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3 Adults Charged with Drug Trafficking in St. Albert

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Following an extensive investigation, the St. Albert RCMP Drug Unit concluded a drug trafficking investigation with the arrests of one St. Albert man and two St. Albert women.  The arrests were made following the execution of a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) Search Warrant at a Forest Lawn address in St. Albert where the following items were seized:

  • Meth
  • Opiod based drugs
  • A large quantity of Canadian Currency
  • A Tazer
  • Pepper Spray
  • Psilocybin
  • Cannabis Marihuana

Matthew CORMIER, age 33, Wanda THOMPSON, age 36, both of St. Albert, have been charged with:

  • 2 counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance
  • 4 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • 2 counts of Possession of Proceeds of Crime Under $5000
  • Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public Peace
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.

Jaydh SINGH, age 19, of St. Albert, has been charged with:

  • 4 counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance
  • 2 counts of Possession of Proceeds of Crime under $5000.

All three subjects are scheduled to appear in St. Albert Provincial court on July 31st, 2018.

If you have information about this crime and would like to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), online at p3tips.com, or with the P3 Tips app. Crime Stoppers does not collect information about your identity. A tip leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

The St. Albert RCMP also has a Drug Tip Line, 780-460-3784, where members of the community can call anonymously to report information related to suspected drug trafficking.

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Photo of suspect vehicle leads to arrest in hit and run fatality

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From Red Deer RCMP

Update 2: Red Deer RCMP apprehend suspect in hit and run

Red Deer, Alta. – With assistance from the public, the Red Deer RCMP GIS unit has arrested the suspect involved in the fatal hit and run that occurred on Sunday, August 9. Additional information will be released later this week.

Red Deer RCMP thank the public for their assistance in identifying the vehicle and driver in question

 

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Update 1: Red Deer RCMP providing photos of suspected hit and run vehicle

Red Deer, Alta. – On Sunday afternoon, a male pedestrian was fatally injured after being hit by a passing vehicle on Highway 2A north of Red Deer, near the railroad tracks.

Red Deer RCMP are now able to release multiple photos of the suspect vehicle, in hopes that the public will be able to assist in locating the vehicle and driver. An update to the vehicle description has also been provided:

  • Black or dark blue 2000-2006 GMC Yukon SUV
  • Truck was hauling a flat deck trailer with a blue scooter on it

The last known direction of travel of the vehicle was westbound on RR391 towards the C&E Trail.

If you witnessed the incident, know the suspect vehicle or know the driver involved, please contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

 

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Central Alberta man charged with killing doctor at clinic to appear in court

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RED DEER, Alta. — A man accused of killing a family doctor at a walk-in clinic in central Alberta is to make his first court appearance today.

Deng Mabiour of Red Deer, Alta., is charged with the first-degree murder of Dr. Walter Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two.

The 54-year-old suspect is also charged with assault with a weapon and assaulting a police officer.

RCMP say it was not a random attack and the two men knew each other through the clinic.

“In 27 years of policing I’ve never seen a doctor attacked like that,” said RCMP Supt. Gerald Grobmeier.

RCMP received a 911 call Monday reporting an assault in progress at the Village Mall Walk-in Clinic just after 11 a.m. Mounties arrived within minutes.

Reynolds was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Grobmeier would not say what weapons were used in the slaying, but a witness told media outlets that a man had a machete and hammer.

Mabiour was arrested at the scene.

The attack in broad daylight in a medical clinic shocked many physicians.

“I think a lot of them are looking over their shoulder today and are quite anxious,” said Dr. Peter Bouch, who works at a different Red Deer clinic. Both he and Reynolds were originally from South Africa.

Bouch said physicians need to speak to the mayor and RCMP to figure out how to make exam rooms and offices safer.

Grobmeier said RCMP are willing to consult with doctors if they want to enhance safety protocols but he said attacks like this are rare.

“You just can’t overreact. This is devastating. There’s no doubt about it but this also is not the norm,” he said.

“I do want to assure the public that they are safe. This was not a random attack.”

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on Aug. 12, 2020

 

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press

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