Jasper RCMP respond to noise complaint; police officers assaulted

Jasper, Alberta – On August 10, 2019 at approximately midnight, Jasper RCMP officers were called to Pine Bungalows for a noise complaint.

On scene, RCMP officers made contact with a 31 year old female from White Rock, British-Columbia. Police checks revealed that she had a warrant for her arrest out of Edmonton so she was taken into custody for same.

The husband of the female then came out of a cabin and interfered with officers as they were taking his wife away. The 29 year old male also from White Rock, British-Columbia was being very disruptive and belligerent which caused multiple guests to come out of their cabins wondering what was the cause of such disturbance. He was arrested for obstructing the enjoyment of a property. During his arrest, the male physically resisted officers and uttered threats against them.

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While Jasper RCMP officers were attempting to take the 29 year old male into custody, a friend of his physically interfered with the arresting officers and was arrested for obstructing a police officer. His wife ran up to he scene and assaulted one of the officers. She was placed under arrest but a significant altercation ensued which resulted in police deploying a Conducted Energy Weapon (Taser) on her. While officers were taking her into custody, her handcuffed husband kicked one of the officers who was on the ground.

Additional police officers along with a Parks Canada Law Enforcement Warden were called to the scene and safely took all the involved parties into custody.

This investigation resulted in the following Criminal Code charges:

29 year old male from White Rock, British-Columbia:

– Mischief under $5000

– Resisting arrest

– Uttering threats

– Breach of a recognizance

28 year old male from Edmonton, Alberta:

– Obstructing a police officer

– Assaulting a police officer

28 year old female from Edmonton, Alberta:

– Assaulting a police officer

– Assaulting a police officer

– Resisting arrest

No charges were brought forward against the 31 year old female from White Rock, British-Columbia. She was taken into custody on her arrest warrant.

All suspects are scheduled to appear in Jasper Provincial Court on September 12th, 2019.

As charges have not been sworn yet, no names will be released.

Jasper RCMP



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