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police in Edmonton are urging drivers to be safe on slippery roads by reminding them their city is "not a level in Mario Kart." In posts shared to facebook and twitter Thursday, the force said it received dozens of property damage collision reports in the span of four hours.
Edmonton police released disturbing video Thursday of a December hit-and-run that left two pedestrians with serious injuries. police hope the video will help them find the driver of the van. On Dec. 13, police were called to the intersection of 96th Street and 71st Avenue in the Hazeldean neighbourhood.

The Edmonton police Commission chose Curt Griffiths, a professor of criminology at Simon Fraser University, to lead a review after a CBC News ... The Edmonton police Commission sent a statement Wednesday to CBC News, saying Griffiths's experience with police-related research makes him well suited ...
Two men and a woman are facing a total of 90 fraud and weapons charges after credit card information stolen from unsuspecting hotel guests in Red Deer was used to supply Edmonton's drug trade with illegal stun guns. The investigation began in October 2016 when the Edmonton police cyber crimes ...
In a news release on Tuesday, the Edmonton police Service (EPS) said the people who were inside the Ford Escape were "associated to a suite in the hotel," and four suspects were arrested; two in the lobby and two in a suite. EPS said officers found two handguns in the hotel suite. Sheldon Morrison, 33 ...
The Edmonton police Service may be the most secretive in the country when it comes to identifying homicide victims. That's the conclusion reached by lawyer and Ryerson Journalism professor Lisa Taylor. "Edmonton, it sounds like, is really standing out as an area where this misguided, well-intentioned, ...

Edmonton police officer injured in shooting that killed Const. ... Jason Harley, a former sergeant with Edmonton police Service (EPS), is six months into his new career as a lawyer with Brownlee LLP, but his career as a police officer is never too far from his mind - in fact, Harley's law firm at commerce Place ...
Officers checked a total of 3,530 vehicles, the Edmonton police Service said in a news release Thursday. The numbers this year are "almost identical" to those from 2016, said Sgt. Robert Davis. "We were expecting those types of numbers, since our number of operations was very similar throughout the last ...
A convicted sex offender likely to reoffend against someone under the age of 16 will be living in the Edmonton area, the Edmonton police Service is warning. EPS is seeking a recognizance order on 45-year-old Corey Smith, who will be monitored by the police's behavioural assessment unit, said a news ...
Edmonton police said investigators had determined the death of a driver in a collision in mid-December was the city's 30th traffic fatality of 2017. police said at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday, December 16, officers were called to a collision in the area of Anthony Henday Drive and 109 Avenue. It's alleged a white ...
Edmonton police say they've found a discarded rifle hours after asking residents of a west-end neighbourhood to check for it on their properties. The rifle was thrown away in the La Perle neighbourhood early Tuesday near 96th Avenue and 180th Street. police said a 32-year-old man broke into a vehicle ...
A veteran Edmonton police officer has been suspended for 30 hours without pay after being accused of assaulting his now ex-wife in 2015. Const. Binoy Prabhu was arrested and charged with assault Nov. 5, 2015, after his then-wife called 911 the day before, saying during a verbal argument, Prabhu ...
Homicide detectives are asking for public assistance after the suspicious death of a young man whose body was found in southeast Edmonton on New Year's Day. police have identified the deceased as 21-year-old Ruben "Ben" Baker. Baker's death is considered suspicious, and the Edmonton police ...
Edmonton police will not be ready to enforce cannabis-impaired driving laws in time for legalization, according to chief Rod Knecht. In a year-end interview with Metro, Knecht said he expects to see an uptick in impaired driving in 2018 - but without tools to accurately test for pot the way breathalyzers test for ...
It's a service that's often taken for granted and one that's always expected to be there when there is an emergency: 911. That's why the Edmonton police Service recently made a major investment to ensure there's always someone available to answer the call. In Edmonton alone, police have answered ...
On Friday, Edmonton police spokeswoman Cheryl Voordenhout said an investigation into the mysterious homicide is still ongoing. police have been tight-lipped about the death, refusing to reveal the date or location of the homicide, or any identifying information about the victim. Voordenhout added police ...
A 22-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 48-year-old man who died early in the morning on Christmas Day. While an autopsy is expected to be conducted on Thursday, the Edmonton police Service (EPS) said the manner of death has been deemed ...

