Below is a summary of most calls for service by Stettler RCMP over a one week period.
Calls that have SUI attached are Still Under Investigation.
If you have any information regarding unsolved crimes or incidents, please contact Stettler RCMP @ 403-742-3382, or call Crime Stoppers @ 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Tuesday, Feb. 5
9:45 a.m. — Report from Stettler EMS advising that they came upon a collision at the intersection of 47 Avenue and 51 Street. A 44-year-old female from rural Stettler was driving her Chevrolet Aveo west on 47 Avenue, when it collided with an Ford F-150. The 29-year-old male truck owner from Emmerson Acres was issued a violation ticket for failing to proceed safely after stopping at an intersection. The driver and passenger of the car were examined at the scene by EMS and released.
2:17 p.m. — A 74-year-old male driver from Lamont, operating a Lincoln MKX, was driving in the 4900 block of 50 Street and became involved in a rear-end collision. The elder driver stopped for a vehicle backing out, when his Lincoln was struck from the rear by a Ford F-150. The 33-year-old female truck driver from Stettler received a violation ticket for failing to maintain sufficient space for movement.
3:01 p.m. — A 911 call reported three teenaged males walking into a 48 Street residence and threatening to beat up a 24-yearold male resident. The suspects said the caller owed them money and one of the teens was said to be carrying a set of brass knuckles. Investigators attended the residence, where the caller identified the suspects who had since departed. The 24-year-old was extremely rude to police and stated that he did not want charges, as “the police will just make it worse because the system does not work.”
3:56 p.m. — A 911 call from the Canadian lottery building. Investigators attended to find that it was unknown who called the emergency number. There was no crisis and it was determined some phones require 9 to dial out.
8:20 p.m. — Complaint of an assault by a 36-year-old male, who was reported to have pulled a 23-year-old female out of her vehicle on 51 Avenue. Investigation revealed that an assault did not occur, but the complainant reported that the male “had a crazy look in his eyes,” as she sped off in her vehicle. Both parties were known to each other and both were instructed not make further contact.
Wednesday, Feb. 6
11:26 a.m. — Complaint of a 65-year-old male from a 58 Street Apartment, attending Family and Community Support Services, threatening to “break some bones.” The handicapped male was upset because he was taken off of AISH because he has turned 65 years old. He wanted to get AISH and Old Age Security cheques at the same time. No charges were laid.
4:17 a.m. — An investigator patrolling 44 Street observed a 1983 GMC pickup parked on the road without a licence plate attached. A VIN check was conducted and it was confirmed that the vehicle had not been registered. The truck was towed and it was determined that a 20-yearold male from 56 Street had owned the truck. He was issued two violation tickets for parking an uninsured and unregistered vehicle on the highway.
2 p.m. — Report of Graffiti spray-painted on the playground equipment at the Christ-King Catholic School. SUI
Thursday, Feb. 7
12:18 p.m. — Complaint of an intoxicated female, operating an early model Chevrolet pickup in the No Frills parking lot. The caller could see an opened beer can near the driver and the truck was observed headed westbound away from the grocery store. The truck was located at the west-end Esso, with both occupants standing outside the vehicle. There was no driving evidence, but the 49-year-old truck owner from a 50 Avenue apartment was found to have an outstanding arrest warrant. The truck was towed and the driver was escorted to detachment cells.
4:22 p.m. — A 911 call reporting a suicidal female at a 42 Avenue residence. Investigators attended to find the same 49-year-old who had just been released from police custody. EMS transported the female to the Stettler hospital, as a result of her taking two dozen sleeping pills.
4:48 p.m. — A 911 call to assist EMS at a 51 Avenue apartment. Investigators attended to find a sudden death of a 77-year-old female. It was determined that the death was not suspicious. The female had died of natural causes.
6:23 p.m. — A 911 call at the Stettler hospital, reporting a 49-year-old female being verbally abusive to emergency staff. Investigators attended to find the same drug-overdosed female smoking a cigarette outside the hospital. A security guard agreed to stay with the female and then escort her back into the hospital, after her smoke. There were no further calls regarding the female on that date.
8:45 p.m. — Report of a single-vehicle collision with a deer on Highway 12, near Gadsby. The 70-year-old female driver of the Dodge Ram was from the County of Paintearth.
Friday, Feb. 8
10:13 a.m. — Report of a single-vehicle collision with a deer on Highway 12, 35 km east of Stettler.
