehicle collision at an intersection in the West end of Camrose. The investigation determined that a vehicle had turned in front of an oncoming vehicle causing the collision. The 37 year old female driver was issued a violation ticket for turning left unsafely.

While conducting routine patrols in the parking lot of one of the nightclubs, Police noted two individuals causing problems and being escorted out by security staffs. One of the security staff pointed out a male as being the instigator.  Police issued the 18 year male a trespass notice on the establishment’s behalf.

December 9th, 2017

Police received a report of a suspicious male who appeared to be wearing hospital clothes and acting strange. Police attended and noted the 40 years old male to be grossly intoxicated by drugs.  Police record checks revealed he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The male was arrested for his outstanding warrant and upon transporting him back to cells, he was noted to be in need of medical attention.  The male was released from Police custody and set to appear in court at a later date.  The male was also transported to the hospital, where he received medical care

A vehicle was stopped by Police for swerving all over the road. The 61 year old male driver was displaying the usual signs of impairment and was subsequently arrested for impaired driving.  The male was transported to the Police headquarter, where he provided two samples of his breath, respectively 220 and 200 mg%.  The male was charged with impaired driving and released on a Promise to Appear.

December 8th, 2017

A business reported that a female had attempted to cash a cheque that staff determined to be fraudulent. Police attended and arrested the female suspect.  The woman was charged with attempted fraud, possession of stolen property and uttering a forged document.  She was released on a promise to appear.

Police received a complaint of a man who had driven away from a licensed premise while intoxicated. The vehicle was located after it had struck another business in the area and the driver was no longer on scene of the collision.  A short time later, the driver was located and arrested for being intoxicated in a public place.  He was determined to be a suspended driver and there was no insurance on the vehicle.  The man was charged with suspended driving, hit and run, no insurance and public intoxication then released on a promise to appear.

At 3:45 A.M, two complaints were received of an intoxicated man walking in a residential area hollering and screaming. Police located the man who was very intoxicated and continued to yell and scream at Police.  While attempting to arrest the man he resisted Police.  Once Police got control of the subject he was transported and lodged at the police service.  He was charged with resist arrest, cause a disturbance and public intoxication, then released on a promise to appear.

December 7, 2017

Between 2:40 am and 4:15 am Wednesday morning December 6th, three residential complexes with underground parking were entered by the same lone suspect. The suspect entered all three buildings in the same fashion. The male pried open the main entrance doors to the buildings and then walked down to the underground parking. In the Fieldstone complex the male smashed the window of five vehicles and rummaged through each looking for valuables. In the Copperstone complex the same male entered three unlocked vehicles and two storage cages stealing a variety of small items. In the Grand Trunk Landing building the male entered seven unlocked vehicles and several unlocked storage cages again stealing whatever he was able to find available including a collection of antique coins. The male then started a vehicle which had the keys in the ignition and drove the vehicle outside into the parking lot but then abandoned the vehicle. The male was well disguised wearing black sweatpants, a blue hoodie, baseball cap, gloves and a bandana over his face.

December 6, 2017

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle which had failed to signal. While Police were speaking with the male driver a sawed off .22 rifle was observed on the floor of the truck. The male driver was immediately arrested for possession of a prohibited firearm. A search of his vehicle was conducted and Police located a small quantity of methamphetamine and GHB as well as a machete and baseball bats. The 47 year old who was on conditions not to possess a weapon was charged with five counts of weapons related charges, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, one count of breaching his court order and for failing to signal.

A motor vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of 50 avenue and 48 street. It was determined that an eastbound vehicle on 50 avenue stopped at the stop sign with 48 street and then proceeded into the intersection and was struck by a southbound vehicle. A 26 year old female, who believed that the intersection was controlled by a 4 way stop, was charged with failing to proceed in safety after stopping.

At 3:30 AM Police received a 911 call regarding a motor vehicle collision on 65 street in the 4300 block. Police attended and determined that a northbound vehicle had struck a parked car. The female driver showed signs of intoxication and was arrested for impaired driving. The 27 year old was transported to Police headquarters and provided two samples of her breath that were more than twice the legal limit. She was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and dangerous driving.

