Category: RCMP Updates

  • Cochrane RCMP Investigate Fatal Paragliding Accident

    Cochrane RCMP Investigate Fatal Paragliding Accident

    Kananaksis Alberta, On June 9th, 2020, Cochrane RCMP received a complaint of a missing Paraglider near Elbow falls in Kananaskis Alberta. With the help of Kananaskis Emergency Services, a 56 year old male from Calgary was located deceased. From the initial stages of the investigation police believe that the victim got struck in a tree during his descent […]

  • Alberta RCMP Shares Commercial and Passenger Vehicle Safety Tips

    Alberta RCMP Shares Commercial and Passenger Vehicle Safety Tips

    Edmonton – Summer in Alberta usually means more trucks, tractor-trailers and buses will be on the road. This greater mix of large vehicles increases the risk of commercial and passenger vehicle collisions. Alberta RCMP encourages road users to practise the following traffic safety tips: Drivers of commercial vehicles: Maintain sufficient following distance between you and the vehicle […]

  • Okotoks RCMP Investigating Single Vehicle Rollover

    Okotoks RCMP Investigating Single Vehicle Rollover

    Okotoks, Alta. – On Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at approximately 5:45 pm, the Okotoks RCMP and local Emergency Services responded to a single vehicle roll over on Highway 2A north of Riverside Drive. The vehicle lost contact with the road surface and rolled over into the median. The single vehicle occupant sustained minor injuries as a result of the vehicle rolling and […]

  • Alberta RCMP Remind Citizens to Create a Nightly #9PMRoutine

    Alberta RCMP Remind Citizens to Create a Nightly #9PMRoutine

    Edmonton – Many property crimes are crimes of opportunity, and by having a #9PMRoutine, Albertans can help protect their property from theft. The 9 pm Routine movement began in Pasco County, Florida and is used by police forces across the world. It is a nightly reminder for people to make sure their homes, vehicles and […]

  • High River RCMP: Attempted Theft of Vehicle

    High River RCMP: Attempted Theft of Vehicle

    High River, AB – On May 5, 2020, two suspects attempted to steal a vehicle in the Hampton’s area of High River. The suspects were driving a newer model black Ram truck with custom tire rims and a chrome front grill.   The driver description is unknown, but the second suspect is male, shown in the […]

  • Crowsnest Pass RCMP Lay Arson Charges

    Crowsnest Pass RCMP Lay Arson Charges

    Crowsnest Pass, Alta. – The  RCMP Forestry Crimes Unit, Alberta Forestry along with the Crowsnest Pass RCMP detachment have been actively investigating a suspicious fire locate in a wooded area directly south of Coleman Alta. that occurred on May 2, 2020.  The Forestry Crimes Unit was able to identify an individual responsible for the suspicious fire and charges are currently being sought for […]

  • RCMP Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit Seize 800 Pounds of Stolen Copper Wire

    RCMP Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit Seize 800 Pounds of Stolen Copper Wire

    Southern Alta. – The Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit (SAD CRU) have recovered a substantial amount of stolen copper wire as well as an oil site breathing apparatus. Suspects were arrested and charges have been laid. A two month investigation into thefts of copper wire from oil and gas sites throughout southern Alberta has been […]

  • Alberta RCMP Conducts Long Weekend Enforcement Operations

    Alberta RCMP Conducts Long Weekend Enforcement Operations

    Edmonton – Alberta roads typically experience an influx of drivers during long weekends. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year was different than all others. Throughout Canada Road Safety Week (May 12-18), Alberta RCMP focused enforcement operations on speeding, distracted and impaired driving. Between May 15-18, 2020, there were three fatal and 19 non-fatal injury motor vehicle […]

  • High River RCMP Investigate Break & Enter

    High River RCMP Investigate Break & Enter

    High River, Alberta  – On May 23, 2020, the High River RCMP received a report of a break and enter that occurred the previous night at Peak Potential Fitness located on 8th Avenue SE in High River.   The suspect gained entry into the building at a rear window.  Once in the building, the suspect rifled through the […]

  • High River RCMP “Assistance to Locate Owner of Property”

    High River RCMP “Assistance to Locate Owner of Property”

    On April 28, 2020, a resident in High River found a unique axe in the bushes behind Eagleview Estates.  High River RCMP have been unable to determine the owner of the property and are seeking the public’s assistance to return the axe to it’s rightful owner.  The axe is a replica viking axe and does […]

  • High River Home Invasion – RCMP

    High River Home Invasion – RCMP

    High River RCMP are looking for information regarding a home invasion that occurred between May 15th – May 16th, 2020 between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 03:00 a.m. The crime occurred at a house that is in close proximity to the High River Library on 1 Street SW and 8 Avenue SW. Police believe […]

  • RCMP Southern Alberta District Crime Reduction Team Recover Multiple Stolen Vehicles

    RCMP Southern Alberta District Crime Reduction Team Recover Multiple Stolen Vehicles

    Carbon, Alta. – An ongoing property crime investigation led by the Southern Alberta District Crime Reduction Team has lead to the recovery of five trucks, a boat and trailer and other vehicles.  On April 28, 2020, the resources of RCMP Air Services, Emergency Response Team and both Drumheller and Beiseker RCMP were all employed in […]

  • RCMP Reminds Albertans to Respect Public Health Orders and Traffic Laws During Canada Road Safety Week and May Long Weekend

    RCMP Reminds Albertans to Respect Public Health Orders and Traffic Laws During Canada Road Safety Week and May Long Weekend

    Edmonton – The Victoria Day long weekend typically marks the start of road trip season for many Albertans. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year is different than all others. The week of May 12-18 is Canada Road Safety Week, a seven-day national campaign led by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), aimed at making our […]

  • High River RCMP Caution Youth About Online Safety

    High River RCMP Caution Youth About Online Safety

    High River, Alta – On May 12, 2020 a High River area youth was using a well known social media chat app “Hangouts” to network with classmates, and received messages from an unknown user. The unknown user shared a photo of himself, which appeared to be that of a male, approximately 40-50 years old. The unknown user encouraged the youth to share […]

  • Nanton RCMP Investigate Armed Robbery and Seek Public Assistance

    Nanton RCMP Investigate Armed Robbery and Seek Public Assistance

    Nanton, Alta. – On April 21, 2020, the Circle K in Nanton was robbed by two males wearing masks.  RCMP is seeking assistance from anyone who may have information, or recognize the subject males. At 10:30 p.m., RCMP were dispatched to the robbery.  One of the males in the store brandished a knife, while the second male […]