Grande Prairie RCMP Seek Assistance in Locating Missing Person
Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grande Prairie RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Angela Noskiye. She was last seen in the Grande Prairie area on May 31, 2018.
Noskiye is described as:
· First Nations
· Long brown hair
· 5’11” / 170 lbs
There is a concern for Noskiye’s well-being. The RCMP would like to locate and speak with her as soon as possible. If you have any information about her whereabouts, please contact Grande Prairie RCMP Detachment at 780-830-5700. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS) or by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com
Peace Regional RCMP Investigating Mischief to Garbage Trucks
Peace River, Alberta – The Peace Regional RCMP have had multiple reports made over the last couple months of mischief targeting garbage trucks that serve the region.
Damage to trucks have in many cases rendered them inoperable. The damage was most frequently done overnight prior to collection days. This vandalism has been ongoing for the last few months.
Peace Regional RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance from anyone who may have information regarding these crimes. The Town of Peace River and GFL Environmental are offering a reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible. If you have any information please contact the Peace Regional RCMP at (780) 624-6677 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Jasper RCMP charge 3 with impaired driving offences
Jasper, Alberta – On May 26th, 2018 at approximately 23:45 PM, Jasper RCMP received a complaint for a possible impaired driver on Highway 93. Shortly after, Jasper RCMP member observed the vehicle driving eastbound on Connaught Driver at a speed of 74km/h in a 50km/h zone. Jasper RCMP members pulled over the vehicle and conducted a sobriety check with the driver. Police became suspicious that the driver had consumed alcohol and demanded that the driver provide a sample of his breath in an approved screening device. The 42 year old male from Spruce Grove provided a sample of his breath and the result was a fail on the approved screening device. The male was brought at the detachment where he provided two suitable breath samples. The male was subsequently charged under the Criminal Code for impaired operation of a motor vehicle by alcohol over 80mg. His driver’s licence was suspended and his vehicle was seized.
On May 28th, 2018 at approximately 23:14 PM, Jasper RCMP observed a Jasper resident drinking at one of the local pubs in Town. Jasper RCMP members warned the male not to drive his vehicle if he is drinking alcohol. Shortly after, Jasper RCMP member observed the male driving his vehicle on Bonhomme Street. Jasper RCMP member pulled over the vehicle and conducted a sobriety check with the driver. Police were aware that the driver had consumed alcohol and demanded that the driver provide a sample of his breath in an approved screening device. The 48 year old male from Jasper provided a sample of his breath and the result was a fail on the approved screening device. The male was brought to the detachment where he provided two suitable samples breath. The male was subsequently charged under the Criminal Code for impaired operation of a motor vehicle by alcohol over 80mg. His driver’s licence was suspended and his vehicle was seized.
On June 1st, 2018 at approximately 21:00 PM, Jasper RCMP pulled over a vehicle on Hwy 93 for not having valid registration. Jasper RCMP member immediately smelled an odour of liquor coming from the driver’s breath and demanded that the driver provide a sample of his breath in an approved screening device. The 38 year old male from Jasper provided a sample of his breath and the result was a fail on the approved screening device. The male was brought to the detachment where he provided two suitable samples of breath. The male was subsequently charged under the Criminal Code for impaired operation of a motor vehicle by alcohol over 80mg. His driver’s licence was suspended and his vehicle was seized.
All three males are set to appear in Jasper Provincial Court on July 12th, 2018.
Jasper RCMP officers continue to be out in full force every day and every night in an attempt to locate and remove impaired drivers from our roads and ensure safe driving behaviours of all motorists. The Jasper RCMP also encourages you to call 911 if you suspect a driver is impaired.
Airdrie RCMP Lay Charges in Child Pornography Case
Airdrie, Alberta- The Airdrie RCMP have laid charges in a child pornography investigation that began in late April in Airdrie, Alberta.