December 5, 2017

Police received a 911 call from a residence on 67th street in the 3000 block. The male complainant advised that he had locked himself into a bedroom because his fiancé was attacking him with a knife. Police attended and the female was no longer at the residence. Police transported the male to Police headquarters where he refused to provide a statement. At the same time Police located the involved female who presented a very different account of not only what happened that night but what had occurred on prior occasions. The investigation determined that the female was factual and truthful in her statement to Police. The 27 year old male was charged with three counts of assault, five counts of assault with a weapon, one count of possession of a weapon and one count of uttering threats. The male is in custody waiting on a bail hearing.

December 4, 2017

On February 17th, 2017 members of the Camrose Police Service Major Crimes Unit became involved in an investigation involving a 39 year old female who was known to be trafficking drugs in the city of Camrose. Police conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle she was operating and placed her under arrest. A search of her vehicle was conducted resulting in Police locating and seizing the following:

  • 57 grams of methamphetamine
  • 1500 ml of Gamma Hydroxybutanoic acid (GHB)
  • $1,545 in cash
  • Cell phone with drug trafficking communication
  • Digital Scale
  • Hunting knife

The total potential street value of the drugs seized is approximately $7,500.

Kara Lin Middleton (39) of Camrose was charged with two counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000 and Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public. Middleton was released on cash bail with several conditions that she was to abide by.

Police continued to monitor Middleton after her release and between the dates of May 17th, 2017 and August 13th, 2017 Middleton was arrested on three separate occasions. On each occasion Middleton was found to be breaching her conditions as well as in possession of drugs. In total Middleton was charged with 13 counts of Failing to Comply with her Conditions, 4 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance and 1 count of Possession of a Prohibited Weapon. On each of the three occasions Middleton was released on cash bail.

On August 24th, 2017 Police once again arrested and charged Middleton with 4 counts of Failing to Comply with her Conditions and 3 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance when she was once again found to be in possession of methamphetamine, cocaine and GHB. As a result of the occurrence Middleton was finally remanded into custody.

On November 27th, 2017 Middleton entered guilty pleas to the charges as laid and was sentenced to two years in jail.

December 3, 2017

A west end business reported that a female in her 20’s that was wearing a pink jacket had left the store without paying for several items. Police are investigating.

Bar staff reported that an intoxicated male was asked to leave and they now observed him walking down the middle of the road. Police located the 44 year old male; he was not able to articulate the address he was staying at so he was arrested for public intoxication and was later released when he was sober.

Police received a complaint that two intoxicated males were causing problems in their residence. Police attended and both males were arrested to prevent further issues. Both were released when they were sober.

Police received reports from the owners of two vehicles advising that their gas tanks had multiple holes drilled in them while they were parked overnight at the Mr. Mikes parking lot. The Fire Department and City of Camrose employees attended to deal with the gasoline and diesel fuel that had spilled on the roadway. This matter is still under investigation.

Police received a tip about a suspicious vehicle. They located a parked 2000 Ford F250 in the area of 52 Street in the 5400 block. The vehicle was determined to have been stolen from the Tofield area.

December 2, 2017

Police received a report from a witness of a collision, where a car hit a residential fence and fled the scene. The witness provided Police with a physical description of the driver and offending vehicle.  The matter is still under investigation.

Police responded to two separate occurrences where a male was struggling due to mental health. Both individuals requested assistance from Police and were transported to the hospital for an assessment by a physician.

Police conducted a Provincial Checkstop in Camrose. Approximately 75 vehicles were checked.  Police would like to remind everyone of the importance of not drinking and driving.

December 1, 2017

A break & enter occurred overnight at a west end fast food restaurant. The manager arrived to work in the morning to find that the front door had been pried open. Video surveillance showed a male wearing a balaclava and hoodie inside the business at about 5:30 AM. The male spent a considerable amount of time prying open an empty safe and then stole the cash float from the till.

Police attended to a disturbance at a residence on Mt. Pleasant Drive. Police observed that a window had been broken in the main entrance to the building. The male responsible was identified by Police and charges for mischief will be laid.

