Camrose, Alberta – August 20th , 2017 – Police received a report that a 1998 Ford Taurus had been taken without consent from a residence in Camrose. This is still under investigation.
A male from British Columbia was stopped by Police for traveling 101 km in a 60 km zone on Camrose Drive. Checks showed that the male was currently suspended from driving for criminal matters, and a quick search revealed a quantity of marihuana on his person. The vehicle was towed and the male was later released on a Recognizance.
A female attended the front counter angry over the above noted matter. Police checks were conducted on her it was determined that she had four outstanding warrants out of Calgary. The female was arrested and will be put before a Justice of the Peace to speak to release.
Police located a female exiting a residence under construction in the northwest area of Camrose. The female was spoken to and it was evident that she was carrying break in tools in her purse. Checks on the female indicated she was prohibited from carrying such tools. The female provided a statement admitting to entering the residence under construction with the intent of stealing copper wire. The female laso had in her possession a stolen credit card from a theft of motor vehicle in Edmonton earlier in the morning. The female is to face charges including Break and Enter, Possess Break in Tools, Possess Stolen Property and numerous breaches.
August 19, 2017 – A Reporter advised of a Break and Enter, possibly in progress. Two people were observed breaking into his house. Police attended the address and located a male and female at the rear of the residence. Police observed the southwest window of the residence was broken into and two footprints matched the males footwear were present inside the residence. Both were placed under arrest for Break and Enter and transported to cells. Police located quantities of methamphetamine and heroin inside the female’s purse. Both will be placed before a Justice of the Peace.
August 18, 2017 – While Police were patrolling a neighborhood a motor vehicle was observed travelling with a stolen license plate. Checks showed the vehicle was stolen from another jurisdiction. The vehicle was stopped and the three occupants were arrested. Further investigation determined that two of the occupants were currently bound by court orders which they were breaching. A 29 year old male, 19 year old male, and 32 year old female were charged with possession of stolen property. The 29 year old male and female were also charged with breaching their court imposed conditions.
A local RV storage lot was the victim of an attempted theft. Sometime overnight subject(s) entered the locked fenced compound by cutting the lock. The subject(s) attempted to steal a trailer but were unable to remove the hitch lock. The citizens use of a hitch lock was enough to prevent the theft. This is another example of crime prevention initiatives working. Evidence was taken from the scene and the investigation continues to find the person(s) responsible.
Camrose Police Service