Back on April 29, 2018, Airdrie RCMP were made aware of indecent online messages being sent to a 15-year-old female by an adult male residing in Airdrie. Airdrie RCMP were assisted by the Southern Alberta Internet Child Exploitation Unit and the Lacombe Police Service to further investigate the complaint. Search warrants were conducted in Airdrie and Lacombe as part of this investigation. The male suspect was then arrested by Airdrie RCMP on May 8, 2018.
56-year-old, Eliezer Mombay Roca, of Lacombe, Alberta is facing 10 charges including:
· Making child pornography
· Possession child pornography
· Accessing child pornography
· Invitation to sexual touching
· Luring a child (2 counts)
· Making sexually explicit material available to a child (2 counts)
· Indecent communications
· Criminal Harassment
Roca was released by the Court on a Recognizance with conditions. Roca will next appear in Provincial Court in Airdrie on June 28, 2018.
The Airdrie RCMP will not be releasing any further information about this investigation.
If you have information about this incident, please call the Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7200 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers
www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).
Kananaskis RCMP report fatal accident in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
Kananaskis, Alberta – Yesterday at 5:27 p.m., Kananaskis RCMP responded to assist Alberta Parks with a male who fell while climbing in the backcountry near Rawson Lake and suffered fatal injuries.
At approximately 3:45 p.m., the 58-year-old male, of Calgary, stumbled on ice and snow and fell approximately 50 feet. Kananaskis Emergency Services was contacted and Alberta Parks responded. It was determined that the male was deceased as a result of the fall. Consequently, the Kananaskis RCMP was dispatched to assist as well.
The name of the male will not be released by the RCMP. This is not a criminal investigation and further information will not be provided.
Corporal Laurel Scott
Media Relations Group
Gleichen RCMP – Police Chase Ends In Arrest
Gleichen, Alberta – On June 1, 2018 the Gleichen, Bassano and Strathmore RCMP detachments responded to a complaint of a suspicious vehicle which escalated into a “car jacking attempt” and a multi jurisdictional pursuit on Highway 1. Evading police efforts, the offending vehicle was observed to travel in excessive speeds and in the opposite lane of traffic forcing other vehicles off the road way.
Locating the suspect outside of his vehicle near 13 mile corner, the Gleichen RCMP interrupted the subject trying to steal another vehicle with violence. Selasie Onegus Turner of Casselberry, Florida was arrested for Flight from Police and Robbery with an Offensive Weapon. Preliminary investigation revealed that Turner’s vehicle recently illegally entered Canada at a border crossing near Val Marie, Saskatchewan on May 31st, 2018 and was the subject of a multi Provincial police chase until the vehicle was lost near Redcliff, Alberta.
Turner has been charged out of the Gleichen and Strathmore RCMP for Flight from Police, Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Resist Arrest, Robbery with an Offensive Weapon and Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose.
Remanded into police custody, Turner is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court in Strathmore on June 5th, 2018. Other aspects of this investigation are ongoing with assistance from CBSA, the Integrated Border Enforcement Team and U.S. law enforcement agencies.
Public assists RCMP in making 3 arrests on rural property
On 2018-06-02 at approximately 6 pm Innisfail RCMP responded to a report of an abandoned truck and trailer at a rural location on twp rd 362 near RR271 in Red Deer County. A member of the public had observed individuals in a red Subaru and a silver GMC truck attempting to assist in getting the stolen truck and trailer unstuck. The silver truck was successful in pulling out the truck and trailer and had left the location with both towing them to an oil lease site. The red Subaru and silver GMC truck then departed the lease site.
Police attended the lease site and observed the truck and trailer parked there. They confirmed both truck and trailer as stolen. While investigating further police observed a silver GMC truck begin to pull into the lease site and quickly reverse to leave. This truck was confirmed as the same one that aided in pulling the stolen truck/trailer out of the ditch. Police were able to stop the silver GMC truck and arrested three individuals inside for possession of stolen property. The GMC was search incident to arrest and a loaded firearm among other items were discovered (photo attached). The investigation continued and all three people are now facing charges, they are identified as 30 year old Natasha Deschambeault of Red Deer Alberta, 28 year old Mark Kennedy of Red Deer, and 32 year old Lester Martin of Lacombe.