A female requested assistance in removing an intoxicated male that was causing issues in her residence. The male was uncooperative with Police and he was arrested to prevent further breach of the peace and was released in the morning when he was sober.

November 30, 2017

Police charged a 41 year old female with theft and breaching conditions of her probation. The charges were laid when a homeowner discovered that there was cash missing from her home and suspected that the cleaning lady was responsible.

November 29, 2017

An unlocked vehicle was entered overnight while parked on 45 street in the 4600 block. The suspect stole a wallet from within the vehicle which contained an Alberta drivers licence, a debit card and a credit card. The credit card was then used by the suspect at a local convenience store. Police are investigating the theft and fraudulent use of the credit card.

Police conducted a traffic stop of a Cadillac Escalade resulting in a 39 year old male from Ontario being charged with operating a vehicle without insurance or registration.

November 28, 2017

Police were advised of a suspicious blue Ford truck that has been parked in the Superstore parking lot for the last two nights. Police checks determined that the vehicle had been stolen out of Edmonton on November 20th.

A loss prevention officer from a west end business apprehended two shoplifters and contacted Police. A male and female were charged with theft and possession of stolen property.

Police assisted a downtown business with an irate customer. The situation was mediated.

November 27, 2017

At about 8:35 AM on Sunday November 26 Police observed a gray Dodge Charger with front end damage traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed on 48 avenue. Police attempted to stop the vehicle but it exited the city. At about 12:45 PM Police received multiple 911 calls describing the same vehicle which was now traveling at a high rate of speed westbound on Hwy 13 toward Camrose. The vehicle entered Camrose and passed by the photo radar unit which obtained the licence plate. Police checks indicated that the vehicle was stolen out of Edmonton. Police observed the vehicle at Fas Gas and when Police approached the vehicle the driver intentionally crashed into another vehicle in order to flee from Police. The vehicle turned onto 48 avenue striking the center median causing the front tire to flatten and sped eastbound out of Camrose. A short time later Police received a complaint of a car on fire in the ditch by Ohaton and a male who was attempting to steal another vehicle from a farmyard. Police attended and the male fled on foot running across a field. Police caught up to the male and he was placed under arrest. The 24 year old male from Ontario was charged with 19 criminal charges ranging from dangerous driving, criminal flight from Police and possession of stolen property.

A 2004 Ford F250 diesel truck was stolen sometime overnight while parked at 44th avenue in the 7500 block. The rear window had a Superior Contractors decal.

A west end business contacted Police after their loss prevention officer apprehended a shoplifter. A male from Wetaskiwin was arrested and charged with theft and possession of stolen property.

Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in a residential area. Police attended and arrested a male who was sleeping in the rear seat of the stolen vehicle. While Police were still on scene Police arrested a female when she returned requesting to collect her purse from inside the vehicle. It was determined that neither individual knew the vehicle was stolen and provided the name of the driver who Police located at a nearby restaurant. The 22 year old from Maskwacis was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property.

November 26, 2017

Police received a report of a male who had passed away in his residence. The death does not appear to be suspicious but, an autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of death.

Police responded to a report of a collision at 48 Avenue and 50 Street. A vehicle turning east onto 48 Avenue struck a pedestrian that was in the crosswalk. The pedestrian was taken to St. Mary’s hospital with serious injuries.

A business on the west side of Camrose reported a shoplifter who had left the store with a cart full of items. The shoplifter had left the area prior to Police arrival and the stores video surveillance has been requested to try to help identify the female shoplifter.

A male reported that his girlfriend was heavily intoxicated in their home and she had assaulted him. Police attended and it was determined that the female had bitten the male several times. The female was arrested and charged for assault and breaching conditions from a release document.

November 25, 2017

On November 22, Police responded to a hit and run collision which involved a vehicle and a sign post. The offending vehicle was later located parked at a west end business but no driver was present.  The vehicle was towed awaiting contact from the registered owner of the vehicle.  Through the investigation a suspect driver was identified and on November 24 that subject attended the Police Service and claimed to be the driver at the time of the collision.  The driver will face a provincial hit and run charge.

Police attended to a call of a fight outside a downtown nightclub. Upon Police arrival numerous subjects were located who appeared to be in some type of altercation.  No charges were laid but some of the subjects involved were served trespass notices and advised not to return to the business.