Edmonton police search for pair of parcel thieves. Trevor Robb More from Trevor Robb. Published on: December 22, 2017 | Last Updated: December 22, 2017 4:12 PM MST. police are searching for two suspects believed to be responsible for separate instances of parcel thefts in southeast Edmonton. Edmonton.
For the third time this year, the Edmonton police Service (EPS) is asking the public for help finding a 25-year-old man they consider "violent and dangerous." On Thursday evening, police said they have issued arrest warrants for Torrie Evan Nepoose on three counts of breach of recognizance. They say he ...
"The Edmonton police Service wants to make it clear we will continue to enforce the laws as they stand today with respect to drug trafficking, specifically illegal cannabis operations," Perka said. "By using the word dispensary, we're kind of adding some legitimacy to it -- and with all the information that we ...
City police are not talking about a homicide quietly added to the tally of such deaths in the city in 2017. In year-end interviews Tuesday, Edmonton police Chief Rod Knecht said the number of homicides had increased to 41 from 40. Speaking on behalf of the Edmonton police Service on Wednesday, Scott ...
Out of more than 1,800 Edmonton police officers, 18.9 per cent are women, 7.6 per cent identify as a visible minority, and 2.9 per cent are Indigenous, EPS said. But about 50 per cent of people in the Edmonton economic region are women, 27 per cent identify as a visible minority, and six per cent identify as ...
Edmonton police have released video of a suspect seen setting fire to a Christmas display outside a west-end grocery store. At around 8 a.m. on Dec. 17, police received a report of an arson at the Superstore on Stony Plain Road and 173 Street. The video shows a lone male walking around a display of ...
Edmonton police Chief Rod Knecht could seek another term at the helm of the city's police force. Knecht's contract is set to expire in October 2018, but the chief said renegotiating another term is something he will consider over the holidays. "I came into this job with some thoughts, some ideas, a vision on ...
Legalizing marijuana will tie up police resources and risks clogging the court system, Edmonton police Chief Rod Knecht says in a blunt assessment of Canada's plan to legalize the drug by next summer. "I don't think we're going to be ready," Knecht said during a year-end interview at Edmonton police ...
When asked if Edmonton's police force is ready for the legalization of marijuana in Canada next year, Chief Rod Knecht's answer was blunt. "No." There are too many questions about the drug and not enough time to answer them, Knecht told CBC News in a year-end interview on Dec.18. "We're not ready," ...
Edmonton police are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a south-side residence on Monday morning. police responded to a call for assistance at a home near 73 Avenue and 77 Street at about 3:30 a.m. on Christmas Day. Officers found a 48-year-old man dead inside. Edmonton ...
Edmonton police search for pair of parcel thieves. Trevor Robb More from Trevor Robb. Published on: December 22, 2017 | Last Updated: December 22, 2017 4:12 PM MST. police are searching for two suspects believed to be responsible for separate instances of parcel thefts in southeast Edmonton. Edmonton.
"The Edmonton police Service wants to make it clear we will continue to enforce the laws as they stand today with respect to drug trafficking, specifically illegal cannabis operations," Perka said. "By using the word dispensary, we're kind of adding some legitimacy to it -- and with all the information that we ...
For the third time this year, the Edmonton police Service (EPS) is asking the public for help finding a 25-year-old man they consider "violent and dangerous." On Thursday evening, police said they have issued arrest warrants for Torrie Evan Nepoose on three counts of breach of recognizance. They say he ...
Out of more than 1,800 Edmonton police officers, 18.9 per cent are women, 7.6 per cent identify as a visible minority, and 2.9 per cent are Indigenous, EPS said. But about 50 per cent of people in the Edmonton economic region are women, 27 per cent identify as a visible minority, and six per cent identify as ...
City police are not talking about a homicide quietly added to the tally of such deaths in the city in 2017. In year-end interviews Tuesday, Edmonton police Chief Rod Knecht said the number of homicides had increased to 41 from 40. Speaking on behalf of the Edmonton police Service on Wednesday, Scott ...
Edmonton police have released video of a suspect seen setting fire to a Christmas display outside a west-end grocery store. At around 8 a.m. on Dec. 17, police received a report of an arson at the Superstore on Stony Plain Road and 173 Street. The video shows a lone male walking around a display of ...
Edmonton police Chief Rod Knecht could seek another term at the helm of the city's police force. Knecht's contract is set to expire in October 2018, but the chief said renegotiating another term is something he will consider over the holidays. "I came into this job with some thoughts, some ideas, a vision on ...
