RCMP Leduc Crime Shorts Summary

  • Nov. 1, 2013 1:00 p.m.

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66 Year Old Stony Plain Male Charged With Impaired 

Operation of a Motor Vehicle

  

    On October 19th, 2013 at approximately 3:00 p.m., Leduc RCMP members were dispatched to a call where a vehicle was said to have struck the fuel pumps at Swenson General Store in Rollyview.  Witnesses told police that a man driving a gold colour 1996 Pontiac Transport van struck the Fuel pumps when entering the parking lot at the Service station and was trying to leave the area before police arrived. Witnesses indicated that the man appeared to be severely intoxicated at the time of the collision.

  

    After an Investigation by the Leduc RCMP, Earnest Ronald Stapleton of Stony Plain Alberta, was arrested and charged with;

  

          Impaired operation of a motor vehicle over 80mg%

          Impaired operation of a motor vehicle by alcohol

          Drive uninsured motor vehicle on a highway 

  

    Stapleton was released to appear in Leduc Provincial Court on these charges on December 5th, 2013.

  

Attempted Theft  From 

Vehicles In Leduc

  

    On October 20th, 2013 at approximately 11:15 p.m., The Leduc RCMP received a call of suspicious males walking around parked vehicles on 47 street and Blackgold drive.  Witnesses noted that these individuals wearing dark clothing and hoodies with the hood pulled all the way up appeared to be checking doors on the parked vehicles to see if they were locked or not.  The suspicious males were confronted by one of the witnesses before leaving the scene and before police arrived.     

    The Leduc RCMP are encouraging residents to secure their personal belongings and remove them from their vehicles and be sure to lock their doors before leaving their vehicles unattended, and to report all suspicious activity to their local police detachment at (780) 980-7200. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can provide your information through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or go online to: 

www.tipsubmit.com

  

Leduc Integrated Traffic 

Services Making Alberta 

Roads Safer

  

    The Leduc Integrated Traffic Services Unit along with the Leduc RCMP were busy conducting traffic stops over the Long Weekend.  The Integrated Traffic 

Services Unit has issued 

over 1020 driving related charges on Highway 2 in the Leduc Area in the past 2 months, a highlight of the more serious violations are as follows:

  

24 Hr Suspension – 2 

Careless Driving – 6 

CC Impaired Driver (Refusal)   – 11 

Distracted Driving – 95 Cell Phones

Intersections – 58 (Stop Sign, Light, etc)  

Other TSA Moving Violations – 14

Other TSA Non-Moving Violations – 178 

Provincial Liquor Violation – 7 

Seat Belts (Child Seat) – 25 

Seat Belts (Driver/Passenger) – 49 

Speeding – 503 

Speeding 50+ Over the Limit – 10                 

 

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