November 24, 2017

A female contacted Police after she received a phone call from a male who claimed he was a Canada Post employee and needed her address to drop off a package. The female wisely did not provide her address recognizing that it was a scam.

November 23, 2017

A female advised Police that she had purchased two fraudulent tickets on Facebook Buy and Sell from a female who is believed to live in Hinton. Police are investigating.

A female reported that her wallet was missing and a fraudulent purchase was made on her credit card. Police are attempting to identify the person responsible.

A loss prevention officer at a west end business reported that a male had just fled their store with stolen merchandise. Police attended the area and located the suspect who had hidden the stolen property in the snow. The 57 year old male who is well known to Police was arrested and charged with theft and possession of stolen property.

November 22, 2017

Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle which resulted in a 19 year old male being arrested on an outstanding warrant for assault causing bodily harm.

Police received a complaint of two intoxicated males who were causing issues inside of a residence. The 23 year old male who was on conditions not to consume alcohol was arrested and charged with breaching his conditions.

On January 13th, 2017 a utility trailer and an ATV were stolen from the east end industrial area. Later that same day Police located the property abandoned on a country road just outside of Camrose. In the same area Police located an abandoned Dodge Dakota truck which had been stolen from CEL Electric. On January 14th, 2017 a Ford F250 truck was stolen overnight while parked in the Norseman Inn parking lot. The vehicle was recovered later that same day in Red Deer. On January 16th, 2017 Police recovered a Dodge truck in Camrose which had been stolen out of Killam three days earlier. The thefts were investigated by the Camrose Major Crimes Unit and through forensic evidence Police were able to link all four occurrences to the same suspect. Joseph Murdoch HAYDEN (26) was charged with four counts of Possession of Stolen Property and is scheduled to appear in Camrose Provincial Court on November 29th, 2017.

November 21, 2017

A downtown business reported a theft after staff observed an item missing following two females being inside the store. The two females were identified and attended Police headquarters and admitted to the theft. The female responsible paid for the item and they were both served with a trespass notice not to re-attend the business.

A 34 year old woman was charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm. On Nov 18th a complaint was made to Police when the woman assaulted a 56 year old female while at a local bar. The female was released on a Promise to Appear with conditions not to consume alcohol or attend any licensed premise.

November 20, 2017

A liquor store reported that a male stole two bottles of liquor from their store. Police reviewed video surveillance and are attempting to identify the male.

November 19, 2017

A west end business called stating a woman was stealing cosmetic items from inside of the store. Police attended and dealt with a 22 year old woman. The woman was given a verbal warning and issued a one year trespass notice.

A woman contacted the police advising her intoxicated boyfriend was causing problems inside of the home. Members attended and spoke to both intoxicated parties. Both agreed to go to bed for the evening.

Members dealt with several collisions and bylaw complaints throughout the day and night.

Police attended an apartment and dealt with a family that was having an ongoing family argument. A 21 year old woman was removed from the home to deal with her medical issues.

An intoxicated mother called Police requesting her 23 year old son to be removed from the home. Members attended and mediated the situation. The mother agreed to let her son continue to stay for the night and he would leave in the morning.

November 18, 2017

Police were called to a report of an intoxicated man attempting to break into a residence. The 20 year old male was later located and charged with mischief and three counts of breaching his release conditions.

A 23 year old woman called stating her ex-boyfriend was refusing to leave her residence. Members attended and spoke with a 19 year old male who agreed to leave the home.

Police stopped a 23 year old man inside of his vehicle for a traffic violation. The man was a GDL driver and registered alcohol in his system, after completing a roadside screening test. The driver was given a licence suspension and his vehicle was towed.

A complaint was received that a male was passed out behind a building in the downtown area. Police attended and arrested a 49 year old man for public intoxication. The man was released when he was sober.

Members responded to numerous collisions throughout the day. One of the collisions involved a mobility aid scooter where the male operating the scooter drove into traffic colliding into the side of a moving vehicle. The male suffered minor injuries and was assisted by family.

