Camrose, Alberta – May 17, 2018 – Assistance was provided to a 7 year old who contacted Police when he got home from school and discovered his mother was not home. The child was transported to his mother’s place of employment and she was spoken to regarding leaving her son unattended.
A traffic stop was conducted on a male who was under the influence of cannabis marihuana. The male was issued a 24 hour driving suspension.
May 16, 2018 – A male operating an older gray Jeep Grand Cherokee drove away at a high rate of speed when Police attempted to stop the vehicle. Shortly after a male reported that his gray Jeep had been stolen while parked at 137 Mount Pleasant Drive with the keys left in the vehicle. Police identified the male suspect and a warrant is being issued for his arrest.
A black 2011 GMC truck was stolen from Tillicum Beach right in front of the owner. Police observed the vehicle entering Camrose and the male driver quickly turned onto Exhibition Drive and fled south on gravel roads at a high rate of speed. The suspect’s description was consistent with the suspect who Police had observed earlier in the day operating the Jeep. The gray Jeep was recovered abandoned at Tillicum Beach.
A local hotel contacted Police when it located drug residue and drug paraphernalia left in a room. The items were destroyed by Police who are following up with the occupant of the room.
A male who applied for an online loan through Raymond Credit Inc. was contacted by a representative who indicated that they needed $500 in Safeway gift cards to complete the loan process. The male provided them with the cards and when they asked for another $300 in gift cards the male then realized he had been scammed.
A loss prevention officer at a west end business contacted Police after observing two males shoplifting. Police attended and arrested two youths who were in possession of $200 in merchandise. The youth who were both known to Police were charged with theft, possession of stolen property and breaching their probation orders.
Police received a complaint of a domestic at the Northside trailer park. A female with scrapes to her elbow was observed crying outside. The investigation determined that the female was sleeping when her boyfriend returned home accusing her of leaving his shed open. The male then grabbed the female and dragged her outside of the home. The 23 year old was arrested and charged with assault.
May 15, 2018 – An unlocked bicycle was stolen from the owner’s backyard. The ladies bike is a black and pink Electra bicycle.
Curfew checks were conducted on a male with conditions not to leave the province of Alberta. When the male was not at his residence Police determined that he had taken a flight out of province. Charges are pending.
At about 1:00 AM Police responded to a disturbance on 50 street in the 5400 block. An intoxicated female was outside screaming and acting out of control. The 17 year old actively resisted her arrest by kicking and spitting at Police. After being handcuffed she then became unresponsive. The female was transported to St. Mary’s hospital where she once again became aggressive toward staff and had to be restrained. The female who was high on alcohol and cocaine was treated by medical staff and later charged with public intoxication and assaulting a Police officer.
Camrose Police Service
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