Camrose, Alberta – July 14, 2020 – A male and female contacted Police advising that they were approached by 4 males who attempted to rob them with a firearm. The suspects were located by Police and arrested in the high risk situation. Two of the men had BB guns in their waist bands which very closely resembled restricted firearms. The investigation determined that one of the men pointed the firearm demanding property, shot the male in the hand and then all 4 suspects fled the scene. The 18 year old male responsible for the incident was charged with attempted robbery, pointing a firearm, assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public and having a concealed weapon. A bail hearing was conducted and the male was released with conditions.
A male contacted Police advising that his shed had been broken into. Video surveillance was reviewed and the male suspect was identified. The male will be charged with break & enter and theft.
A male advised that his vehicle had been keyed while parked on 49 avenue in the 5400 block.
July 13, 2020
Police received a 911 call from a convenience store where a male was requesting assistance. Police attended and the intoxicated male became argumentative with Police. The male was arrested for public intoxication and then became aggressive. After the male was restrained his mother was contacted to pick up her son.
July 12, 2020
A male contacted Police to report that someone had thrown a rock through the window of his residence. It was determined by Police that the homeowner initiated the confrontation by first throwing a rock at the other person as he was walking by his home. The two were warned about their behavior.
July 11 2020
Police received a complaint of a suspicious male looking into vehicles in the Superstore parking lot. Police located and identified the male and he was told to leave the parking lot. Another business later contacted Police advising that a male had stolen $80 worth of clothing from their business. The same male was responsible and was located by Police west of Camrose. The business declined to lay charges and the clothing was returned.
During the night a black 2007 GMC flatdeck truck was stolen from Pioneer Machine and Crane located on Hwy 26. The vehicle had Pioneer decaling on the rear window.
At 12:45 AM a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle for a traffic violation. A male with outstanding warrants was hiding under a blanket in the back seat. The male who was bound by a curfew condition was arrested and is waiting on a bail hearing.
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.
Camrose Police Service
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