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RCMP High River and Cochrane – Mischief and Accident

Damage to Street Lights

High River, Alberta – On September 21st, 2016 at approximately 02:30 am, High River RCMP responded to a complaint of broken glass along 2nd avenue SE. Upon arrival it was discovered that twenty one (21) street lights had been damaged leaving large piles of glass on the roadway.  No total value of the damage is known at this time. The High River RCMP are asking the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity in their neighbourhoods. This incident is still under investigation.

An update will be provided when new information becomes available.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have information regarding this occurrence to contact the High River RCMP at (403) 652-2357. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com.  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.

RCMP Investigate Serious Motor Vehicle Collision

UPDATE – All lanes on Highway 1A are now clear and passable.

Stoney Nakoda, Alberta – On September 22nd 2016, at approximately 1 AM the Cochrane RCMP, Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to a serious single vehicle collision on Highway 1A three kilometres west of the Morley Road.

Upon arrival, investigators noted the lone vehicle on its roof on the north side of the highway.  A Stoney Nakoda female was located trapped in the driver’s seat.  The female believed to be the driver was extracted and once seen by ambulance advised investigators that she had two children in the rear of the vehicle.  Two male children, 3 and 4 years of age, were located and all three occupants were taken by ambulance to Calgary hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

Highway 1A was impassable during the investigation and is currently down to one lane.

All possible contributing factors related to this collision are being considered, and the collision remains under investigation.

Cochrane RCMP would like to encourage citizens call the complaint line at 403-932-2211 when they see erratic driving behaviours or call 911 when they believe that someone is driving a vehicle when they are impaired by alcohol or drugs.

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