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Business

Shoplifting continues to be an issue for business

A purse full of thread or a bottle of alcohol off the shelf and out the door has caused frustration for a couple of local businesses that have been hit by shoplifters recently. While shoplifting is nothing new, store owners we spoke with say shoplifters are becoming more brazen. […]

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Crime & Police

RCMP investigate body found in Sturgeon County

Redwater RCMP and Major Crimes North seek information in suspicious death investigation
Sturgeon County, Alberta – On February 11, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m., RCMP were contacted by a rural property rep who had discovered a body on a lease site off Range Road 224, a half-mile north of Highway 28. […]

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Crime & Police

Man faces charges of cruelty to animal

St. Albert, Alta – At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, St. Albert RCMP received a report of animal cruelty towards a dog. The animal was in critical condition and was being taken to the 24-hour Veterinarian Hospital in Edmonton, where it was not known if it would survive. […]

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Crime & Police

Impaired driver rams police vehicle

On Sunday, February 3, 2019, at approximately 1 a.m., St. Albert RCMP received a report from a concerned citizen of a possible impaired driver on St. Albert Trail driving a grey Dodge Ram pickup truck. An RCMP officer immediately responded and located the truck heading westbound on Villeneuve Road, where it turned into the Northridge area of St. Albert. […]

Crime & Police

RCMP warn public about counterfeit Canadian bills

Spruce Grove, Alta. – On Jan. 15, 2019 the Spruce Grove RCMP were alerted to counterfeit Canadian currency in circulation from local businesses. The currency in question was missing several security features and was printed on regular paper instead of the new polymer material. […]