10:23 a.m. — Complaint of vandalism to a 1964 Pontiac convertible. The owner advised that the car was parked on the driveway in Spruce Drive and someone threw a beer bottle against the door. A suspect was identified.
11:25 a.m. — Complaint of a hit and run to a GMC Sierra pick-up truck, in the southwest corner of the Canalta parking lot. The operator noted damage to the rear bumper and driver’s side rear fender, after he was unable to open the tailgate.
12:31 a.m. — A 911 call reporting a collision between a Nissan Altima and a Ford F-350, outside the Stettler Pizza restaurant. A witness observed a white and black truck with a welding sign on the side of the truck. SUI
2:30 a.m. — Request of a 37-year-old female landlord for police assistance at a 51 Avenue residence, to serve an eviction notice. There was no issue and the 45-year-old male tenant advised he would move out by Feb. 28.
Saturday, Feb. 9
5:40 a.m. — Report of a single-vehicle collision with a deer on Highway 56, south. The 43-year-old male driver of a Chevrolet pick-up resides in Vincent Close, Red Deer.
8:47 a.m. — Report of an intoxicated male, walking on the side of Highway 12, near the schools. An investigator attended the area and located a hitch hiking, 34-year-old, aboriginal male, who stated he was going back to his home in Winnipeg. The male was found not to be intoxicated and was allowed to continue on his way.
10:38 a.m. — A commercial false alarm at Pro Water Conditioning on 50 Street.
4:32 p.m. — Complaint of a dispute between a 49-year-old female and her 23-year-old son at a 50 Avenue apartment. The female reported that her son is possibly doing drugs, has become abusive and has assaulted her since the mother was released from the hospital. The male departed the residence prior to investigators attending. Charges are pending.
4:35 p.m. — An off-duty constable reported a suspicious Dodge pickup at the fuel pumps, at the Fas Gas. It was determined that the truck was stolen from Red Deer. A 40-year-old male from 54 Avenue Crescent, in Red Deer, was arrested for possession of stolen property over $5,000.-The male was remanded in custody, as he is well-known to police and has a lengthy criminal record. There were three passengers in the truck, all from Stettler, that were not charged.
5:30 p.m. — A 911 call reporting shots fired and someone has shot through a living room window, at a rural residence on Highway 56 south. The caller reported that he could hear more gunfire, about seven to eight shots coming from the south location. The bullet that came through the picture window became lodged in the living-room couch. Investigation revealed the complainant’s 46-year-old neighbour, along with his friends and family, were target shooting on the shooter’s property, approximately one kilometre away. All firearms were seized as evidence, as there were a total of five males shooting at targets. SUI.
7:16 p.m. — A 911 call reporting a rollover of a Ford F-150, on Highway 56, near Big Valley. The 27-year-old female driver from Edmonton was not injured, along with her passengers. SUI.
11:23 p.m. — Complaint from a 23-year-old female living at a 62 Street apartment, that she was threatened by her ex-roommate. The 23-year-old male became angry because the caller was going to kick him out, as a result of him not paying any bills. He also threatened to “microwave the pet cat.” The male was arrested for uttering threats and placed on no-contact conditions.
Sunday, Feb. 10
5:48 a.m. — A 911 call from a 26-year-old female, requesting the removal of her intoxicated 31-year-old husband from a 52 Avenue residence. Investigators attended the residence and the caller reported that everything was fine and the husband was in the basement sleeping. There was no physical violence. No charges.
3:46 p.m. — A 911 hang-up call from the pay phone inside No Frills store. An investigator attended and could not find any emergency.
4:20 p.m. — A residential false alarm at Scenic Sands. Police were canceled prior to attending.
4:33 p.m. — Request for assistance from Stettler EMS, at a 51 Avenue, apartment. The caller stated that her 31-year-old daughter took “a bunch of pills.” Both the mother and daughter are known as frequent callers and EMS was staging until investigators attended. Upon arrival, the daughter was located on the bed, half conscious. The female did in fact take 30 anti-depressant pills and stated “she wanted to die.” She was taken by ambulance to the hospital.
8:30 p.m. — A 911 call from a 52 Avenue apartment. A 37-year-old female was contacted and she advised that there was no emergency. The investigator reported that it sounded like there was a party in the background.
Monday, Feb. 11
7:46 a.m. — Report of a dead deer in the driving lanes on Highway 11 and Highway 21 intersection. Carillion highway maintenance was contacted.