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Noise complaint leads to assault on police officers in Jasper

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August 10, 2019

Jasper RCMP respond to noise complaint; police officers assaulted

Jasper, Alberta – On August 10, 2019 at approximately midnight, Jasper RCMP officers were called to Pine Bungalows for a noise complaint.

On scene, RCMP officers made contact with a 31 year old female from White Rock, British-Columbia. Police checks revealed that she had a warrant for her arrest out of Edmonton so she was taken into custody for same.

The husband of the female then came out of a cabin and interfered with officers as they were taking his wife away. The 29 year old male also from White Rock, British-Columbia was being very disruptive and belligerent which caused multiple guests to come out of their cabins wondering what was the cause of such disturbance. He was arrested for obstructing the enjoyment of a property. During his arrest, the male physically resisted officers and uttered threats against them.

While Jasper RCMP officers were attempting to take the 29 year old male into custody, a friend of his physically interfered with the arresting officers and was arrested for obstructing a police officer. His wife ran up to he scene and assaulted one of the officers. She was placed under arrest but a significant altercation ensued which resulted in police deploying a Conducted Energy Weapon (Taser) on her. While officers were taking her into custody, her handcuffed husband kicked one of the officers who was on the ground.

Additional police officers along with a Parks Canada Law Enforcement Warden were called to the scene and safely took all the involved parties into custody.

This investigation resulted in the following Criminal Code charges:

29 year old male from White Rock, British-Columbia:

– Mischief under $5000

– Resisting arrest

– Uttering threats

– Breach of a recognizance

28 year old male from Edmonton, Alberta:

– Obstructing a police officer

– Assaulting a police officer

28 year old female from Edmonton, Alberta:

– Assaulting a police officer

– Assaulting a police officer

– Resisting arrest

No charges were brought forward against the 31 year old female from White Rock, British-Columbia. She was taken into custody on her arrest warrant.

All suspects are scheduled to appear in Jasper Provincial Court on September 12th, 2019.

As charges have not been sworn yet, no names will be released.

 

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Arrest made and child rescued in cross-border investigation

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February 19, 2021
Child rescued in cross-border investigation

Calgary… A 37-year-old Fort St. John man has been arrested by ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation unit for allegedly offending upon his daughter.

Following up on a tip, that was initially submitted to the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) team based in Calgary, investigators were able to identify a B.C. suspect allegedly uploading child sexual abuse materials online. Further investigation revealed the photos were of the suspect’s young daughter.

ICE alleges that the suspect had been distributing the photos to another user online. The suspect was arrested on February 8, 2021.

“Our primary concern was the health and well-being of that child. Once we received that tip, our investigators sprang into action and made an arrest as quickly as possible,” said Sgt. Randy Poon, ALERT ICE.

“These types of crimes don’t respect borders or boundaries. The cooperation and enforcement between partners needs to be seamless and this file is an example of the efforts underway to detect, deter and investigate child exploitation files,” said Cpl. Madonna Saunderson, RCMP B.C. North District.

Law enforcement from across Canada, including ICE, the Calgary Police Service, Fort St. John RCMP, RCMP’s National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre, and United States’ National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, collaborated on the investigation.

The suspect’s name is not being released in order to protect the identity of the victim. The victim and family members are receiving help from a variety of specialized support services, and children’s services is involved.

A number of computer and electronic devices were seized for forensic analysis. ICE’s investigation is ongoing.

The 37-year-old man has been charged with:

  • Making child pornography;
  • Distributing child pornography;
  • Possessing child pornography;
  • Accessing child pornography; and
  • Several firearms offences.

Anyone with information about this case or any child exploitation situation is asked to contact their local police or to report their concern anonymously at www.cybertip.ca.

ALERT was established and is funded by the Alberta Government and is a compilation of the province’s most sophisticated law enforcement resources committed to tackling serious and organized crime.

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Suspicious death in NE Edmonton

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Police investigating suspicious death in northeast Edmonton

Feb 17, 2021

The Edmonton Police Service is investigating the suspicious death of a 38-year-old male that occurred this morning in northeast Edmonton.

At approximately 8:30 a.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, Northeast Division patrol members responded to a trouble unknown call at a residence near 139 Avenue and 35 Street.

Upon arrival, members found a male at that residence in medical distress. Paramedics treated and transported the male to hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Homicide Section has since taken over the investigation, and no further details are available at this time. An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday morning.

Anyone with information about the circumstances surrounding this suspicious death is asked to contact EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

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