November 15, 2017

A 2013 GMC Sierra Denali was stolen sometime during the night while parked in front of a residence on 54th avenue in the 5200 block. The vehicle was locked and the owner had both sets of keys. The vehicle was located abandoned in the county and all four rims & tires had been removed.

A couple minutes later Police received another report of a stolen vehicle. A 2003 GMC Sierra Duramax was also stolen overnight while parked on Enevold Drive in the 6500 block.

A large picture and carpet was stolen out of the front entry of Grand Truck Landing. Video surveillance was obtained and Police are investigating.

The rear driver’s side window on a 2011 GMC Yukon was smashed overnight while it was parked on 40th avenue in the 6800 block.

A loss prevention officer at a west end business apprehended a shoplifter and contacted Police. The 27 year old male was charged with theft and possession of stolen property.

At approximately 3:00 in the afternoon Police were advised that a 2016 Ford Expedition was stolen while parked outside a residence on 65th street in the 4300 block. The keys had been left in the vehicle.

November 14, 2017

Police received two complaints from individuals who were victimized by the Canada Revenue Agency Scam. The fraudster contacts naïve individuals indicating that they owe taxes and if they don’t pay immediately, the Police will arrest them. The fraudster then demands payment in iTunes cards. One of the victims paid the fraudster $5000 and the other $6300 in iTunes cards! This particular fraud has been around for several years and Canadian’s are still being victimized by this scam!

A traffic stop was conducted on a grey BMW X5 with dark side tinted windows. The driver was unable to produce valid insurance or registration. The 36 year old male driver was charged accordingly and his vehicle was towed.

Police received a complaint of loud music at a duplex on 50th avenue in the 4400 block. Police attended and the 33 year old male was issued a $150 violation ticket for excessive noise under city bylaws. A couple minutes after Police left the residence a second complaint of loud music was made. Police returned and this time the male was issued with a $300 violation ticket for excessive noise as it was a second offence.

November 13, 2017

At about 8:30 AM on November 12th a male reported that his red Chevrolet Impala was stolen from the parking lot of Fas Fas. The male stopped to quickly purchase a newspaper leaving the keys in the ignition.  When he exited the store a couple minutes later his vehicle was gone. A few hours later at about 5:30 PM Rimbey RCMP observed a vehicle being driven erratically and then crash into a concrete barricade. Three males fled and one male who was injured in the collision was arrested on scene. The three who fled were later located and arrested. The four males whose ages ranged from 17 to 22 years of age are being charged accordingly.

November 12, 2017

While on patrol a male was observed entering a west end business. The male had been previously charged with theft from the same business and was bound by a release condition not to enter the business. The male was arrested for breaching this release condition and during his arrested was found to be in possession of stolen property from the store. The male was charged with theft under $5000.00 and breaching a release condition.  He is currently in custody awaiting a release hearing with a Justice of the Peace.

November 11, 2017

Police conducted a vehicle stop as a result of a traffic infraction. The adult male, who was licensed as a graduated driver, provided a breath sample that contained alcohol.  The male was issued a 30 day driving suspension and the vehicle was seized for 7 days.

A male youth was arrested and charged as a result of an ongoing investigation to a mischief that occurred at a school. The youth was charged with Mischief under $5000 and three charges of breaching his court ordered conditions.  He was released with a future court date to attend.

The loss prevention officer at a west end business called to report that he had two females in custody for shoplifting. Police attended and determined that an adult female and a female youth had stolen approximately $50.00 worth of merchandise.  Both females were charged with theft under $5000.00 and possession of stolen property under $5000.00.  They were each released with a future court date.

While conducting a vehicle stop, police determined that a male who was in the vehicle had numerous outstanding warrants for his arrest. The male was taken into custody and subsequently released with a court date to attend in the jurisdiction where the warrants originated from.

November 10, 2017

As a result of an ongoing investigation, members of the Camrose Police on November 8th, 2017 obtained a warrant to search a problematic 4-plex residence on Mt. Pleasant Drive. As a result of the search Police located and seized the following firearms which were well hidden in various locations throughout the home:

  • A Savage Model 99 Rifle
  • Ruger Model 1022 Rifle
  • Sawed off Excel Shotgun
  • Remington Model 80 Express
  • Remington 12 gauge shotgun
  • Gevar M 22 Rifle
  • Two BB airsoft pistols

One of the firearms was determined to be stolen from a residence in Leduc.

