Crime

  • Weapons complaint investigated after witnesses report gun fi...
    City police are investigating after witnesses reported hearing gun shots in the southeast Thursday morning.  Officers responded to a weapons complaint near 32 Avenue and 33A Street in the neighbourhood of Silverberry at around 10 a.m. After shots were fired, a dark-coloured minivan was seen fleeing the area southbound on… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Crown, defence dispute whether accused planned triple killin...
    Reporter Paige Parsons reports from an Edmonton courthouse on the trial of Mickell Clayton Bailey, who is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his aunt Roxanne Berube, her boyfriend, Daniel Miller, and Berube’s 16-year-old daughter, Jazmine Lyon. ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Police seek armed and dangerous suspect in slaying of woman ...
    City police are on the hunt for a 35-year-old suspect they allege broke into a north Edmonton home and killed a woman.  Kenneth Richards, who is considered armed and dangerous, is wanted on a string of charges, including second-degree murder, in connection with the death of Brittany Vande Lagemaat, 25.  Police… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • ‘Gotta wait until it’s dark to do my thing’...
    Court heard divergent theories Wednesday about what a man on trial for three counts of first-degree murder was planning to do the night a family was shot to death in a rural residence near Edson.  “Mickell Bailey had a plan, and set that plan in motion on Nov. 27, 2015,â€�… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Man accused of nightclub assault has charges stayed due to t...
    A man who was accused in the assault of another man at a downtown Vancouver nightclub has had his case thrown out due to unreasonable delay. In June 2016, Christopher Irwin was one of five men charged with assaulting Huanghe Guo at the Playhouse Nightclub on New Year’s Eve in… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Edmonton police didn’t notify public of murder charge ...
    Edmonton police did not release any public information about a murder charge laid in a baby girl’s 2016 death because of “unusual circumstances,” a spokeswoman says. Brandon James Calahoo, 22, pleaded guilty to criminal negligence causing the death of Raelyn Supernant in Edmonton’s Court of Queen’s Bench on Wednesday.  Supernant… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Federal government appeals immigration order releasing convi...
    The Canadian government has appealed an immigration order allowing convicted B.C. gunman Aram Ali out of jail pending the gang associate’s deportation to his native Iraq. Last Friday, Immigration and Refugee Board member Laura Ko said she believed Ali should be allowed to stay with his family in Calgary until… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Police-reported hate crime numbers lower in Alberta, higher ...
    Canada may not be as inclusive as its citizens like to think, according to new figures on hate crimes against Jewish populations in the country. Hate crimes targeted at Jewish individuals rose 24 per cent to 221 in 2016 from 178 in 2015, according to Statistics Canada, despite a decrease… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Fast-moo’ving cattle lead firefighters, police on leng...
    A pair of young cattle kept first responders hoofing it Monday night after they hopped a fence and went on the lam along the icy North Saskatchewan River. The hours-long chase involved multiple fire crews, two ranchers on horseback and even a police helicopter, Edmonton Fire Rescue Services spokeswoman Maya… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Hells Angels lawyers argue undercover evidence inadmissible ...
    An undercover police officer who discussed an international cocaine deal with Kelowna Hells Angel David Giles testified Tuesday that he never tried to steer Giles to specific answers during their 2012 conversations. The officer, whose identity is shielded by a publication ban, continued his evidence on the second day of… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Anti-Semitism on the rise in Alberta: B’nai Brith audi...
    Fires set outside a Jewish school, stolen Israeli flags and hate mail sent to synagogues were among 22 cases of anti-Semitism reported in Edmonton last year, according to B’nai Brith Canada. The cases contributed to what the Jewish human rights advocacy organization said was a rise in anti-Semitism across the… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Death of man who vanished in 2017 deemed a homicide
    The death of a man who disappeared last year has been deemed a homicide, police said Tuesday. Chad Stevenson, 41, was last seen in the Cy Becker neighbourhood on Nov. 7, 2017.  His vehicle, a 2006 Pontiac Montana, was found March 20 near 51 Street and 162 Avenue. Police erected a large white… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Former Mountie sentenced to six years for sexual assaults on...
