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RCMP Southern Alberta – Canmore, Redcliff and Pincher Creek

RCMP Pincher Creek- $100 000.00 Jewellery theft

RCMP Pincher Creek are investigating the theft of over $100 000.00 in diamonds and jewellery. The items were stolen sometime between Saturday August 20th and Sunday August 21st from the Lost Art Jewellery store located in Waterton Lakes National Park. Staff from the store discovered the theft when they opened for business on Monday August 22nd, immediately notifying members of the Waterton RCMP detachment.

If you have information, please call the Pincher Creek RCMP at 403-627-6010. 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.

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Redcliff RCMP – Fatal Single Vehicle Rollover MVC
Cypress County, Alberta – On August 22, 2016 at approximately 1:45 pm, Redcliff RCMP members responded to a single vehicle rollover on Township Road 114.  A vehicle being driven by a 62 year old female entered the ditch and rolled.  The driver succumbed to her injuries at the scene and one male passenger in the vehicle and was injured, was taken by ambulance to hospital for treatment and held overnight.
No alcohol or drugs are suspected in this incident and no charges are pending.  Names of the persons involved will not be released.

RCMP Canmore Investigates Dangerous Driving Which Leads to Numerous Charges Near Canmore 

On August 19, 2016 at approximately 9:45 pm, Banff RCMP observed a male on a motorcycle travelling at a high rate of speed in the Banff town site.  Police attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver fled from police, speeding and not stopping at a red light.  The motorcycle was later seen travelling East driving dangerously and speeding on Highway 1.

A short while later, Canmore RCMP located the motorcycle and its driver on the side of the road just east of Dead Man’s Flats.  The driver abandoned the motorcycle, and attempted to run from the police. The driver was arrested immediately. Further investigation revealed that the motorcycle was stolen, and the driver was found to be in possession of cocaine, crystal methamphetamine, marihuana, hashish and several types of prescription medication.

26 year old Zacharia Roland NAGY of Calgary, Alberta has been charged with a total of 17 Criminal Code and Drug offences including:

  • Flight from police
  • Dangerous Operation of a motor vehicle
  • Possession of Stolen Property over $5000
  • Defacing a Vehicle Identification Number
  • Forgery
  • 2 counts of resist arrest
  • Possession of break-in instruments
  • 2 counts of breaching a recognizance
  • 2 counts of breaching probation
  • Driving while prohibited
  • 3 counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of a controlled substance

 

NAGY has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Canmore Provincial Court on August 24, 2016.

The Drug trade fuels Organized Crime which in turn breeds other criminal activity throughout the communities we live in. Those that traffic in illicit drugs destroy lives, homes, and communities. The RCMP remains fully committed in building “safe communities” and enforcing laws to their fullest extent, in order to achieve this goal.

If you have any information regarding this or any other illegal activity, please contact the Canmore RCMP.  If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com.  If the information leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property, tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.00.

 

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