Assault charges pending, six impaired driving charges laid

  • Sep. 2, 2009 3:00 p.m.

Safe driving campaign – County of Stettler Peace Officers and Stettler RCMP jointly conducted a safe driving awareness campaign at the west end of the town on Monday


Two assaults were investigated on Aug. 26. In one instance, a 51-year- old male from Stettler was arrested and charged for assault and will appear in Stettler court Sept. 10 to enter a plea. In the other investigation, a 46-year- old female from Stettler was charged with assault and will appear in Stettler court Oct. 8 to enter a plea.

On Aug. 28, an investigation into an alleged assault occurred in Stettler.

As a result, a 34-year- old Valleyview male was arrested and charged with assault. He was remanded in custody and will next appear in Red Deer court on Sept. 3 for a bail hearing.

In the late afternoon of Aug. 31, police received a report of a man walking along Highway 835 in and around Rochon Sands, impeding traffic and swearing at motorists. A 35-year- old male from Edmonton was arrested and charged with causing a disturbance. He will appear in Stettler court Oct. 22 to enter a plea.


A 10-year-old student at Stettler Elementary School was injured slightly on Sept. 1 after being struck by a motorist making a turn at the intersection of 54 Street and 50 Avenue. The driver was ticketed for failing to yield to a pedestrian using a cross walk.



Police focused on impaired drivers during the month of August. Stettler Detachment investigated approximately nine impaired drivers and laid six charges.


On Aug 2, a parked vehicle in the 4000 block of 57 Street in Stettler was entered overnight and money was stolen.

In Red Willow, a vehicle lost a CD stereo and speakers after its windows were smashed out on Aug. 30.

On Aug 31, a chemical storage tank was reported stolen from an oil/gas site in the southwest area of the County of Stettler.

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