Police Shorts

  • Dec. 1, 2011 11:00 a.m.

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Calmar Youths Facing Serious Charges

  On October 30th, 2011 at approximately 1:00 a.m., the Leduc RCMP responded to a 911 regarding an alleged assault in Calmar against a 12 yr. old child.

  Leduc RCMP attended the location along with Emergency Medical Service (EMS). Further investigation resulted in the arrest of two youths who are facing the following charges:

1. Assault Causing Bodily Harm,

2. Sexual Assault,

3. Sexual Invitation,

4. Sexual Interference,

5. Forcible Confinement ,

6. Administer a Noxious Substance.

 Both youths were released on a Promise to Appear with an Undertaking containing numerous conditions.  Both youths will appear in Leduc Provincial Court on December 9th, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.

  The Leduc RCMP believe that this is an isolated incident.  The individuals involved are known to each other.  There has been no information obtained to support that there have been nor will be other victims.

  The name of the victim and the accused persons are not being released as per the Youth Criminal Justice Act. 

  No additional details  surrounding the offence or those involved are being released as the matter is now before the courts.

Alcohol & Speed Believed to be a Factor in Multiple Fatal Collision

  On November 26th, 2011 at approximately 2:45 a.m., Beaumont RCMP were alerted to a single vehicle rollover in the south ditch of  Highway 625 just west of 60th Street.  RCMP immediately attended the location.

  Upon arriving at the scene, RCMP members located a  rolled Dodge Ram pickup truck in the ditch.  Fire Services and Emergency Medical Services were requested to attend the location.  As additional emergency services were arriving on scene, a second vehicle, a Pontiac Grand Am, believed to be involved in the collision was located just west of the Dodge Ram. 

 The RCMP is in the preliminary stages of the investigation and the circumstances leading up to the collision have not been confirmed.

 At this time, RCMP believe that both vehicles were traveling east bound at the time of the collision. Both male occupants traveling in the Grand Am as well as one male occupant from the Dodge Ram Pick up died as a result of their injuries sustained in the collision. One additional male occupant from the Dodge Ram was transported to hospital by STARS Air Ambulance.

  Alcohol and Speed are believed to be a factor in the collision.  Charges have not been laid at this time however, this matter remains under investigation.

  The deceased males, two 18 yr. old males and one 22 yr. old male are from the Leduc County and Beaumont area.  A 28 yr. old male from Beaumont remains in hospital in critical condition.