Beiseker RCMP lay charges following theft of boat from rural residence

The Beiseker RCMP have one 30-year-old male in custody following the theft of a boat, and an unusual incident where the stolen boat ended up in a ditch.

On August 1, at approximately 11:55 a.m., the Beiseker RCMP received a complaint that a suspect in a black Dodge truck stole a boat and trailer from a residential property and was last seen entering Irricana. An RCMP officer in a marked police car travelling westbound into Irricana witnessed the suspect truck travelling eastbound toward him at

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“Operation Dry Water” reminds you to boat sober this long weekend

Drinking and boating accounts for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian waterways. In 2018, the Canadian Safe Boating Council along with our enforcement and Search & Rescue agencies are also concerned about the potential impact of legalization of recreational marijuana and the increase in use and abuse of prescription narcotics on boating incidents and fatalities.

To raise awareness and reduce impairment-related deaths, the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) is launc

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Drumheller RCMP execute search warrant and lay over 50 charges

Nacmine, Alberta - On July 29, members of the Drumheller RCMP executed a Search Warrant on a residence and shop in the community of Nacmine.

The search resulted in over 50 charges laid including the recovery of stolen vehicles, illegally possessed firearms, improperly stored firearms and ammunition, drug possession and possession for the purpose of trafficking charges as well as charges related to forged vehicle documents and tampered VIN plates.

Charged are 36-year-old John McConnell of Nacmin

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Drumheller RCMP arrest wanted male who fled from police

On July 25th, 2018, Drumheller RCMP attended a rural residence attempting to pro-actively arrest a male who previously fled from police.

Darcy Lee Ewing (47), of Starland County who was wanted on multiple outstanding warrants which included resisting/obstructing a peace officer, taking a motor vehicle without consent, and two counts of failing to comply with probation order.

The warrant stemmed from an incident which occurred on July 20, 2018, where it is alleged Ewing fled from police in a veh

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