In addition to the firearms Police also seized ammunition, a Galeforce Crossbow, two swords, lock picking instruments, a small quantity of cocaine, multiple prescription codeine pills, several cell phones, scales & other items related to drug trafficking.

Shawnna Julia Ann Pelletier (32), Nicholas William Baker (29), Michael Joseph Klemm (31) and Shylia Lee Grosfield (30) have been jointly charged with a total of 42 offences ranging from firearms/weapons offences, possession of stolen property, possession of break in instruments, and possession of controlled substances. Pelletier was additionally charged with breaching several conditions of her recognizance and of her probation order.

Pelletier, Bake and Klemm were remanded into custody and Grosfield was released on bail. All four accused are scheduled to appear in Camrose Provincial Court on November 15th, 2017.

November 9, 2017

Police have been dealing with ongoing issues at a problem 4-plex on Mt. Pleasant Drive for several weeks. On November 8th, 2017 a search warrant was executed at the residence and the results will be released to the public tomorrow.

A female reported that her 2013 Ford Explorer was stolen while she was at the library. After checking her purse the keys to her vehicle were missing along with $150 cash. Police have leads as to the person responsible and are continuing the investigation.

November 8, 2017

A loss prevention officer at a west end business contacted Police after he apprehended two youths for shoplifting. The first youth was charged with theft and possession of stolen property. The second youth was additionally charged with breaching conditions of his probation as well as trespassing as he had been previously served with a trespass notice banning him from the store.

Police received a request to assist a landlord who was having concerns with his tenants. Police attended and noticed a BMW X3 SUV parked in front of the residence with a broken side window. The vehicle was reported stolen from Edmonton on Nov 5th. A female who was leaving the residence was arrested as she was violating conditions of her parole. Her parole was collapsed and she was remanded back into custody. Inside the residence a male was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Killam. During his arrest he was found to be in possession of a knife contrary to his conditions. He was additionally charged with breaching his conditions. The stolen vehicle is being investigated to determine who is responsible.

Police received a complaint from a grocery store that a female had just stolen items from their store and left in a blue SUV. Police located the vehicle outside another business and when a female approached the vehicle, she was arrested by Police. The female was found to be in possession of stolen property from the grocery store as well as from the store she had just exited and from two additional stores. During her arrest she was also found to be in possession of a small quantity of methamphetamine. The vehicle she was operating was a salvaged vehicle with no insurance or registration and the licence plate did not match. The 25 year old who already had a long criminal record has now been charged with four counts of theft, four counts of possession of stolen property, two counts of failing to comply with her probation order, one count of breaching conditions of her recognizance, one count of possession of a controlled substance, operating an uninsured and unregistered vehicle, misuse of a licence plate and operating a salvaged vehicle. She is waiting on a bail hearing.

Police observed a Ford F350 driving around various farm yards near Camrose Drive & Exhibition Drive. When the driver observed Police he took evasion actions to avoid being stopped. A traffic stop was finally conducted and considered to be high risk. After several direct commands by Police two male occupants finally exited the vehicle. The men were arrested and Police located two high powered rifles and a large amount of spent ammunition inside the vehicle. The driver was charged with careless transport of a firearm and failing to obey the directions of a Police officer. The passenger was charged with public intoxication, transporting open liquor and failing to obey the directions of a Police Officer.

November 7, 2017

A convenience store reported to Police that earlier in the day a male had stolen items from their store. Video surveillance was reviewed and Police are attempting to identify the male.

A male was arrested on outstanding warrants and was remanded into custody when he was unable to post bail.

November 6, 2017

Nothing to Report

November 5, 2017

A local bar reported that a male was causing damage to their bathroom. Police attended and located the male outside of the bar and arrested him for mischief. During his arrest Police located two separate quantities of methamphetamine on his person. The male was charged with Mischief and two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Police received a 911 call regarding an agitated male who was threatening someone at a gas station. While Police were enroute, the male brandished a knife and proceeded to slash one of the tires on the victim’s vehicle. The male fled but Police were later able to determine that he was in Maskwacis. RCMP attended his residence where the male was arrested and charged with Uttering Threats, Mischief and Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public.

