Below is a summary of most calls for Stettler RCMP service over a one-week period, which ran from Tuesday, June 12, to Monday, June 18.
Calls that have the SUI designation 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).
Tuesday, June 12
9:39 a.m. — Complaint of harassing text messages being received by a 28-year-old woman living on 40th Avenue. The source of the messages was unknown to the complainant and a 22-year-old man from Regina was identified as the sender. The man was contacted and ordered to stop contacting the Stettler resident.
10:29 a.m. — A 911 call reported an abandoned white-coloured Chevrolet Monte Carlo parked in front of a 50th Avenue residence. The caller further reported that the keys were in the ignition, the windows were opened, the doors were unlocked, a cellphone was on the seat and there was a children’s car seat in the rear. A 29-year-old man from Endiang was located and he picked up the automobile.
2:19 p.m. — Complaint of a dog owner walking her pet on 40th Avenue, while off the leash. The caller was referred to the town bylaw department.
6:46 p.m. — Request from a 38-year-old woman from Westerose to confirm a break and enter to a storage facility and whether her 16-year-old son was in police custody. This information was received from her 44-year-old ex-husband who resides in the Stettler area. It was relayed that the reports were fabricated. Charges for public mischief against the Stettler resident are being reviewed.
7:29 p.m. — Complaint of tire debris in the northbound lane, 2.5 kilometres south of Stettler on Highway 56. An investigator attended and removed the obstacle from the road.
Wednesday, June 13
2:40 a.m. — Report from a 19-year-old man from Red Deer that he got “high” after work and that his co-workers found him masturbating in his room at the Best Western. His co-workers were laughing at him and he wanted to go to the hospital, but not in an ambulance. An investigator transported the male to the Stettler hospital and left him in the care of nurses.
8:30 a.m. — Complaint of theft of wire from the ATCO south Stettler material yard. Two employees were unloading scrap wire when they noticed a hole cut in the chain-link fence in the area where the scrap bins are stationed. An inventory of the yard is being conducted. SUI
10:50 a.m. — A Good Samaritan turned in a wallet that was found at the Grandview Park playground. The wallet was returned to a 20-year-old man from Erskine.
12:21 p.m. — Report of a two- to three-year-old girl running around the 45th Street area. The girl stated that she was left home alone and her parents were at work. The 22-year-old male caller advised that he was walking to the Stop and Go and located the girl in the middle of the road. At that time, the investigator also received a complaint of a missing child that matched the girl’s description. The girl was returned to her home on 47th Street and Family and Child Services was contacted.
6:41 p.m. — Commercial false alarm at the Pharmasave on 50th Street.
7:42 p.m. — Complaint from a 46-year-old Stettler man reporting a perceived threatening text message from another Stettler resident. The information was recorded, should there be a future incident.
9:06 p.m. — A second report of theft of wire and fuel was reported from the Canadian Natural Resources site near Erskine. A similar theft from the business was reported in May. SUI
Thursday, June 14
1:08 a.m. — Report of a silver- and blue-coloured BMX bicycle stolen in Stettler. It was spray-painted silver and investigators were advised that there was a bidding war on the Internet to purchase it. SUI
5:56 a.m. — A noise complaint was received regarding a blue-coloured tractor-trailer parked on 68th Street. The caller stated that it was parked all night and was left running. An investigator attended the area and the truck had departed the area.
9:30 a.m. — The owner of the silver- and blue-coloured BMX bicycle attended the detachment to confirm that the BMX bike was stolen from the bike racks at the Stettler Elementary School.
11:31 a.m. — Report of a three-year-old girl walking alone by the train tracks near the Stop and Go in Stettler. The caller also advised that the girl had been alone for a while, walking in water and playing on the train tracks. It was the same girl that was missing earlier in the week and she was reported missing 15 minutes after this call.
2 p.m. — A 35-year-old female from 1st Avenue South, Big Valley, attended the detachment to report mischief to her 2011 GMC Acadia SUV. The complainant stated her SUV looked to be keyed and there was damage to the driver’s door, rear lift-gate and passenger side. Estimated cost of repair is $2,200.
2:44 p.m. — Commercial 911 hang-up at Aspen Ford occurred when an employee dialed 9 for an outside line and accidentally dialed 1 twice. There was no emergency.
9:04 p.m. — Report of a single-vehicle collision with a deer on Highway 12 and Range Road 16-4.
