RCMP Releases

  • Nov. 7, 2013 11:00 a.m.

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Leduc RCMP Looking For Assistance in Identifying Vandalism Suspects. 

      Over the past few weeks, The Leduc RCMP received many calls for service with regards to vehicles that have had their tires slashed while being parked over night. To date, the Leduc RCMP has received over 16 different complaints of vehicles with their tires being slashed. The RCMP have been investigating these incidents and are following up several leads but have made no arrests at this point.  

    Several videos of a possible suspect were taken by a business at a location where a vehicle had its tires slashed.     The male in the photo was wearing a medium coloured blue hooded jacket, hat and darker blue pants, possibly jeans.  The man appears to be approximately 5’10” tall 

with a stalky to heavy build.

    The Leduc RCMP is still investigating this incident and would like to ask the public to notify them if you have information about these events. The RCMP would like to remind the public not to confront the suspect but to contact your local RCMP Detachment at 780-980-7200, or if you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca].  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

    Leduc RCMP Looking For Assistance in Identifying Vandalism Suspects. 

    On the 26th of October, Leduc RCMP were dispatched to an act of Vandalism at the new Daystar Church property on Rollyview road.  A representative of the Daystar Church told officers that the vandalism  had taken place during the night and that a large section of their new Church facility was covered with graffiti. Since this is such a large section of the building that is facing the main road on Rollyview, police believe that there is a good possibility that there may have been witnesses.  Leduc RCMP would like to ask the public to notify them if you have information about this act of vandalism.

 

33 Year Old Man from Millet Alberta Charged With Indecent Act.

    On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Leduc RCMP received a complaint of a male exposing himself and performing an indecent act in front of two 14 year old females in the South end of Leduc near 50th Street.

    The Leduc RCMP immediately responded to the call and attended the area. After conducting an investigation into the matter, Ryan Douglas FENGSTAD, 33, of Millet, Alberta was arrested and charged with the offence.  Investigators at the Leduc RCMP do not believe this was an  isolated incident but believe that FENGSTAD did not pose any physical threat to his victims.

    FENGSTAD was charged with 2 counts of performing an Indecent Act and released on bail with strict conditions.

    FENGSTAD appeared in Leduc Provincial Court and was sentenced to 60 days of imprisonment and 18 months of probation.

Pedestrian Struck by South Bound Semi Tractor Trailer on Highway 2 and Airport Road, Near Leduc Alberta.

 

    On November 4th, 2013, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Leduc RCMP received a call of a pedestrian that was struck by a south bound tractor trailer while walking on the highway. Leduc RCMP, Leduc Integrated Traffic Services Unit and EMS immediately responded to the call and attended the collision scene.  A male was found lying on the highway and pronounced dead at the scene of Highway 2 south bound near the Airport. 

    The road was closed while RCMP collision Analysts conducted their investigation. South bound traffic on highway 2 in that area was diverted along highway 19.        The collision is still under investigation by the Leduc Integrated Traffic services unit and the Leduc RCMP.  The name of the victim has not been released at this time.

Two Pedestrians Dead after Being Struck By Train

    On October 31, 2013 at 11:37 am, Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a report of a pedestrian collision with a train.

    The collision occurred on the rail road tracks located near 50th Street and 50th Avenue in Wetaskiwin, AB. Two adults died at the scene after being struck by a south bound train. Initial potice investigation has determined that one person fell while trying to cross the tracks and the other person turned back to assist, causing both people to be struck by the train.

    RCMP can confirm that the warning lights, bells, and barricades were in effect when the pedestrians were crossing.

Search Warrant Leads to Drugs Being Seized

    

    As a result of an investigation lead by the Wetaskiwin RCMP General Investigation Section, a Judicial authorization was granted to search a residence on October 30. 2013, with the assistance of General Duty members and the Police Dog Service. A residence located in the Jubilee Trailer Court in Wetaskiwin, AB was searched. As a result, 33 year old Allan Michael STRONG of Wetaskiwin, AB was arrested and charged. The search of the residence resulted in marihuana. hash. drug paraphernalia, and more than $1000 being seized. Police also located ammunition for a firearm at the residence.

    STRONG has been charged with 2 counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and 1 count of Possession of Ammunition while Prohibited contrary to section 117.01 (1) of the Criminal Code. He was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to make his first court appearance on November 19th, 2013, in Wetaskiwin, AB.

    The Wetaskiwin RCMP encourages the cooperation of communily members to assist us in the battle against those involved in the drug trade. Only with this cooperation can RCMP reduce and eliminate such activities. Therefore we encourage residents to report any suspicious activities.

    RCMP reminds residents that these activities may include, but are not limited to:

-large amount of foot or vehicle traffic to a specific residence.

-visitors staying for only short periods of time before leaving the residence.

-residences that have blackened or covered windows throughout.

-unusual strong odors emanating from the residence.

-obvious drug transactions observed taking place outside or near the residence.

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