Rocky RCMP Weekly Report: July 5 to 10

By Jessie Weisner (Twitter: @Jessie__Weisner)
July 12, 2018 - 4:48pm

Rocky Mountain House RCMP are sharing a number of calls they responded to over the last week, including a cocaine bust.

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On July 5 at 10:23 a.m., a white 2006 Ford F250 was stolen from a residence in Rocky overnight. The Alberta license plate is SYN545. Police continue to investigate.

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On July 5 at about 10:00 p.m., police received a 911 call of a dangerous drive on Highway 752. An early 2000s white Ford SUV was travelling eastbound with three youths standing on the roof and others hanging out of the window. Mounties say the possibly-intoxicated males were screaming to “go 160km/h.” Police are looking for information to identify the vehicle and driver.

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On July 6 just after 1:00 a.m., police received a call about a couple who were smoking crystal meth together at a residence in Rocky. Police attended and dealt with the matter.

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On July 6 at 2:46 a.m., police assisted a female at the detachment who was dropped off by a cab after getting a ride home from Red Deer. She said her friend in Rocky was supposed to pay for the cab, but was not answering the door. The female had no way of paying for the cab, so she was dropped off at the police station for her own safety. Police found her a safe place to stay the night at a local shelter.

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On July 6 at 8:00 a.m., police say a local tow yard was broken into. A male was seen fleeing the yard after being confronted by an employee and a sawed-off shotgun was left behind. Police are investigating.

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On July 6 just after 8:00 a.m., an auto parts store in Rocky reported an attempted break and enter to a shop overnight, where door knob was found cut off. The incident remains under investigation.

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On July 6 at 11:39 a.m., police received a complaint from a local Rocky bank saying a female was causing a disturbance by yelling after she was not given cash without providing ID. The individual left prior to police arrival.

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On July 7 at 12:53 a.m., police received a 911 call of a group of people going through a vehicle in Rocky. The intoxicated individuals were located, arrested and issued violation tickets. One male youth was also arrested on outstanding warrants and breaches.

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On July 7 at 9:26 a.m., a license plate was stolen off a white Ford pickup truck overnight in Rocky. The Alberta license plate is bzx-4041.

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On July 7 at 11:35 a.m., police received a report of a female in the middle of the street in Rocky, waving her arms, yelling at people and causing cars to stop. Police attended and arrested the woman, who was high on drugs and wanted on outstanding warrants. The subject has been remanded for court at a later date.

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On July 7 just before 8:00 p.m., police received a report of a break and enter to a shop on Range Road 4-5 near Township Road 380-1 in Clearwater County. Nothing was stolen, but a number of locks were cut and windows to the shop were broken.

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On July 8 at 4:31 a.m., a young adult male was arrested at a Rocky convenience store for impaired driving. The vehicle had been taken without the owner’s consent by his grandson, who let his intoxicated friend drive. The vehicle was seized for 30 days, and the male will be in court at a later date.

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On July 8 at 3:46 p.m., a vehicle stopped in front of the RCMP detachment and laid on the horn, attracting the attention of the police. One male got out and ran away from the vehicle. Police spoke to the elderly male driver who advised that his son had pulled a knife on him. The male was apprehended after a brief pursuit. Charges are pending.

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On July 10 at midnight, police stopped a vehicle for speeding in Rocky. The adult male driver and female passenger were arrested for possession of cocaine. The female was also arrested on outstanding warrants. Further charges are pending.

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On July 10 at 8:39 p.m., police received a complaint from an officer on O’Chiese First Nation of a male who had just gone through a vehicle and stolen a number of items. The adult male was arrested and the items were returned to the owner. Charges are pending.

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On July 10 at 10:40 p.m., police received a report of a suspicious vehicle driving slowly and creating a lot of smoke on Township road 37-1 in Clearwater County. Police located the vehicle parked at a residence, and one adult male was arrested for having outstanding warrants.

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