Category: Alberta

Southern Alberta wind warning issued by Environment Canada

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Southern Alberta wind warning issued by Environment Canada

Southern Alberta wind warning – gusts up to 90 Km/hr expected Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for some parts of southern Alberta, with blustery conditions expected to lessen, but continue overnight. Strong wind gusts up to 90 Km/hr are expected to occur in localized areas south of High River, along Highway 2. Environment Canada […]

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RCMP issue warning about danger of carrying a replica handgun

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
RCMP issue warning about danger of carrying a replica handgun

Grande Prairie RCMP detain man carrying a replica handgun after witnesses report seeing armed man Following an incident on Wednesday afternoon in Grande Prairie where a man and woman were taken into police custody after witnesses reported seeing an armed man, RCMP are warning citizens about carrying replica handguns. Cpl. Roy Kennedy of the Grande […]

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Joseph Richard charged in September fatal Pincher Creek collision

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Joseph Richard charged in September fatal Pincher Creek collision

Joseph Richard charged with impaired driving Pincher Creek RCMP have charged 40-year old Joseph Jean-Rene Richard following a fatal collision near Pincher Creek that claimed the life of a 49-year old woman. The collision occurred on September 6 on Highway 507, about five Km east of Pincher Creek. Cpl. Jeff Feist of the Pincher Creek RCMP […]

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Charge laid in Chadi’s Restaurant fire in Fort Chipewyan

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charge laid in Chadi’s Restaurant fire in Fort Chipewyan

Jade McKay charged in connection with Chadi’s Restaurant fire Wood Buffalo RCMP have arrested and charged 19-year old Jade McKay in connection with the fire that destroyed Chadi’s Restaurant in Fort Chipewyan last Saturday. Cpl. George Cameron of the Wood Buffalo RCMP says police and fire crews responded to Chadi’s Restaurant just after 3 a.m. after […]

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Theoren Poitras, victim in BC shooting known to police for AB gang activity

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Theoren Poitras, victim in BC shooting known to police for AB gang activity

Theoren Poitras homicide a targeted incident Theoren Poitras, a 25-year old man known by police for gang activity in Alberta has been identified as the victim of a shooting in Richmond, BC on Saturday. In a press release issued by the BC Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, or IHIT, police report RCMP responded to an elementary […]

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Michael Nelson of Spruce Grove facing weapons charges

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Michael Nelson of Spruce Grove facing weapons charges

Sawed-off shotgun found in home associated with Michael Nelson Spruce Grove/Stony Plain RCMP report they have charged 21-year old Michael Nelson of Spruce Grove with multiple counts after police allegedly discovered a sawed-off shotgun and other weapons at a Spruce Grove home. Cpl. Colette Zazulak of the RCMP says on October 15, the Spruce Grove/Stony […]

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RCMP charge Garret Oshvalda in murder of Allen Wilson

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
RCMP charge Garret Oshvalda in murder of Allen Wilson

Remains of Allen Wilson found near Stony Plain in September RCMP Major Crimes Unit have charged a man in connection with the death of Allen Wilson, an 18-year old man from New Brunswick whose remains were discovered outside of Stony Plain in September. Garrett Michael Oshvalda, 55, was arrested without incident and is now facing […]

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Erin Moses missing, Grande Prairie RCMP looking for 29-year old woman

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Erin Moses missing, Grande Prairie RCMP looking for 29-year old woman

Erin Moses last seen at end of August UPDATE:  Grande Prairie RCMP report Erin Moses has been located and has been in touch with her family. Grande Prairie RCMP are releasing a photo of 29-year old Erin Moses in hopes of finding the missing woman who was last seen by her family this past summer. […]

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Helicopter damaged in Eckville area, RCMP looking for suspects

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Helicopter damaged in Eckville area, RCMP looking for suspects

Helicopter damaged, grounded pending inspection A helicopter used in the construction of transmission lines in the Eckville area has been grounded after vandals damaged the craft and stole critical chopper parts from the craft this past weekend. Sylvan Lake RCMP are investigating the vandalism to the half-million dollar helicopter that was parked in the rural Eckville area sometime during […]

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Fort McMurray man killed in fall from 11th floor balcony

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fort McMurray man killed in fall from 11th floor balcony

Fort McMurray man killed, death appears accidental Wood Buffalo RCMP report a 27-year old man is dead after he fell from an 11th floor balcony in Fort McMurray on Saturday evening. Just before 7 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP along with other emergency personnel responded to a call at the Tower 2 apartment building complex on […]

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