Camrose Police Investigate After Two Homes Under Construction Destroyed by Fire

Camrose, Alberta – A vehicle which had been stolen from Camrose on June 20th, 2017 was located in the Olds area and Police are continuing their investigation.

Police assisted in removing an intoxicated male who was causing issues at a local bar. The 52 year old male was cooperative with Police.

Police received a complaint of a drone that was flying in the west end of Camrose. The male responsible for the operation of the drone had a contract to take photographs of a property but he did not possess a Special Flight Operations Certificate. Unmanned Air Vehicles such as drones are not allowed to be flown in the city of Camrose or any other public area without such a certificate from Transport Canada.

Police conducted a distracted driving initiative which resulted in 14 violation tickets being issued. Police would like to remind motorists that utilizing a cell phone in any manner while operating a motor vehicle, which includes while being stopped in traffic, is contrary to the Traffic Safety Act and carries a fine of $287 and 3 demerits.

Police conducted a traffic stop of a motor vehicle with an expired licence plate. The male operating the vehicle was a suspended driver and had an outstanding warrant out of Edmonton. The male was arrested and charged with driving while suspended, operating an unregistered vehicle and misuse of a licence plate. He was released on a promise to appear.

At about 5:00 AM Police assisted the Fire Department at a fire in the Creekview sub-division. Two homes under construction were destroyed in the fire which is currently believed to be suspicious. If anyone has any information regarding the possible cause of the fire please contact the Camrose Police Service.

Camrose Police Service

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