Central Alberta Crime

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Sentencing to continue for man who pleaded guilty in deadly 2019 shooting at Lacombe

Accused man unsuccessfully attempted to withdraw manslaughter guilty plea

 

(Advocate file photo)

Sentencing to continue for man who pleaded guilty in deadly 2019 shooting at Lacombe

Accused man unsuccessfully attempted to withdraw manslaughter guilty plea

 

Red Deer EMS responded to a collision involving at least two vehicles Monday evening by Sorensen Station. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Fiery collision occurs in downtown Red Deer after suspected car jackings

A male suspect is also believed to have been involved in an armed car-jacking in the City of Lacombe

 

Blackfalds RCMP released a sketch of the Gleichen suspect. (Contributed)

Blackfalds RCMP receive report of child luring

Similar incident reported in Gleichen, southeast of Calgary

Blackfalds RCMP released a sketch of the Gleichen suspect. (Contributed)
Blackfalds RCMP said a complaint was received about a residential break and enter in progress off C & E Trail Monday afternoon. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Blackfalds RCMP said a complaint was received about a residential break and enter in progress off C & E Trail Monday afternoon. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Three calves were recently shot dead in Lacombe County near Mirror. (Photo from Facebook)

Calves shot and left for dead in central Alberta

Bashaw RCMP investigating three shootings

Three calves were recently shot dead in Lacombe County near Mirror. (Photo from Facebook)
The Mountain Cree Traditional Band headquarters in Mirror, Alta. has been the target of theft and vandalism. (Photo submitted)

Mountain Cree Traditional Band’s headquarters broken into five times

AWNTB says not enough being done to deter crime in Mirror, Alta.

The Mountain Cree Traditional Band headquarters in Mirror, Alta. has been the target of theft and vandalism. (Photo submitted)
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Wetaskiwin RCMP make arrests for Hit and Run to residence

Damage estimates are expected to be in excess of $20,000.

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The Lacombe Police Service currently uses systems to record video evidence including in-car cameras and body worn audio microphones that tie in to the car video system. The use of body-worn cameras is a topic the local police service has been looking in since 2017. File photo

Body-worn cameras come with legal issues and privacy concerns: Lacombe Police Service

Central ALberta police service wants to take responsible approach to such technology

The Lacombe Police Service currently uses systems to record video evidence including in-car cameras and body worn audio microphones that tie in to the car video system. The use of body-worn cameras is a topic the local police service has been looking in since 2017. File photo
Central Alberta drowning and Ontario homicide connected: police
Central Alberta drowning and Ontario homicide connected: police
Wetaskiwin RCMP Investigate Shooting incident in Poplar Grove

Wetaskiwin RCMP Investigate Shooting incident in Poplar Grove

VW sedan may be linked to Wetaskiwin gun incident

Wetaskiwin RCMP Investigate Shooting incident in Poplar Grove
Wetaskiwin RCMP seeking witnesses to car-jacking

Wetaskiwin RCMP seeking witnesses to car-jacking

Armed theft resulted in two subjects facing multiple charges

Wetaskiwin RCMP seeking witnesses to car-jacking
Crime prevention with Cupid’s touch

Crime prevention with Cupid’s touch

Alberta RCMP play cupid with #VehicleValentines

  • Feb 5, 2020
Crime prevention with Cupid’s touch
Ponoka RCMP investigate copper wire theft

Ponoka RCMP investigate copper wire theft

Theft of 25 feet of copper wire April 16 from a lease site

Ponoka RCMP investigate copper wire theft
Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins

Changing self-defence laws not an easy process

MP Blaine Calkins working on rural crime issues, says there’s many facets to taking on rural crime

Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins
Innisfail RCMP nab would-be thieves in the act

Innisfail RCMP nab would-be thieves in the act

A home alarm and an attentive neighbour at a rural home helped in their arrest.

Innisfail RCMP nab would-be thieves in the act
A recent search warrant in Wetaskiwin resulted in the seizure of several stolen items along with this sawed-off firearm. The investigation stemmed from a tip of a stolen laptop attempted to be sold in Wetaskiwin and four Wetaskiwin residents have been charged. RCMP photo

Sawed off firearm, drugs seized in Wetaskiwin RCMP investigation

Four people from Wetaskiwin were arrested after a tip from Beaumont RCMP and the public

A recent search warrant in Wetaskiwin resulted in the seizure of several stolen items along with this sawed-off firearm. The investigation stemmed from a tip of a stolen laptop attempted to be sold in Wetaskiwin and four Wetaskiwin residents have been charged. RCMP photo
Tactical police units helped stop this stolen semi tractor Friday night. The several hour pursuit started in Red Deer before eventually ending in Airdrie. Police have the suspect in custody.                                RCMP photo

Pursuit with rogue semi ends in arrest

RCMP chased a stolen semi tractor from Red Deer to Airdrie

Tactical police units helped stop this stolen semi tractor Friday night. The several hour pursuit started in Red Deer before eventually ending in Airdrie. Police have the suspect in custody.                                RCMP photo
Ponoka RCMP hope to identify two Caucasian suspects who allegedly broke into a person’s home while they were inside. The incident occurred Tuesday in a rural Ponoka home. The provided images show the suspects using the victim’s credit card at the Crestomere Store.                                RCMP photos

Break and enter to Ponoka farm home while resident was inside

Caucasian suspects quickly entered the home and stole several items Tuesday afternoon

Ponoka RCMP hope to identify two Caucasian suspects who allegedly broke into a person’s home while they were inside. The incident occurred Tuesday in a rural Ponoka home. The provided images show the suspects using the victim’s credit card at the Crestomere Store.                                RCMP photos