A 16-year-old female from Stettler was arrested on Feb. 5 for drug possession in the local high school. She will appear in Provincial Youth Court in Stettler on April 14 to enter a plea to a charge of possession of a controlled substance (marihuana).
On Feb. 6. at 6 p.m., a local gas station lost fuel. The driver of a silver-coloured Honda Civic drove off without paying for $31 in fuel.
On Feb.11, John Tony Bronk, a resident of the County of Paintearth, will be in Stettler Prov Court to enter a plea to a charge of assault causing bodily harm. The assault occurred on Dec. 18, 2009 after police investigated a domestic violence complaint. On Dec. 18 Bronk was released on an undertaking with strict conditions. On Dec. 24, he was charged and released for breaching one condition of that undertaking. On Jan. 6, he was further charged and released by a justice for breaching those conditions four more times and was charged with criminal harassment as well. On Feb. 6, Bronk was arrested for a further breach of conditions. A justice released him on a $5,000 cash bail for court appearance on Feb.11 in Stettler to enter a plea. He was transported to the remand centre pending his deposit of the cash bail.
The volunteer organization called Citizens On Patrol Stettler is vibrant and active. Members of COPS give of their time to patrol in Stettler and also in the neighbouring villages and county areas. Volunteers are persons of good character who observe, record and report what they see, being extra eyes and ears for the police. They serve the community at varying hours on random days of the week. If you want to make a difference in your community, why not research COPS at www.ACOPA.com?
Join COPS by picking up an application form at the Stettler RCMP Detachment office. The next new member COPS training session is March 17th at 6:30 p.m.