Camrose Police Investigate Stolen Vehicle, Shoplifting and Breach of Conditions

Camrose, Alberta – July 31st, 2017 – A resident in Creekview contacted Police after her 2013 Volkswagon Toureg was stolen overnight. The keys to the stolen vehicle were left in the owner’s second vehicle which was parked unlocked on the driveway. This is the third vehicle stolen from in Camrose over the last three days. In all three cases the vehicles were unlocked and the keys were accessible to the suspects. There has also been a significant increase in property stolen from unlocked vehicles. Leaving your vehicle unlocked is an open invitation for thieves. PLEASE lock your vehicles!

The Loss Prevention Officer from a west-end business once again contacted Police after apprehending a shoplifter. The 23 year old female was arrested and charged with theft under $5000 and possession of stolen property.

Police received a complaint of an intoxicated male who was causing problems at a residence. The male who was known to Police had conditions not to consume alcohol. Police attended and the male resisted the arrest. The 23 year old male has been charged with breaching his conditions and resisting arrest. He was released in the morning on a promise to appear.

July 30th, 2017

Staff at a west end business advised of a shoplifter at their location. Attended and located a 30 year old female who had stolen a collection of cosmetics. She was arrested for theft and possession of stolen property and released with a notice to attend court at a future date.

Security at an east end licensed premise called to report a possible impaired driver. While Police were attempting to locate the described vehicle, they located a vehicle with a plate that didn’t match the vehicle. The male drive displayed signs of intoxication and a field sobriety test was conducted, which he failed. He later failed to provide adequate breath samples and was charged with impaired driving, failing to provide breath samples, possession of a controlled substance, misuse of license plate and not wearing a seatbelt.

An east end business reported a male entered the store, grabbed a bottle of liquor off the shelf and ran out the store. The investigation is ongoing in an attempt to identify the subject.

Staff at a west end business reported a shoplifter at their location. Police located an 18 year old female who stole cosmetics. Checks on the female also determined she was on release for a collection of charges and had conditions to abide by, which she was not. She was arrested and a search located a set of brass knuckles in her belongings. The female is facing numerous charges and is awaiting a bail hearing.

A vehicle was viewed going 90kmh on 48 Avenue in Camrose. A traffic stop was conducted in the downtown area and the male driver was arrested. He provided two breath samples of 170mg%. He was charged with impaired driving, driving over 80mg% and speeding.

A resident of Camrose reported that his Ford Mustang was stolen from the Creekview subdivision. Police attended and located a stolen Ford F250 ditched in the area which was stolen out of Ft. Saskatchewan. The Edmonton Police Service later reported they had viewed the vehicle in their city but it fled from them. The matter is still under investigation.

A staff member from a downtown licensed premise reported that an intoxicated male and female left the business. They were reportedly sitting in a truck in front of the business. When Police arrived the truck was running and an intoxicated female was behind the wheel. She was arrested for impaired driving and then refused to provide breath samples. The male passenger was charged with obstructing the investigation. Both subjects were later released with a promise to appear in court at a later date.

In the early morning a homeowner called Police advising two males were inside of his neighbour’s detached garage and taking items into the alleyway. Police responded and located the two males a short distance from the home with numerous stolen items. Both males were arrested and charged with break, enter and commit theft as well as being in possession of stolen property.

Camrose Police Service

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