Camrose, Alberta – July 10, 2020 – Police received a complaint of a man who was causing a disturbance outside of his residence. On arrival the man was cooperative and the situation was mediated.
A complaint was received of an off leash dog that had bit another dog and its owner while out for a walk. Police located the owner of the dog that was off leash and issued a ticket under the bylaw. The victim and the dog suffered minor injuries.
July 9, 2020
Police received a 9-1-1 call of several males walking near Charlie Killam School with what appeared to be a rifle. Police located the males and determined the rifle was in fact a pellet gun, and the males were no longer in possession of the pellet gun. Given the ages of the males discretion was used and no charges were laid.
July 8, 2020
Police responded to an east end construction site after a break in was reported to a construction trailer. Numerous tools were reported stolen and Police continue to investigate.
July 7, 2020
Police were called after a homeowner reported their detached garage had been broken into earlier in the day. Several thousand dollars’ worth of property was stolen. A suspect was identified and arrested for Break and Enter, Breach of Release Order, Possession of a Controlled Substance and linked to another break in reported in late June. The accused was lodged awaiting a Judicial Interim Release hearing. Following the hearing, a Justice of the Peace released the accused with numerous conditions.
July 6, 2020
Police would again remind all property owners to lock their vehicles, detached garages, sheds, and any other property including bicycles after numerous reports of theft in the past several weeks. In most cases the perpetrators were able to gain entry to unlocked premises and property and steal tools, bicycles, loose change and other items from unsuspecting victims.
July 5, 2020
Police were called to west end business after an unknown male attempted to steal merchandise and conceal his escape by starting a fire inside of the business. No one was injured and the fire was contained to small area of the business. Police have seized video surveillance and continue to investigate.
A 9-1-1 call was received after a male fell inside of a downtown hotel room. Police forced entry into the suite and located the male. EMS assisted and transported the male to hospital for treatment.
July 3, 2020
Police attended a liquor store after receiving a complaint of two individuals who were causing a disturbance after being denied entry into the store. The female and male were both arrested. The female had an outstanding warrant out of Wetaskiwin and the male was arrested for public intoxication and later released when sober.
July 2, 2020
A female contacted Police after she had been assaulted by her boyfriend. The male had left Camrose and RCMP assisted in locating him at his residence where he was arrested for assault causing injury.
Police received a 911 call from a residence regarding a drug overdose where a male was unresponsive. Police attended and after administering Narcan the subject began breathing normally and was transported to St. Mary’s hospital. Police located and seized a quantity of heroin and methamphetamine at the residence.
A traffic stop was conducted on a suspicious vehicle in the east end industrial area. A male passenger was arrested on outstanding warrants and during a search Police located a knife in his possession contrary to his conditions. While Police were dealing with the driver and a female passenger they observed a quantity of methamphetamine in the center console. The two were arrested and in a further search a quantity of heroin and GHB was also located. The male driver was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and operating a vehicle without registration or insurance. The female passenger was also charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance.
July 1, 2020
A male called Police indicating that there was a shirtless male in his backyard. Police attended and the male was taken to St. Mary’s hospital to speak with mental health professionals. The male was committed by hospital staff but then fled from their care. Police then determined that the same male was responsible for a break & enter to a city building. The male was later located and charged with break & enter.
Staff at a business in Cornerstone contacted Police after a male customer became verbally abusive with staff. The male was located and spoken to by Police.
Police received a 911 call stating that a residence had been bear sprayed. Police attended the residence on Mt. Pleasant Drive where members had to enter the home with gas masks to remove someone from within the home. Two occupants were transported to St. Mary’s hospital and Police are continuing to investigate.
Camrose Police Service
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