Male Sentenced to Jail After Selling Drugs to Undercover Officers in Camrose

Camrose, Alberta – A business contacted Police after viewing their video surveillance which showed 3 youth stealing from their store. The involved youth were identified and later in conjunction with their parents were issued official Police warnings.

An east end business reported a theft of a $1500 item. Police are investigating.

Police observed a licence plate that did not match the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. The youth operating the vehicle was known to Police and had a curfew condition. Further checks determined that he stole the licence plate and then took his father’s uninsured vehicle without consent. The youth was subsequently charged with theft of the licence plate, taking a motor vehicle without consent, operating an uninsured vehicle, operating a vehicle without a driver’s licence and breaching his conditions. The youth is in custody waiting for a bail hearing.

A youth, who had been breaching his curfew conditions, turned himself into Police on his outstanding warrants. The youth was released on a Promise to Appear.

On June 21st, 2017 in Camrose Provincial Court, Joel Nikloas CROWLE was sentenced to 18 months in jail plus 18 months probation for drug trafficking. The 27 year old male was charged in September of 2016 following an undercover drug operation where he sold cocaine and methamphetamine to undercover Police officers on two separate occasions. As a result of the conviction CROWLE is now subject to a firearms prohibition and has been ordered to provide a sample of his DNA for the purpose of forensic analysis.

June 22nd, 2017

A male attended Police headquarters to report that his vehicle had been fraudulently obtained while it was being held in a storage compound. Police entered into an investigation and are progressing toward identifying the two male suspects.

A traffic stop resulted in a 57 year old male being served with an immediate roadside suspension and his vehicle was seized. The male who displayed signs of alcohol consumption provided samples of his breath into a roadside screening device which resulted in a “warning” reading. The male received a 3 day licence suspension and his vehicle was also seized for 3 days.

Police located a male with outstanding warrants out of Camrose and Medicine Hat. The 25 year old male was arrested and waiting on a bail hearing.

Camrose Police Service

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