Camrose Police Use Video to Identify Suspect in Credit Card Theft

Camrose, Alberta – July 27th, 2017 – Police are investigating a break & enter to a residence on Marler Drive in the 6600 block. After gaining entry to the residence, the suspect(s) proceeded to invade the privacy of the homeowners by opening closets and drawers within various rooms of the residence. Property stolen by the suspect(s) includes an Acer Iconia One 7 mini tablet and a plain gold female’s wedding band.

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Police located and arrested a 25 year old female on her outstanding traffic related warrants. The female was released after paying her outstanding fines.

A 27 year old male from Camrose was charged with two counts of misuse of a credit card and possession of stolen property. The male had made purchases with the credit card at two businesses within Camrose after the card had been reported stolen from a local bar. Video surveillance at both businesses was utilized by Police to identify the male.

A Loss Prevention Officer at a west end business advised Police that he had apprehended a female who was acting very suspicious and believed that she was shoplifting. The female did not have any stolen property in her possession during the search but Police checks indicated that the she had an extensive criminal record of thefts. The female from Wetaskiwin was served with a trespass notice not to return to the store.

On July 26th, 2017 in Camrose Provincial Court, 23 year old Damon Paul Phillips of Camrose was sentenced to one year in jail after being convicted of Trafficking a Controlled Substance. In June of 2016 members of the Camrose Police Service and the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) conducted an undercover drug operation in an effort to target known drug traffickers. During the course of the investigation it was determined that Phillips was actively involved in the trafficking of cocaine within the city of Camrose.

Camrose Police Service


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