Weekly News Release

September 26
Unknown person(s) trespassed onto a property near Miquelon Lake, gaining access to a shed by driving through the door to break the deadbolt.  This is currently being investigated.

September 28
Numerous tools were stolen from the back of a parked truck sometime throughout the day.  Tools included air tools, ratchet sets and various hand tools.

October 1
A Complaint was received of a theft from motor vehicle in Bawlf in the early hours of the morning. Two vehicles were damaged as a result.  The complainant observed two males wearing black hoodies, driving a white Ford truck in the back alley.  The same suspects may be responsible for a break and enter in Daysland.  Report any and all suspicious activity to police at the time of the incident.

The lock was cut on an equipment trailer in Bawlf, a truck was also broken into and damaged. This occurred in the early morning hours.

Police responded to a residential alarm in Bittern Lake around 10:30 AM.  Determined to be a break and enter, with access gained to the shop.  This is currently under investigation.

Police received a report of a stolen vehicle.  The blue 2006 Ford F350 was parked on a street in New Norway.  This occurred between 1:00 AM and 7:30 AM.   A grey Dodge Caravan was observed driving slowly around New Norway around 11:30 PM the night before, with an incorrect licence plate attached.  The van may be associated with the theft, this is still under investigation.

Access was gained to a Ford Escape parked in New Norway. The lock was jimmied and the vehicle was rummaged through.  This occurred between the dates of Sept 27 and Oct 2.

A white 2004 Toyota Camry was stolen from a residence near Range Road 194 and Twp 480.  The theft occurred throughout the night.

A Ford Super Duty truck with the ignition punched out was found abandoned in a field approach along Highway 834 mid-afternoon. Determined the truck was stolen from Camrose sometime overnight or early morning.

A break and enter occurred overnight in Bawlf.  A vehicle lock was punched out and the garage door opener was missing along with tools and fishing gear.


Be advised of a new telephone scam:  Someone calls stating they are from the Royal Administration and that a son or daughter was involved in a fatal collision.  They ask for money to begin preparing funeral arrangements. 


Police also received 12 reports of traffic collisions; 5 reports of speeding/erratic driving; 6 reports of suspicious persons/vehicles and 5 False Alarms.

If you  have any information regarding any of the above mentioned incidents that may lead to an arrest, please contact your local RCMP Detachment at 780-672-3342 during business hours or Crime Stoppers Tips at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Weekly News Release

September 12
A truck parked at a residence was entered and rummaged through overnight.  A cell phone and wallet were stolen. Police remind residents to lock up their belongings.

September 15
Mailboxes were broken into in the County of Camrose.  Some of the stolen mail was found a short distance away.  Please report any and all suspicious activity to police.

While conducting a routine traffic stop, a driver was issued a 24 hour suspension.  The vehicle was towed and a violation ticket for speeding was issued.

September 16
A male and female were arrested and charged for Theft over $5000 after stealing a side by side, a pickup truck and possibly responsible for theft of a holiday trailer.  With the help of local residents working together, the suspects were located and apprehended.  The two are currently in custody awaiting court.

Several hand tools and power tools were stolen from the toolboxes on combines which were parked in a field overnight. Police currently have no suspects in this incident.

A stop sign at Range Road 215 and Township Road 492 was shot multiple times with what appears to have been a 40 calibre handgun.  No apparent damage to any other property was noted.  Investigation determined the shots were fired around 11 p.m. on September 15.  Please call Camrose RCMP with any information.

A holiday trailer was located abandoned in the middle of a gravel road in the County of Camrose. Police suspect culprits stole the trailer and dumped it there.  A local resident came upon the trailer and towed it to a nearby residence for safekeeping until the owner comes to pick it up.

September 18
Police were dispatched to a commercial burglary alarm at 0200 a.m.  Upon arriving at the location, it was a confirmed Break & Enter.  This file is currently under investigation.

Police are investigating a Break & Enter file involving several businesses, trailers and vehicles in the County of Camrose.

A 24 year old female was involved in a collision with a moose causing serious injuries. EMS and RCMP had to extract the driver from the vehicle.  Numerous collisions involving wildlife have recently been reported, please be aware of wildlife on the roads this time of year.

September 19
Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle.  It was determined the vehicle was stolen.  One male and one female were arrested and are facing several charges including Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Possession of Methamphetamine and Failing to Comply with conditions of a court order.

