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Hinton RCMP investigate stolen snowmobile and trailer

Photograph of snowmobile. | RCMP photo Hinton RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating a stolen snowmobile and trailer. These items were stolen from a turn out on the north side of Highway 16, approximately 1.5 kilometres east of Folding Mountain Brewery, during the night of March 27. The snowmobile is described as: 2018 Yamaha Sidewinder Snowmobile (grey).It has an Alpha One mono rail and track (uniq ...

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Edson RCMP arrest female in possession of stolen pick-up

Peter Shokeir | editor@fitzhugh.ca Edson RCMP arrested a female for being in possession of a stolen pick-up truck after police learned of the truck's location through its GPS system. On March 4, police received a report at about 2 a.m. of a stolen pickup from a business located around 50th Street and 1st Ave in Edson. A short time later, police were notified of the truck's location from the on-board GPS sys ...

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Edson RCMP arrest male for uttering threats

Peter Shokeir | editor@fitzhugh.ca Edson RCMP arrested a male for uttering threats following an incident at a local business in Edson on Feb. 25. An employee had noticed a male loitering and looking into garbage cans. When the employee asked the male to leave, the suspect allegedly told the employee he would be back later in the night to kill the employee. The employee returned inside and called the Edson R ...

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Jasper RCMP remind public to secure vehicles

Jasper RCMP encourage people to make sure their vehicles are locked at all times in order to prevent theft. | J.McQuarrie photo Joanne McQuarrie, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter | reporter@fitzhugh.ca Lock it or lose it: that’s a reminder from Jasper RCMP to the community to keep their valuables safe from theft. “It’s to make sure people lock their vehicles and hopefully their houses, keep their belong ...

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Banff RCMP seeking suspects who assaulted man

Banff RCMP seek the public’s help to identify two males related to an assault that occurred in Banff on Feb. 12. | Supplied photos Peter Shokeir | editor@fitzhugh.ca Banff RCMP are looking to identify two men who allegedly assaulted a third man outside the Park Distillery restaurant on Banff Avenue on Feb. 12. Just before midnight, police responded to a 911 call of an injured male. Police say the three men ...

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Jasper RCMP warn of spike in scam calls

The Jasper RCMP wants the public to be aware of a recent spike in tele-market scam phone calls in our community. There have been increased reports of victims being contacted over the phone by individuals claiming to be a part of the Canada Revenue Agency, Canada Border Services, or other government agencies. These individuals will claim that the victim has a warrant for arrest or owes fees to the government ...

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Edson RCMP arrest male on outstanding warrants

Peter Shokeir | editor@fitzhugh.ca Police have arrested a 41-year-old male on warrants out of the Edson RCMP Detachment and other RCMP jurisdictions. On Jan. 28 at about 11:15 a.m., Edson RCMP responded to a report of a male damaging property near a residence in Marlboro, a hamlet west of Edson. Police attended the location where a male was arrested on outstanding warrants, but no charges were laid in relat ...

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Male charged for damaging vehicle in Edson

Peter Shokeir | editor@fitzhugh.ca Police are charging a male for damaging a vehicle and resisting/obstructing a peace officer after an incident at a local business on 4th Avenue in Edson on Jan. 15. At around 10:20 p.m. that day, Edson RCMP responded to a report of suspicious activities, specifically regarding a male reportedly attempting to break into a vehicle. Upon arrival, police found that the male ha ...

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Two Edson males charged for theft of truck

Peter Shokeir | editor@fitzhugh.ca Edson RCMP are charging two males for the theft of a truck. On Jan. 17 at around 2:35 a.m., police observed a vehicle driving on Edson Drive with no tail lights illuminated and conducted a traffic stop. Officers learned that neither the driver or passenger were the owner and they could not produce any valid documentation for the vehicle. The vehicle was towed and the drive ...

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Mechanic truck stolen out of Hinton

A photo of the stolen truck. | Supplied photo Peter Shokeir | editor@fitzhugh.ca A F-550 Mechanic Truck was stolen out of a business located along East River Road in Hinton earlier this week. Between Jan. 2 at 1 p.m. and Jan. 3 at 4 a.m., a suspect rode a blue mountain bike to the business then entered and stole the vehicle from a bay. The vehicle is a 2012 F-550 Extended Cab 4x4 mechanic truck that is dark ...

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