Stettler teen struck by van while walking

Below is a summary of most calls for Stettler RCMP service from May 25 to May 31.

Below is a summary of most calls for Stettler RCMP service from May 25 to May 31.

Calls that have SUI attached are still under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding unsolved crimes or incidents is asked to contact Stettler RCMP at 403-742-3382, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Stettler detachment received more than 60 calls for service during the past week.

Saturday, May 25

9:40 a.m. — Police were called to a residence on 57 Street and 40 Avenue, as the homeowner found what looked to be a bullet hole in the front window of the house. An investigation ensued and was determined that the hole in the window was more likely caused by a pellet or BB gun. It is not known who is responsible. SUI

9:33 p.m. — On Highway 12 at 50 Street, a pedestrian was struck by a Dodge Caravan driven by a 38-year-old female from Elnora. The 17-year-old male was taken to Stettler hospital for injuries, and witnesses reported that the male had his “earbuds” in when the collision occurred. SUI.

11:54 p.m. — A loud party was reported at the Botha Community Hall. It was common knowledge that Stettler students were holding their safe grad event at the community hall. Town representatives attended all residences in Botha to offer a night away in a hotel to avoid complaints. The female complainant from Botha chose to stay home.

1 — Dog complaint

1 — Fatal collision – Big Valley

1 — Family relations complaint

1 — False alarm

1 — Harassing phone call complaint

Sunday, May 26

7:08 a.m. — Investigators were called to Rutherford Street in Nevis. Once an investigation was complete, it was determined that the 65-year-old resident had passed away from natural causes. Victim Services stayed on scene to assist the family.

Investigators were advised by Toronto Police Service that they had arrested a male on a Canada wide warrant out of Stettler. The male was wanted in a major fraud investigation that was reported to Stettler detachment, two years ago. Arrangements are being made to have the male in Stettler court for July 11.

2 — False alarms

1 — Assist in getting belongings back

1 — Broken window to car

1 — Suspicious person

1 — Deer collision

Monday, May 27

2:23 p.m. — A 52-year-old Stettler man called to advise that his licence plate had been stolen. After further investigation, it was determined that the complainant had received a parking ticket from Calgary that was attached to a licence plate on a truck that had been written off several years prior. It is not known when the plate went missing or who took it. SUI

3 — False alarms

2 — Traffic collisions

1 — Mischief

Tuesday, May 28

9:34 a.m. — In the back alley on 41 Avenue and 57 Street, six bags of recyclable bottles were stolen from behind a shed. There was a group of young people noted in the area before the theft. A suspect vehicle was identified as an older black car with red on the front.

4:01 p.m. — A concerned mother of a 13-year-old male from Stettler, called wanting assistance with getting her son to come home from his father’s house. The 13-year-old wanted to stay at dad’s place because there, he is allowed to play more video games. It was suggested that mom and dad speak to their lawyers about a custody order.

2 — Hit and run collisions

1 — Animal call

2 — Animal traffic collisions

Wednesday, May 29

3 — Traffic collisions

1 — Hit and run collision

1 — Assist to get belongings back

1 — false alarm

1 — Assist Bashaw detachment

Thursday, May 30

2:03 a.m. — Investigators conducted a traffic stop on Highway 12, near Erskine with a black 2001 Saturn. The 35-year-old female driver from Lethbridge was found to be under the influence of alcohol. Once an investigation was complete, the female received a three-day suspension from driving, she was charged with having liquor in easy access, and her vehicle was towed and seized for three days.

10:02 p.m. — A 2009 Kia Spectra was stopped on 50 Avenue and 67 Street for having no head lights on. The 18-year-old female driver from Donalda, was found to be under the influence of alcohol. An investigation determined that the female was driving while her blood alcohol level was nearly double the legal limit. The young lady is due to appear in court on July 11 for impaired driving.

2:58 p.m. — A licence plate was found on a 2003 Ford F-350, that did not match the vehicle. It turned out the plate was stolen out of Calgary. The truck had not been driven for a few weeks and the owner did not know when the original plate went missing.

1 — Barking dog call

1 — Hit and run collision

4 — Traffic collisions

1 — Mischief

2 — Traffic complaints – issues with Highway 56 detour

1 — Suspicious person

Friday, May 31

1 — Traffic collision

1 — False alarm

— Stettler RCMP Report


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