Camrose, Alberta – October 12, 2017 – A Ford Superduty truck intentionally crashed into a Police vehicle as Police were attempting to stop another vehicle for speeding. The Ford truck was later located abandoned north of Camrose and was determined to have been stolen from the Vegreville area. The driver of the stolen vehicle was clearly avoiding apprehension when he seen Police activate their emergency lighting. The officer involved was not injured in the collision.
Later in the same day Police observed an older silver Chev dually truck leaving Fas Gas. The vehicle was observed proceeding through a red light by driving left of center around another vehicle which was stopped at the traffic light. Police attempted to initiate a traffic stop but the vehicle accelerated to a high rate of speed and fled the city west on highway 13. Police were able to confirm the identity of the male utilizing the video surveillance at the gas station. A warrant for his arrest has been issued with charges of theft of fuel, dangerous driving and criminal flight. Police believe that the vehicle was stolen and are attempting to confirm the registered owner.
October 11, 2017 – Police received a report from a resident on 52a street in the 5000 block who indicated that her unlocked vehicle had been entered overnight.
The Loss Prevention Officer from a west end business contacted Police after apprehending a shoplifter. The youth was referred to the alternative measures program.
October 10, 2017 – Police received a 911 call regarding a possible impaired driver. Police located the vehicle and the male driver provided samples of his breath that exceeded the legal limit. The 64 year old was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle.
A male requested Police attend a local convenience store stating that he had just been assaulted by another male. Police attended and determined that the grossly intoxicated male had been involved in a fight earlier that evening while at a party in another community. The male was transported to the hospital and advised to report the incident to the RCMP when he was sober.
October 9, 2017 – A business reported that sometime during the day their cash float had been stolen. Police are investigating.
A homeowner near the downtown area reported that his unlocked shed had been entered and his weed eater was missing.
Camrose Police Service
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