Suspects hunted from Lac La Biche to Wetaskiwin

Police Dog Services help catch six suspects

Wetaskiwin, Alberta (Sept. 22) – Wetaskiwin and Leduc RCMP have six people in custody following an incident which began early this morning in the area of Lac La Biche. The RCMP can confirm that all suspects have been located and arrested and there is no public safety concern.

Early this morning, a situation unfolded in Lac La Biche and continued into Redwater. The suspects travelled through multiple RCMP detachment areas. A pursuit was initiated which involved RCMP and Edmonton Police Service, ending up in the Wetaskiwin RCMP detachment area.

The suspects fled on foot in the Wetaskiwin area and as a result of employing Police Dog Services, those five suspects are currently in custody. An encounter with a second vehicle occurred and a member discharged his firearm. That suspect has been taken into custody unharmed and ASIRT is investigating the discharge of the member’s firearm. The RCMP are actively investigating these incidents with the assistance of support units.

No further information is available at this time, but an update will be disseminated once available.

Just Posted

Sentencing postponed in Castor triple homicide

Jason Klaus and Josh Frank will appear in court again Feb. 14th

Break and enter to residence with robbery in Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin RCMP report several charged after home invasion, assault

Leduc drug unit makes third significant drug bust of 2018

Six people charged after Jan. 17 raid in Leduc area

Wetaskiwin RCMP arrest one male after shots fired

Neighbours called police, said they heard gunshot, glass breaking Jan. 18

Four charged in armed Samson Cree Nation home invasion

Suspects tied to prior forcible confinement case

Season opener ice race

Ice races held annually on Pigeon Lake

Back to work: U.S. government shutdown ends after Democrats relent

Short-term spending measure means both sides could see another shutdown stalemate in three weeks

Bell Media, NFL take appeal over Super Bowl ad rules to top court

At issue is a ban on substituting American ads with Canadian ones during the game’s broadcast

Sentencing postponed in Castor triple homicide

Jason Klaus and Josh Frank will appear in court again Feb. 14th

Cougar window shops at Banff grocery store

An RCMP officer spots a cougar outside an Alberta grocery store

$130K could get you on a dive to the Titanic

Hot summer ticket: $130K could get you on a dive to the Titanic off Newfoundland

UK’s Princess Eugenie, daughter of Prince Andrew, engaged

Princess Eugenie, the daughter of Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, will marry Jack Brooksbank in Autumn 2018

German nurse charged with 97 more murders

Niels Hoegel, serving a life sentence for two murders, has been indicted in nearly 100 more killings.

Two men guilty in murders of Alberta family could face 75 years

The pair were found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Klaus’s parents and sister in a rural home near Castor, Alberta

Most Read