Week of thefts and collisions

Turned upside down – Emergency personnel inspect a 1988 Chevrolet Cavalier that landed on its roof in Stettler on 57A Street on Oct. 19 around 8:15 p.m. The driver was sent to hospital with undetermined injuries..

IMPAIRED DRIVER

Police encountered a vehicle driving without headlights on 50th Ave in Stettler on Oct 11. Arrested and charged was a 21-year- old male from Drumheller who will appear in Stettler Court on Oct. 22nd to enter a plea to impaired driving and driving with more than 80 mg of alcohol in his blood.

THREATS

Police investigated a dispute in Stettler on Oct. 11. As a result a 27-year- old male was charged with uttering threats and will appear in Stettler Provincial Court on Nov. 12 to enter a plea.

A 35-year-old Stettler male was arrested and charged with uttering threats at about 1:45 a.m. on Oct. 17. The investigation arose from an altercation outside a local bar on 50 Avenue.

The accused will appear in local court on Dec. 10 to enter a plea.

COLLISIONS

A vehicle traveling east on Highway 12 on Oct. 15, sustained substantial front end damage after a wheel became detached from a commercial 5 ton truck about 2 km west of StettlerThe wheel rolled into oncoming traffic, striking the victim. No injuries were sustained.

A 2001 GMC Sierra truck struck a train at the railway crossing on Range Road 201, about 1.3 km west of Stettler, a few feet north of Highway 12 at 5:10 p.m on Oct. 14. Road conditions were icy and the truck was nearly able to stop before it struck the slow-moving train. The truck sustained considerable front-end damage while the slow moving train did not. Police, fire and ambulance responded but only minor injuries were reported.

A 91 year-old female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle making a turn, at the junction of 47 Avenue and 62 Street in Stettler on Oct. 18 at 4 p.m. It appears the pedestrian was not in the crosswalk. The impact sent the victim to Stettler hospital with non life threatening injuries.

On Oct. 19, a 1988 Chev Cavalier traveling west on Highway 12 in Stettler town limits at 8:15 p.m. left the roadway, crossing 47 Avenue, striking a tree and a 1996 GMC Sierra truck and then rolled, coming to rest on its roof on. The driver was transported to hospital by EMS suffering from undetermined injuries. The injured driver in the collision is a 20-year-old male from Stettler. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

THEFT

A garage situated in the 4800 block of 47 Street in Stettler was broken into on Oct. 6. Among the items stolen were a red generator, perhaps 2500 watt, and a compound hunting bow.

On Oct. 10, a business in the 4900 block of 50 St in Stettler was found broken into and property was stolen.

In the Botha district, a Husquavarna chainsaw was reported stolen from outside a residence on Oct. 14.

On Oct. 17. propane tanks were stolen off a recreational vehicle parked on private property in the 5200 block of 59 Street Close in Stettler. As well, a residence was broken into in the 6200 block of Spruce Drive.

On Oct. 19, a storage compound was broken into in the Buffalo Lake area of the county and a trailer containing various snowmobiles was stolen. As well, a green 2006 Kawasaki 750 CC motorcycle was stolen from private property in the northeast area of the County of Stettler.

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