March 16th, 8 AM
Update from EPS:
An off duty Calgary Police Service member spotted Hjalte and Noah while driving. Hjalte was arrested by RCMP in Okotoks and remains in custody. Hjalte is facing a charge of abduction under the Criminal Code, Section 283(1). Noah will be returned to his father.
March 16th, 5:30 AM
The Amber Alert for Noah Ducharme has been cancelled.
Noah and his mother were located in Calgary at approximately 5:30 a.m. Noah is unharmed.
Friday 11:45 PM
The Edmonton Police Service is issuing an Amber Alert for a child who was abducted today (March 15, 2019) at 2:50 p.m. from the Waverley Elementary School in the area of 68 Street and 89 Avenue.
Noah Ducharme, age 8, is 4 feet tall, approximately 70 lbs, with short brown hair, wearing a dark green hoodie, light coloured jeans, and yellow and black Nike prescription glasses.
Noah was abducted by his mother Brianne Hjalte, 31, who is described as 5’7” tall, approximately 180 lbs, with dark shoulder length hair, wearing a dark jacket and dark pants.
Hjalte and Noah left the area on foot heading westbound on 89 Avenue. They are believed to be travelling in a 2008 Silver, Jeep Patriot with Alberta plate Z W K 8 4 4.
It is believed that Noah is in imminent danger. The public is advised to not approach the suspect.
Anyone who sees this vehicle, Hjalte or Noah, is asked to call EPS immediately by calling the complaint line 780-423-4567, or #377 from your mobile phone.
Update: New charges laid in connection to extensive damages to Edson Provincial building
An additional Criminal Code charge has been laid against a male who allegedly drove his truck through the Edson Provincial building on May 11, 2019.
Kelvin Brent Zawadiuk (35) of Edson faces an additional charge of public incitement of hatred. He remains remanded into custody and is due to appear in Edson Provincial Court on May 21, 2019.
At approximately 9:30 am on May 11, 2019, Edson RCMP received a complaint of extensive damage to the Provincial Building and Provincial Court House in Edson, Alberta. Investigation revealed that a lone male stole a vehicle from the ATCO Electric compound next to the Provincial Building, drove through the fence, through the east entrance to the Provincial building, through the building and exited the west side of the building. Anti-Semitic messaging was written throughout the building.
Zawadiuk has also been charged with:
– Break & enter
– Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
– Theft of truck
– Mischief under $5000 (x2)
– Fail to comply with probation order (x2)
Vehicle stolen in Red Deer recovered in Fort Saskatchewan… 2 arrested
From Fort Saskatchewan RCMP
Fort Saskatchewan RCMP Traffic/Crime Reduction Unit Recover Stolen Vehicle
On May 8, 2019, the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP Traffic/Crime Reduction Unit recovered a stolen vehicle and charged two occupants with various property related offences.
Shortly after midnight, the Traffic/Crime Reduction Unit located a vehicle reported stolen out of Red Deer, Alberta while conducting proactive patrols in the downtown area of Fort Saskatchewan. The occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody without incident.
A search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of merchandise determined to have been stolen from the 7-Eleven minutes prior to the arrest. A large amount of packaged tools and identification documents, from people residing in various locations within the Province, were also located and believed to have been fraudulently used to obtain credit cards.
Rachel Taylor (20) of Bon Accord, Alta. and Brendyn Beaulieu (28) of Red Deer County, Alta., are facing numerous charges, some of which include:
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
- Theft Under $5000
- Possession of Break In Instruments
- Unauthorized Possession of a Credit Card
The Fort Saskatchewan RCMP Traffic/Crime Reduction Unit, through the use of intelligence led enforcement, are committed to public safety and the reduction of crime in our community.
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