Police responded to a 2 vehicle fatal collision on Highway 833 involving a small car and pickup truck.  All occupants in the small vehicle were transported by ambulance to the hospital with serious life threatening injuries.  The occupants in the pickup truck sustained no injuries.  Traffic analyst attended the scene with members of the Camrose RCMP and Camrose Fire Department.  This file remains under investigation.

September 20
A 16ft grey cargo trailer was stolen over the weekend from New Norway. This is currently under investigation.

September 22
A truck was stolen from a county address and later found burned in the Killam-Forestburg area.  This matter is still under investigation.

September 25
Police attended an attempted break and enter to a residence in Rosalind.   Windows were broken and culprits tried to enter by forcing the door open and were unsuccessful.  Police remind residents to properly secure their houses and vehicles to avoid a successful break and enter.


Police also received 19 reports of traffic collisions; 9 reports of speeding/erratic driving and 6 reports of suspicious persons/vehicles.


Camrose RCMP has been receiving numerous complaints of telephone scams.  Targeting seniors, unknown person(s) are calling and claiming to be with Revenue Canada, the RCMP and many other associations in an attempt to obtain money.  Please be aware.  Do not provide any banking information to them.  There is no need to report these phone calls unless you have already provided your credit card information or if you are missing money.


If you  have any information regarding any of the above mentioned incidents that may lead to an arrest, please contact your local RCMP Detachment at 780-672-3342 during business hours or Crime Stoppers Tips at 1-800-222-8477.




 

Weekly News Release - August

August 1
A garage west of Hay Lakes was entered throughout the night.  Several items were taken including a chainsaw, various power tools and 2 pellet rifles.

A barn and shop in the Hay Lakes area were entered throughout the night.  4 firearms, a crossbow and miscellaneous tools were stolen.

Another break and enter was reported along Highway 21 which resulted in two stolen motorcycles.  The bikes were later found in the ditch along the highway.

August 5
Camrose EMS advised RCMP of a physical altercation at a residence in the County of Camrose.  RCMP attended and mediated the situation. An intoxicated male was transported to a friend’s residence to stay there for the night.

August 6
A theft of fuel was reported from a farm along Highway 854. Police encourage county residents to secure their property and look into surveillance systems.

August 11
Police received a report of a break and enter to a garage south of New Norway.  The man door was broken and items were taken.  Please report any and all suspicious activity to police.


August 15
Police responded to a single vehicle rollover on Highway 21.  The driver overcorrected and ended driving into oncoming traffic and rolled into the ditch.  This is currently under investigation.


Police also received 11 reports of traffic collisions; 2 reports of speeding/erratic driving and 3 reports of suspicious persons/vehicle.

Please be aware of ongoing telephone scams.  If anyone asks you for access to your computer, claims to be with the Canada Revenue Agency or asks you to send money or purchase iTunes gift cards, be advised this is fraudulent.  Tell them you know it is a scam and hang up.  If you have any suspicions, call police.

If you  have any information regarding any of the above mentioned incidents that may lead to an arrest, please contact your local RCMP Detachment at 780-672-3342 during business hours or Crime Stoppers Tips at 1-800-222-8477.
 

Weekly News Release - June 20, 2017

June 14
Police responded to a 9-11 call at 3:00 AM.  Determined a female at the residence was having an anxiety attack and called 9-11.  A 33 year old male was arrested on outstanding warrants.  No further issues at the residence.

June 15
Shortly after 3:00 AM a male was observed attempting to enter a locked garage.  Outdoor lights were turned on by homeowners and the suspect ran away on foot. Determined this is the same residence that was victim to break and enter just 2 days earlier.  This file is under investigation.

A male from the Daysland area had his wallet stolen approximately 6 months ago.  The male’s name and information has since been used to create a fraudulent Telus account.  This is being investigated.

Police have received several calls of erratic drivers and speeding.  Vehicles have been stopped and drivers have been issued Violation Tickets for speeds as high as 153 km/hr.  Police remind drivers to obey highway traffic laws.



Police also received 9 reports of traffic collisions, 12 reports of speeding/erratic drivers and 3 reports of suspicious persons/vehicles.



If you  have any information regarding any of the above mentioned incidents that may lead to an arrest, please contact your local RCMP Detachment at 780-672-3342 during business hours or Crime Stoppers Tips at 1-800-222-8477.



 
A dedicated team of law enforcement personnel, political leaders, corporate sponsors and rural residents concerned with crime level in the area has spear-headed the initiation of the Battle River Rural Crime Watch Society.
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