Below is a summary of most calls for Stettler RCMP service during the past week.
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, May 15
8:27 a.m. — Commercial false alarm.
9:18 a.m. — Complaint of a break and enter to an apartment on 40th Avenue. Entry was gained through a window. Taken from the residence was a laptop, iPod dock station, guitar and amplifier, a backpack containing liquor and a phone charger. SUI
10:51 a.m. — Report of an assault. SUI
2:49 p.m. — Report of a two-vehicle collision that took place on 51 Avenue.
4:59 p.m. — Report of a green ATV stunting on Main Street in Big Valley. The driver was a young male who lives nearby and has been seen in Big Valley. SUI
5:10 p.m. — Request to conduct patrols in and around Rochon Sands Provincial Park.
5:37 p.m. — Complaint of unknown people shooting from a truck on Range Road 20-3. The vehicle was described as a white Chevy pickup with a loud exhaust. It wasn’t known what the people were shooting at. SUI
Wednesday, May 16
9:43 a.m. — Complaint of speeding through a construction zone. A vehicle passed another in a construction zone and sped through the area. SUI
9:59 a.m. — Residential false alarm.
11:25 a.m. — Report of a grey Dodge pickup travelling at a high rate of speed and passing unsafely on Highway 56. The complainant was able to obtain a licence plate. Police contacted the registered owner, who admitted to have been driving the vehicle. A warning was given to slow down and only to pass in designated areas.
12:27 p.m. — Commercial false alarm.
3:04 p.m. — Report of a forgery/fraud. SUI
5:20 p.m. — Stettler RCMP and Stettler EMS responded to a mental-health complaint. The 54-year-old female was assessed, and she was deemed not to be a threat to herself or anyone else in this instance.
5:56 p.m. — Report of an abandoned bicycle. Patrols were made at that location and the bicycle was gone. The caller advised someone must have picked it up.
7:08 p.m. — Commercial false alarm.
9 p.m. — Report of a break and enter to a rural residence outside of Stettler on Highway 12. The homeowner advised a mirror was damaged, but nothing else seems to be damaged or missing from the home. SUI
11:32 p.m. — An anonymous report of a loud party on 68 Street in Stettler. Police attended the residence. The property representative was co-operative and turned down the music.
Thursday, May 17
5:53 a.m. — Report of someone causing a disturbance on 45 Street. SUI
11:50 a.m. — Report of a lost wallet.
12:28 p.m. — Report of an abandoned vehicle. The registered owner was contacted, advised the vehicle broke down, and that it would be towed soon.
2:15 p.m. — Commercial false alarm.
3:45 p.m. — Report that a trailer hauling bales was on fire. The caller contacted the Big Valley fire department, which responded. The caller advised that someone in an oncoming vehicle threw out a lit cigarette, which landed on the bales and caused the fire. SUI
11:19 p.m. — Residential false alarm.
Thursday, May 18
1:31 p.m. — Complaint of a mischief to a vehicle on 47 Avenue. SUI
4:35 p.m. — Report of a two-vehicle collision on 50 Avenue. A Ford truck and a Dodge Ram truck were involved. Both vehicles were still operational. The people involved exchanged information and were advised to visit the detachment and provide further details. SUI
5:40 p.m. — A 911 call was received from a 25-year-old female. An investigator attended and found the female to be in breach of her conditions. The female was charged with failing to comply and will appear in Stettler court.
6:55 p.m. — Complaint of a suspicious male seen in the back alley near 53 Street. The male was wearing dark clothing. The complainant thought the male was going through vehicles. Patrols were made, but he wasn’t located.
7:04 p.m. — Report of a hit and run in the Esso parking lot. A Dodge Caravan was parked beside a Red Ford truck. The Red Ford truck backed up and hit the Dodge Caravan. The male in the Red Ford truck drove away without stopping. The Dodge Caravan sustained minor damage. SUI
8:34 p.m. — Report of an intoxicated male walking on Highway 12, just east of Botha. It’s believed the male left his vehicle on a nearby range road. Police attended and located a vehicle parked on Range Road 18-3. The vehicle wasn’t registered and was obstructing part of the road. The vehicle was towed. The registered owner of the vehicle wasn’t contacted, so police wish to speak with the owner. SUI
8:46 p.m. — A 911 hangup from a cellphone. The owner of the phone was contacted and it was determined that there was no emergency.
