Camrose Police Investigate Highway 13 Collision

Camrose, Alberta – A traffic stop was conducted and the male operator who displayed signs of impairment by alcohol was arrested. The male was transported to Police headquarters where he provided samples of his breath which were nearly three times the legal limit. The 27 year old from Meadow Lake was charged with impaired driving, operating a vehicle without a license and for having open liquor in the vehicle.

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A vehicle stop was conducted and the male driver attempted to run from Police. The male was arrested and Police checks indicated that he had numerous warrants out of Calgary and British Columbia and was also bound by conditions of a conditional sentence order. Police located a quantity of cannabis marijuana and the license plate on the vehicle was stolen. The 45 year old from Calgary was charged with possession of a controlled substance, theft and possession of stolen property, multiple counts of breaching his conditions and numerous traffic safety act violations. He remains in custody and is waiting on a bail hearing.

Police responded to a motor vehicle collision just west of Camrose on Highway 13. A westbound vehicle was slowing at an intersection to conduct a left hand turn when it was rear ended by another vehicle traveling at highway speed in the same direction. The collision resulted in both vehicles ending up approximately 100 meters into a slough on the north side of the highway. A male passenger who was not wearing a seatbelt was taken to the UofA hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. All other occupants received minor injuries. The collision is under investigation and charges are pending.

St. Mary’s hospital contacted Police regarding a male who attended the hospital with a large cut on his head. The 18 year old and his mother advised Police that the father had returned home intoxicated and started issuing verbal threats and causing damage to the home. He then grabbed an axe and threw it at his son causing the injury. Police were warned that there were also firearms in the home. Police attended the residence and observed the father pacing in the yard. The male was arrested without further incident. The 41 year old was charged with assault with a weapon, uttering threats and careless storage of firearms. He is waiting on a bail hearing.
At the Big Valley Jamboree site a possible impaired driver complaint resulted in a 36 year old male receiving an immediate roadside suspension. The male was served with other traffic violation tickets and was evicted from the campsite. Later in the day the same male was located back on site and he was charged with trespassing and lodged in cells.

Police on site at BVJ observed an intoxicated male who was exposing himself at the campsite. The 19 year old from Cochrane was arrested and charged with an indecent act and served with a trespass notice not to return to the site.

Police received two separate complaints at BVJ campground from females who advised that they had been sexually assaulted. Police are gathering details from both women and making efforts to identify the suspects. Both incidents are under investigation.

BVJ security requested Police to assist with a vehicle what was stunting in the mud at the campsite. The operator of the vehicle fled on foot prior to Police arrival. The vehicle was seized until the registered owner attends to claim his vehicle.

Camrose Police Service


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