Tag: Grande Prairie

John Rock homicide: Grande Prairie RCMP search city area body of water

August 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
John Rock homicide: Grande Prairie RCMP search city area body of water

John Rock victim in October, 2014 shooting Grande Prairie RCMP report their officers are searching a body of water located on the west side of Grande Prairie, looking for evidence in the 2014 murder of John William Rock. At about 1 a.m. on October 1, 2014, police responded to the Canadian Brewhouse located in the […]

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3 Grande Prairie schools put into ‘hold and secure’ due to possible gunman

March 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
3 Grande Prairie schools put into ‘hold and secure’ due to possible gunman

Grande Prairie schools secured over lunch hour RCMP report that for a brief period on Wednesday, three Grande Prairie schools were put into ‘hold and secure’ mode while police investigated a complaint about a man possibly carrying a firearm in the area. Cpl. Roy Kennedy of the Grande Prairie RCMP says just before noon, police […]

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Grande Prairie fire kills one man, RCMP investigate

March 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Grande Prairie fire kills one man, RCMP investigate

41-year old man killed in Grande Prairie fire RCMP report a Grande Prairie fire has claimed the life of a 41-year old city man.  The deadly fire broke out in a structure located on 94th Ave late Tuesday night. Cpl. Roy Kennedy of the Grande Prairie RCMP says at about 11:30 p.m., the Grande Prairie […]

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Crash south of Grande Prairie kills 34-year old woman

February 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Crash south of Grande Prairie kills 34-year old woman

Crash south of Grande Prairie involved SUV and tanker truck RCMP report a 34-year old woman was killed in a two-vehicle, head-on crash south of Grande Prairie on Tuesday night. Cst. Ellen Archibald of the Grande Prairie RCMP says the collision involving an SUV and a tanker truck occurred at about 7:30 p.m. on Highway […]

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Cougar attacks pipeline worker near Grande Prairie

February 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Cougar attacks pipeline worker near Grande Prairie

Cougar attacks pipeline worker, co-workers fight off big cat A pipeline worker attacked by a cougar in northwestern Alberta says he could feel the animal sink its teeth and claws into his head. Stephen Campbell, who is 31, received 30 stitches and gashes to his face and neck. Part of his ear had to be […]

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Explosion near Grande Prairie – tank filling with frac water blows up

January 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Explosion near Grande Prairie – tank filling with frac water blows up

Explosion near Grande Prairie under investigation by OHS Grande Prairie RCMP along with members of the Grovedale Fire Department responded to a tank explosion at a secure well site on Monday morning. Cst. Ellen Archibald of the Grande Prairie RCMP says the explosion near Grande Prairie occurred around 10:45, about 20 Km south of the city near […]

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One man killed in crash south of Grande Prairie

January 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
One man killed in crash south of Grande Prairie

Crash south of Grande Prairie on Highway 40 RCMP report one man is dead following a two-vehicle crash south of Grande Prairie on Sunday morning. Cpl. Roy Kennedy of the Grande Prairie RCMP says the collision occurred about 80 Km south of Grande Prairie on Highway 40 near the Cutbank River at about 7:45 a.m. […]

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Grande Prairie RCMP involved shooting: Witnesses wanted by ASIRT

January 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Grande Prairie RCMP involved shooting: Witnesses wanted by ASIRT

Grande Prairie RCMP shot armed robbery suspect early Friday morning Investigators with the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team are looking to speak to anyone who witnessed the shooting of an armed robbery suspect by Grande Prairie RCMP at a city convenience store early on Friday morning. At about 1 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 2, Grande Prairie […]

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Driver of stolen truck leads Grande Prairie RCMP to drugs, weapons cache

November 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Driver of stolen truck leads Grande Prairie RCMP to drugs, weapons cache

Grande Prairie RCMP arrest and charge two men in their 50’s The driver of a stolen pickup truck who allegedly made a getaway from a traffic stop led the Grande Prairie RCMP to a home in the city where drugs and guns were found. Cpl. Roy Kennedy of the Grande Prairie RCMP says the incident began […]

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Pedestrians struck in northern Alberta, one dead, one hospitalized

November 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pedestrians struck in northern Alberta, one dead, one hospitalized

Pedestrians struck in Grande Prairie and Fort McMurray RCMP in Grande Prairie and Fort McMurray are investigating two incidents where pedestrians were struck by vehicles on Thursday night and Friday morning. In Grande Prairie at about 1 a.m., RCMP were dispatched to an area on Highway 43 east of Grande Prairie after a pedestrian was […]

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