Three males aged 15, 17 and 18 were charged with sexual assault on Nov 20. The charges arose from an incident which occurred in Stettler during the month of September 2009. The two youth aged 15 and 17 were additionally charged with unlawful confinement. The youth appeared in Red Deer Provincial Youth Court on Nov. 20 and were released on undertakings to next appear in Stettler Provincial Youth Court on Dec. 8 to enter pleas. The 18-yearold adult, Timothy Anthony Ralph, a resident of Stettler, is still remanded in custody and will next appear Nov. 26 at 9:30 a.m. in Red Deer Provincial Court to enter a plea.
IMPAIRED DRIVING CHECKTOPS
Stettler RCMP and Traffic Services have made their priority the detection of drivers who drink for the next six weeks. Random check-stops will occur at various times of the day or night from now through the holiday season. Drivers who do choose to drink and drive will be compelled to provide samples of their breath for screening at the roadside, and if impaired by alcohol, they will be arrested and processed.
On Nov 18, overnight, a vehicle parked in the 4900 block of 50 Street in Stettler was taken for a joyride and returned to the residence undamaged.
On Nov 21, at about 1:30 a.m., several youth were reported trespassing on private property, running through various yards and being a nuisance. This occurred in the 4900 block of 51 Street in Stettler.
On Nov. 18, a boat was reported stolen from the Rochon Sands area of Buffalo Lake. Taken was an older Sears 12-foot aluminum boat with green seats. It had been stored out of the water on the beach near the fourth hole of the golf course.
On Nov. 19, fuel was siphoned from some vehicles parked in the alley of the 4900 block of 53 Street in Stettler. As well in the 4700 block of 50 Street, a satellite radio was stolen from a parked car. During the day on Nov. 19, a Step One red plastic wagon was stolen from outside a store at the Stettler Mall, an act which frustrated the owner and the witnesses who came forward.
A business in the 5000 block of 50 Street in Stettler suffered a broken front door on Nov. 21. The damage occurred overnight in an apparent break in.
Anyone with information that would assist police in solving these or any other crimes is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or send an email to www.tipsubmit.com.