Natasha Deschambeault has been remanded to appear before a judge in Red Deer provincial court on June 7th 2018. She has been charged with:
Possess controlled substance X1
Breach of Probation X2
Mark Kennedy has been remanded to appear before a judge in Red Deer provincial court on June 18th, 2018. He has been charged with:
Possession for the purpose of trafficking
Possess proceeds of crime under $5000
Careless transportation of a firearm
Careless transportation of Ammunition
Store loaded firearm contrary to regulations
Possess weapon dangerous to public pleace
Possess firearm knowing unauthorized
Possess firearm in motor vehicle
Possession contrary to prohibition 3X
Lester Martin was released on a promise to appear in Red Deer provincial court July 25, 2018. He has been charged with :
possess controlled substance
This is a great example of alert citizens collecting good information to provide to police, and reporting the information right away, their efforts are appreciated.
Cooperation between the RCMP and the public is instrumental to the success of our Crime Reduction efforts. The simple act of reporting any suspicious activity and/or crime provides us with the necessary information by which we gather intelligence. RCMP would like to thank the public for alerting them to this activity.
If you have any information, please call the Innisfail RCMP at 403 227 3342. If you want to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.
Strathcona County RCMP investigate two missing youth
Strathcona County, Alberta – Strathcona County RCMP and Fort Saskatchewan RCMP continue to investigate the whereabouts of two missing youth.
Alyssa Conners (age 15) and Nicholas Wagner (age 17) were both reported missing to police on May 31, 2018. Police have reason to believe they are together and last seen by a witness on June 1, 2018 in Fort Saskatchewan. They may be travelling to Edmonton or surrounding areas.
Although there is nothing at this time to lead police to believe that their disappearance is suspicious, the RCMP are concerned for their well-being and need to locate both youth to ensure their safety.
Alyssa Connors is described as caucasian, 5’5 tall, 125 lbs with blue eyes and long blond hair. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black hoodie and black slip-on shoes.
Nicholas Wagner is described as caucasian, 6 feet tall, 286 lbs with blonde hair and brown eyes.
If you have any information about this, or any other crime, please call the Strathcona County RCMP at (780) 467-7741, or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).
Cold Lake RCMP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision
Cold Lake, Alberta – One person has died following a single vehicle collision during the evening hours of June 3, 2018. The collision took place shortly after 9 p.m. on the Cold Lake First Nations. A north bound SUV lost control and rolled several times. The 55 year old male passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene, while the 28 year old male driver was transported to a local hospital by ground ambulance and then to an Edmonton hospital with serious injuries. Both occupants of the vehicle were residents of the Cold Lake area.
No other vehicles were involved. All possible contributing factors related to this collision are being considered, and the collision remains under investigation.
Airdrie RCMP Announce Vehicle Thefts Stats for May 2018
Airdrie, Alberta- Airdrie RCMP have compiled vehicle theft stats for May 2018 which indicate that vehicle thefts dropped dramatically from the previous month.
The Airdrie RCMP only received nine vehicle theft complaints in May which is down from 32 reported thefts in April. Of the nine stolen vehicles reported, only one of them were stolen with keys left inside the vehicle.
Other vehicle theft stats from May:
· Vehicles stolen on weekdays = 9
· Vehicles stolen on weekends = 0
· Vehicles were stolen between 6:00 am and noon = 1 (the remaining 8 were stolen at unknown times)
· Vehicles stolen within City of Airdrie limits = 8
· Vehicles stolen in rural = 1
Airdrie RCMP and Alberta Motor Association are encouraging Albertans to take three simple steps to prevent vehicle theft:
· Remove the keys
· Hide or remove all valuables
· And LOCK IT UP!