Camrose Police Service Weekend Report March 12, 2018

Camrose, Alberta – March 12, 2018 – A male with outstanding warrants observed Police and quickly entered a public building in an attempt to avoid detection. Police entered the building and the male was located and arrested.

The owner of a storage facility advised Police that someone broke into three of their rental units. A variety of items were stolen including tires, tools and clothing. Police are investigating.

Police were advised by the mental health crisis line that they were contacted by a male who stated he wanted to harm himself. The youth who is known to Police was located outside the community center. The youth was not cooperative with Police and had to be restrained prior to being taken to the Stollery hospital in Edmonton.

March 11, 2018 – Police received notification of a truck that had been recovered in St. Paul, Alberta that was stolen from Camrose in February. As well, a stolen truck from Killam was recovered behind a west end hotel in Camrose. It was towed and secured for forensic identification work to be conducted on it.

On March 5, 2018 a female reported that she was assaulted while at a downtown licensed premise. On March 10 the female responsible for the assault was arrested and charged with one count of assault.

March 10, 2018 – A traffic stop was conducted for a traffic infraction and Police noted an odour of marihuana coming from inside of the vehicle. The driver was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and police seized 6 grams of cannabis marihuana. The 19 year old man was charged and released on an appearance notice.

A business on the west end of the city advised that a male entered their store that was previously served a trespass notice for inappropriate behaviour. The male was apprehended by Police and charged with trespassing.

Police conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle and determined that the driver of the vehicle had an outstanding warrant out of the Edmonton Police Service and the Camrose RCMP for property offences. The 30 year old man was arrested and Police noted an open can of alcohol and strong odour of cannabis marihuana inside of the vehicle. Police seized 46 grams of cannabis marihuana and quantities of cannabis shatter and hashish. The driver was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and released on a promise to appear.

March 9, 2018 – Police were contacted by a local business regarding a woman who appeared to be disoriented. The 44 year old was taken to St. Mary’s hospital for an assessment.

The Loss Prevention Officer at a west end business contacted Police after observing a male using a pocket knife to open multiple packages of batteries. The 32 year old from Ferintosh was charged with theft and possession of stolen property.

Camrose Police Service

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