November 4, 2017

Police received a call that a 2006 GMC Canyon was stolen from a residence in the west end of Camrose. The vehicle was located some time later abandoned not too far from where it was stolen from.

Staff at a downtown licensed premise call on two occasions to report that a male that they had kicked out was refusing to leave the premise. The male was located and advised to leave and not return or he would be charged with trespassing.

November 3, 2017

Police were contacted when staff at a local convenience store recognized a male who had stolen merchandise from their business on a prior occasion. The male who attempted to run from Police was quickly apprehended and arrested. The same male was also responsible for two other thefts from a local grocery store. The 38 year old who had 5 outstanding warrants was charged with three counts of theft and obstruction.

A male contacted a business and attempted to purchase a large item with a stolen credit card. The business wisely did not process the purchase. The male had identified himself with a false name and Police are investigating the incident.

Police responded to several motor vehicle collisions throughout the day due to the icy winter driving conditions. Back to winter driving!

November 2, 2017

Police received a report of a break & enter to an apartment building on 52A street in the 4900 block. After gaining entry to the building the suspect(s) tampered with the coin operated washer and dryer enabling them to steal the money. Police are investigating.

A male who made threats to bomb the Police station was located and arrested for uttering threats. He was released on a promise to appear with conditions.

November 1, 2017

The loss prevention officer at a west end business contacted Police after detaining two people who were stealing cosmetics from their store. A 19 year old female and 26 year old male were both arrested and charged with theft and possession of stolen property.

Police received a complaint of a male who dropped off a forged prescription to obtain drugs at a pharmacy. Police were able to locate a 26 year old male who was responsible for the fraud. Police checks with other pharmacies in Camrose were conducted and determined that the male was also at two other stores with two other males whom Police are attempting to identify. The 26 year old from Edmonton was charged with uttering a forged document, fraud and three breaches of his conditions.

Police observed an older black truck with front end damage leaving the Duggan Park subdivision onto 68th street. The license plate did not match the vehicle and when Police attempted to stop the vehicle it fled north on 68th street at a high rate of speed. Police are investigating.

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On July 30th, 2017 Police entered into an investigation following the theft of a Ford Mustang from a residence in the Creekview subdivision. It was determined that the suspect abandoned a stolen Ford F250 near the residence and then entered the unlocked garage where the Mustang was parked with the keys in the ignition. Police obtained forensic evidence at the scene which identified the male responsible for the break and enter and theft. On October 11th, 2017 Police responded to a theft of fuel at Fas Gas where a silver Chev 1 ton dually crew cab was observed by Police leaving the business. The suspect fled from Police driving at a high rate of speed. Video surveillance was used to identify the male driver and determined to be the same suspect as in the Creekview incident.

George Daniel Siemens (34) of Stony Plain was arrested by RCMP in Barrhead on October 30th, 2017 for the offences in Camrose and other jurisdictions in central Alberta. For the incident in Creekview Siemens is facing charges of Break & Enter to Commit Theft over $5000, one count of Theft over $5000 and Possession of Stolen Property over $5000. For the incident at Fas Gas Siemens has been charged with Theft under $5000, Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Operation of a Motor Vehicle while being Pursued by Police. In total Siemens is facing approximately 30 charges from central Alberta related to Break & Enters, Thefts,  and Possession of Stolen Property. Siemens is to appear in Provincial court on November 11th, 2017.

The trailer was later recovered by the Camrose RCMP and had minor damages to the body of the trailer.  The matter is still under investigation.

Police received a complaint of a mischief to a truck where suspect(s) cut off the muffler and stole it; Police are investigating.

A complaint was received by a man who had his vehicle window smashed and loose change was stolen from inside of the vehicle.

Police received a report of an intoxicated female who was yelling and screaming. The female was located and noted to be extremely intoxicated.  She was arrested for public intoxication and released in the morning without charges.

 

Jason Todd Bonnar (42) was charged with two counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking.

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