9:48 p.m. — False 911 call from a cellphone. The operator could hear two females talking about taking the garbage out. The phone owner was located in rural Stettler and he advised that his phone pocket dialed the emergency number and there was no emergency.
Friday, June 15
2:39 a.m. — Complaint of loud music and sounds of a disturbance next door at a 46th Street residence. The complainant further reported that a 23-year-old man was throwing things at the wall and looked like he could attack his 18-year-old girlfriend. Investigators attended the residence and the female had already departed. The male was ordered to turn down the music and there was no further evidence that there was anything criminal. A warning was issued.
8:36 a.m. — Commercial false alarm at the Stettler Medical Clinic.
8:43 a.m. — A 911 hang-up at a 47th Avenue residence. It was determined that there was a problem with the phone.
8:55 a.m. — Report of a single-vehicle collision with a tank stand, while backing up at the Signalta lease site. Damage to the Dodge pickup truck was more than $2,000.
10:38 a.m. — Commercial false alarm at Social Bo’s.
4:10 p.m. — Report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 12 and 67th Street, where Stettler EMS and Stettler FIRE were also dispatched. Investigators observed a 1999 Ford Taurus with heavy frontend damage and a 1994 Ford F-150 with damage to the driver’s side front panel and bumper. The driver of the truck was a 17-year-old male from Byemoor and the driver of the car was a 79-yearold man from Stettler. The collision resulted from the southbound car driving onto Highway 12 when it was unsafe and making contact with the truck travelling east. The occupants of the car were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. SUI
11:01 p.m. — Complaint of loud music coming from the Relay for Life event at the Stettler high school. The music was turned down shortly after the complaint.
Saturday, June 16
1:14 a.m. — A 911 call reported an assault at the Stettler Community Hall. The caller stated that a 47-year-old man was unconscious and breathing and it was unknown at the time who was the assailant. Investigators attended and arrested a 23-year-old man and a 35-year-old man. All three involved in the incident were from Stettler and all were reported to be intoxicated. Charges are pending.
1:23 a.m. — Complaint of a barking dog at a Spruce Drive residence. Investigators patrolled the area and couldn’t hear the dog.
1:33 a.m. — Complaint of loud music from the Relay for Life. An investigator was making regular patrols in the area and didn’t believe the volume was excessive.
1:53 a.m. — Report of an assault outside Social Bo’s bar. A 21-year-old male victim from Donalda advised that some unknown males were picking on his 19-year-old male friend from Botha. Three unknown males attacked the victim, leaving him with a bleeding nose. The suspects left the area on foot. Alcohol was reported to be a factor. SUI
8:14 a.m. — Commercial alarm at Pro Water Conditioning on 50th Street. Investigators were called off prior to attending.
1:38 p.m. — Complaint of a hit-and-run collision in the Wal-Mart parking lot. A 1999 GMC pickup received front-bumper damage from a red-coloured Ford, F-150. The driver of the Ford truck didn’t remain on the scene. Charges are pending. SUI
5 p.m. — Complaint of a male driver in a Ford Mustang driving numerous times past a 60th Street residence and a red-coloured vehicle with two young girls being driven at excess speed. Licence plates were obtained and a registered owner was contacted. A warning was issued about speeding and patrols were conducted in the area.
9:59 p.m. — Report of a family dispute at a 47th Street residence. A 16-year-old male was getting upset with his mother. Investigators attended the location and were advised that the male was having side effects to some new medication. There was no violence.
10:14 p.m. — Complaint from an 89-year-old female on 51st Avenue stating that she wasn’t safe in her residence and she couldn’t sleep. Investigators attended the residence and assured her that she was safe and had nothing to worry about.
11:46 p.m. — False alarm at the Brick.
Sunday, June 17
4:10 p.m. — False alarm at Christ-King Catholic School.
6:10 p.m. — Report of a single-vehicle collision with a deer on Highway 590, near Range Road 21-1.
8:21 p.m. — Request for information regarding a young driver with a learner’s permit and what were the nighttime driving restrictions. The driver wasn’t permitted to drive between the hours of midnight and 5 a.m.
Monday, June 18
11 a.m. — Report of a single-vehicle collision with a deer on Highway 12 near Botha.
2:48 p.m. — Report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 12 east, near Range Road 19-2. A semi-tractor rear-ended a five ton truck that was turning off of the highway. There were no injuries. Charges are pending.