9:40 p.m. — Complaint of threats against a person was received. A male who was intoxicated reported that he was threatened. Investigators attended and determined that no threats were uttered. Throughout the investigation, it was determined that a male was on conditions not to consume alcohol. A 53-year-old male was arrested for failing to comply with his conditions. He was charged and is scheduled to appear in Stettler court.
9:57 p.m. — Report of an aggressive patient at the Stettler hospital. The male was to be examined, but he wouldn’t co-operate with hospital staff. The male had somewhat calmed down when police arrived. It wasn’t known whether the man was having a medical emergency or if alcohol was a factor.
10:21 p.m. — Report of a possible impaired driver. A black Chevrolet Equinox was seen swerving all over the road. The vehicle was located parked along 51 Avenue, but the driver wasn’t located.
Friday, May 19
2:28 p.m. — Complaint of criminal harassment. A female reported unwanted and repeated phone calls from a male that isn’t permitted to have contact with her. SUI
4:38 p.m. — Report of a lost Nintendo DSI that’s black in colour. A game of Mystery Dungeon is with the Nintendo DSI. It was lost in the Stettler area.
8:46 p.m. — Report of a female that would not leave a residence. The male reported that he had allowed the woman to stay there, but due to some concerns he wanted her removed from his residence. The female had left the residence before RCMP arrived. RCMP later spoke with the young female and she advised she would stay with friends.
10:24 p.m. — Report of a single-vehicle collision. The male driver attended the Stettler detachment to report the collision.
Saturday, May 20
9:24 a.m. — A 911 call resulted from an error in dialing. The owner of the residence in which the call came from meant to dial 411 for information, but 911 was dialed by mistake. There was no emergency.
1:02 p.m. — Report of an abandoned vehicle parked at the Stettler Motel. The vehicle had mechanical problems and was left there by the owner for the past month. The complainant was advised that the parking lot was private and the vehicle could be towed, but that the Stettler Motel would have to contact the towing company.
4:52 p.m. — Complaint of uttering threats was received from a 30-year-old male. The complainant had been sending text messages to a 28-year-old male. The two men had exchanged words through text messages. A phone call occurred and the 28-year-old male threatened the complainant. The two males are familiar with each other. The complainant was asked to visit the detachment and provide a statement, but he was hesitant to do so. SUI
6:11 p.m. — False commercial alarm.
9:23 p.m. — Report of black truck and trailer dragging a propane tank. The vehicle was eastbound on Highway 12 going through Stettler when the complaint was received. Patrols were made, but the vehicle wasn’t located and no further calls were received.
11:07 p.m. — A request for patrols at Rochon Sands campsite was received. Investigators attended and spoke with some people in a couple of the campsites. A 34-year-old female was warned about setting off fireworks. The female was extremely intoxicated.
11:33 p.m. — Complaint of fireworks being set off in the area of White Sands. A party was located and a sober property rep was spoken with and the music at the party was turned off.
Monday, May 21
1:59 a.m. — Complaint of a dog barking non-stop at a residence on 50A Avenue. It’s an ongoing issue and the complainant’s information was forwarded to Animal Services.
9:36 a.m. — A report of harassing phone calls. A 20-year-old male is reported to be continually phoning a female youth. Investigators are currently looking into other incidents involving this same male. SUI
Noon — A firearm was turned into the detachment to be destroyed, as the owner no longer had use for it.
1:43 p.m. — Complaint of shoplifting at Canadian Tire. A male youth was arrested and charged. The male is slated to appear in court in Stettler.
2:05 p.m. — Report of a male youth uttering threats toward his guardian while in the Wal-Mart store. The youth couldn’t be charged because of his age. SUI
9:01 a.m. — Report of a lost LG black-slide cellphone.
1:27 p.m. — Report of a collision in Byemoor. SUI
3:05 p.m. — Report of a Collision in Stettler County. SUI
SGT. DUNCAN BABCHUK – Stettler RCMP detachment