Tag: Grande Prairie

Grande Prairie shooting and death under investigation

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Grande Prairie shooting and death under investigation

Grande Prairie shooting Friday morning Grande Prairie RCMP are calling a man’s death non-suspicious, but are investigating after shots were fired at a home in the city on Friday morning. At about 10:30 a.m., RCMP received a complaint of shots fired at a home on 108 Ave. Cst. Tracie Sanikopoulos of the Grande Prairie RCMP says […]

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MD of Greenview declares state of emergency, evacuation order due to wildfire

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
MD of Greenview declares state of emergency, evacuation order due to wildfire

MD of Greenview west of Grande Prairie A serious wildfire in an area west of Grande Prairie near the BC border has forced the MD of Greenview to declare a local state of emergency and evacuation order for residents and visitors in the area. The forest fire sparked by lightening began on July 6 in an […]

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Dirt bike crash near Grande Prairie claims life of 21-year old man

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Dirt bike crash near Grande Prairie claims life of 21-year old man

Dirt bike crash near Grande Prairie Sunday night Grande Prairie RCMP are hoping the public can assist them in their investigation into a fatal dirt bike crash near Grande Prairie on Sunday night. Just before 9 p.m., Grande Prairie Rural RCMP responded to a call southeast of Grande Prairie, on Canfor Road, about two Km […]

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Grande Prairie high school assault sends teen to hospital

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Grande Prairie high school assault sends teen to hospital

17-year old boy hospitalized following Grande Prairie high school assault Grande Prairie RCMP are investigating a brutal attack on a 17-year old boy at a Grande Prairie high school on Tuesday afternoon. The assault occurred at a parking lot outside Grande Prairie Composite High School in the northwest corner of the city just before 1:30. Cpl. […]

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Crash south of Grande Prairie One kills one man, injures two others

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Crash south of Grande Prairie One kills one man, injures two others

Four vehicle crash south of Grande Prairie Wednesday morning One man has been killed and two men transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following a four-vehicle crash south of Grande Prairie on Wednesday morning. The collision occurred about 30 Km south of Grande Prairie on Highway 40 near the Ainsworth Mill. Staff Sgt. Kelly Kokesch […]

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Four charged in Grande Prairie drug bust: cops seize guns, drugs, cash

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Four charged in Grande Prairie drug bust: cops seize guns, drugs, cash

61 drugs and weapons charges following Grande Prairie drug bust Four people were arrested and charged and police have seized a cache of weapons, guns and money after police shut down an alleged dial-a-dope operation in Grande Prairie last week. On April 23, the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team’s (ALERT) Grande Prairie Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) along with […]

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Grande Prairie fake abduction ends in charges against two men

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Grande Prairie fake abduction ends in charges against two men

Grimshaw men charged with being a common nuisance following Grande Prairie fake abduction On Wednesday evening, Grande Prairie RCMP believed they were on the hunt for kidnappers after witnesses reported to police they saw a man in the back of a rental van, tied up with a bag over his head, banging on the rear window. […]

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Grande Prairie shooting may be connected to illegal drug business

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Grande Prairie shooting may be connected to illegal drug business

RCMP investigate Grande Prairie shooting Grande Prairie RCMP are investigating whether shots fired in Grande Prairie early on Wednesday morning are connected to illegal drug activity in the northern Alberta city. At around 12:30 a.m., on Wednesday, Grande Prairie RCMP responded to a complaint about shots being fired in downtown Grande Prairie. Cpl. Roy Kennedy of […]

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Morning rush hour Grande Prairie crash sends four to hospital

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Morning rush hour Grande Prairie crash sends four to hospital

Grande Prairie crash on Highway 43 by-pass UPDATE:  The Highway 43 by-pass has been reopened and traffic is flowing in both directions. Four people have been transported to hospital after a three-vehicle collision in Grande Prairie during the morning rush hour on Tuesday. Cpl. Roy Kennedy of the Grande Prairie RCMP says “some of the […]

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RCMP seeking Grande Prairie armed robber after 13 robberies since March

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
RCMP seeking Grande Prairie armed robber after 13 robberies since March

Grande Prairie armed robber targeting businesses along 100 St corridor Grande Prairie RCMP are on the hunt for a man they believe is responsible for 13 armed robberies in the city since March 13. According to Cpl. Roy Kennedy of the Grande Prairie RCMP, the Grande Prairie armed robber is targeting businesses along the 100 […]

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