Edmonton--police in Edmonton are trying to piece together why a candlelight vigil for a missing 32-year-old mother and teacher ended in violence. Dozens of people turned out near city hall Sunday evening in support of Nadia Atwi, a Lebanese woman who disappeared Dec 8. During the speeches ...
Edmonton police released this sketch of a man wanted in connection with an incident last Friday. By: Metro Staff Published on Fri Dec 15 2017 02:56:00. Edmonton police released a sketch Friday of a suspect wanted in connection with an alleged attempted kidnapping of a 14-year-old east of West Edmonton Mall on Dec 8.
The association negotiates collective agreements and handles work environment issues for Edmonton police Service (EPS) members. Elliott defeated Sgt. Cory Huculak, an acting vice-president of the Edmonton police association who is a beat officer in north Edmonton. Walsh could not immediately ...
Retired police officer Joseph Grandish, who served first with the town of Jasper Place then with the Edmonton police Service for 31 years, recalled one of his first investigations as a rookie cop, the shooting of Dick Butler in 1958, at the final 125th anniversary ceremony for the Edmonton police Service on ...
Ali Fneich's voice quavered when he spoke about his missing wife Thursday before the public and the media at Edmonton police headquarters. Nadia Atwi, a 32-year-old kindergarten teacher, was last seen by her husband at around 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 8 at their home near 48th Street and 146th Avenue.
Edmonton police will provide an update Thursday at 3 p.m. on the disappearance of 32-year-old Nadia Atwi, who was seen last seen in northeast Edmonton last Friday. Atwi requires medication and may be confused, a police release had said. She was last seen near 48 Street and 146 Avenue around 6:30 ...
Edmonton police have released a photo of a white van believed to have struck two pedestrians in south Edmonton Wednesday evening before fleeing the scene. police said in a news release that they hope to identify the driver. The pedestrians -- a 49-year-old woman and a 64-year-old man -- were hit ...
Edmonton police are searching for a van and its driver after two people were hit in a marked crosswalk late Wednesday afternoon. police said the two pedestrians were hit in the area of 71 Avenue and 96 Street at about 5:15 p.m. and were taken to hospital with serious injuries. They said one of the victims ...
A man in a stolen pickup led police on a chaotic chase through the outskirts of Edmonton early Wednesday, hitting fences, parked vehicles and forcing another driver off the road. The chase lasted more than an hour, and finally came to an end in Nisku, where officers pursued the suspect on foot and used a ...
Getting behind the wheel with a splitting headache, bleary eyes and a deep sense of regret can be just as bad as driving drunk, Edmonton city police say. Ahead of the holiday season, members of the Edmonton police Service's impaired driving unit -- along with the city, Ford and the Oilers Entertainment ...
Driving the morning after a night of drinking can be just as dangerous and getting behind the wheel impaired. That's the warning from Edmonton police as we head into the holiday season. "It's quite common for us to intercept drivers the morning after who are impaired and fail a roadside screening device," ...
A 42-year-old man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being stabbed north of Whyte Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, according to Edmonton police. They said officers responded to a stabbing they believe happened in an alley in the area of 97 Street and 83 Avenue at about 4:20 ...
Edmonton police are investigating the death of a truck driver whose tractor-trailer left the road and crashed into a light post on Anthony Henday Drive on Monday. The 2015 Freightliner was eastbound on the Henday at Gateway Boulevard at about 8 a.m. when it veered off the road, police said. The truck ...
Edmonton police Service arrested and charged a 52-year-old Edmonton man for allegedly engaging in sexual acts with two male youths. ... Edmonton police have charged Majed "Mark" Zeitouni, 52, with sexual assault (x3), sexual interference (x3), invitation to sexual touching (x3), utter threats and breach ...
The Edmonton police Service may have it. Catherine Griwkowsky More from Catherine Griwkowsky. Published on: December 1, 2017 | Last Updated: December 1, 2017 6:06 PM MST. A screenshot of a photo from a photo album shows wedding pictures. Anyone with information on who the photos belong to is asked to ...
Photos of three suspects were released by the Edmonton police Service (EPS) on Thursday as they try to catch the people responsible for a series of break and enters in parkades in and around Alberta's capital. In addition to Edmonton, the EPS said the RCMP has also been investigating a rash of parkade ...


 

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