    KAMLOOPS â€” A former police officer and youth sports coach who used his authority and trust in multiple communities to groom teenaged boys before sexually assaulting them has been sentenced to six years in a federal penitentiary. Alan Davidson was taken into custody by sheriffs at the conclusion of a sentencing… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Woman’s head hit repeatedly against vehicle in random ...
    Edmonton police were searching for a male suspect after a woman was randomly attacked as she was leaving her vehicle in the Clareview Transit Centre parking lot on April 11. The woman, 41, was grabbed from behind while searching inside her vehicle about 6 a.m., police said. The suspect grabbed… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Investigators share criminal profile of suspect in Marrisa S...
    Homicide investigators are hoping a partial criminal profile of the person they believe murdered Burnaby teen Marrisa Shen will help generate more tips from the public. Shen, 13, was killed in what police say was a random attack on the evening of July 18, 2017. She was last seen leaving… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Homicide files mount in April, detectives now probing Monday...
    The death of a 25-year-old woman found by police after a weapons call in north Edmonton on Monday will be the ninth homicide of the year if confirmed. The death follows three April homicides and two in March. There were no homicides in February. The city recorded three killings in… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Live: Hells Angels civil forfeiture trial continues today
    A long-awaited civil forfeiture trial against the Hells Angels is underway. The civil forfeiture case began in 2007 when the government seized the Hells Angels’ Nanaimo clubhouse, alleging that it had been used for criminal purposes. The director of civil forfeiture later made the same allegations in lawsuits he filed… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Edmonton defence lawyers watch Legal Aid funding talks, no p...
    Defence lawyers in Edmonton who take on Legal Aid cases won’t follow the lead of their Calgary counterparts in halting free work they do in an attempt to force the province to increase funding.  Criminal Trial Lawyers Association president Dan Chivers said that while his membership is experiencing the same… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Police converge on northside apartment building
    Police have converged on a north Edmonton apartment building after an area weapons call.  The tactical team was called out to the scene near 143 Avenue and 82 Street about 2 p.m.  More to come. ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Police probe into barrels of fentanyl ingredient from China ...
    Tracking devices on barrels of a fentanyl pre-cursor imported from China led police to arrest an Edmonton-area man on drug-related charges, court heard Monday. Dean Clayton Abbott, 43, pleaded guilty in Court of Queen’s Bench to one count of possession of trifluoromethylphenylpiperazine — known as TFMPP, which can be combined… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Live: Hells Angels civil forfeiture trial begins in B.C. Sup...
    A long-awaited civil forfeiture trial against the Hells Angels begins today. The civil forfeiture case began in 2007 when the government seized the Hells Angels’ Nanaimo clubhouse, alleging that it had been used for criminal purposes. The director of civil forfeiture later made the same allegations in lawsuits he filed… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Police arrest man wanted in attack at Southgate Centre
    Police have arrested a man wanted for the killing of a 61-year-old who died in hospital after being attacked when he tried to stop a robbery at Southgate Centre last week. According to a Monday news release, Jordan Martin Cushnie, 23, was arrested by Lac La Biche RCMP Sunday evening.… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Patients hold rally for embattled Sherwood Park doctor
    A suspended Sherwood Park doctor accused of professional misconduct and defrauding the government is actually a talented, caring physician who should be allowed to keep practising medicine, a group of his patients said Sunday. About 25 patients of Dr. Vincenzo Visconti staged a rally at the legislature Sunday morning to… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Mall attack victim remembered as ‘old-fashioned guy,&#...
    A 61-year-old man who died after a brutal beating in Southgate Centre last week is being remembered as an “old-fashioned guy, like the strong hero in old Western.” Iain Armstrong was attacked around 10 a.m. Tuesday when he tried to stop a thief at a kiosk near the Bunches Flower Co. outlet where… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Sexual assault suspect arrested in city’s north side
    An Edmonton man wanted after a Friday morning sexual assault was arrested in north Edmonton Sunday morning, say police. Officers responding to a 2:30 a.m. suspicious persons call near 160 Avenue and 90 Street arrested Adam Basque, 28, on outstanding warrants for sexual assault and unlawful confinement.  A 36-year-old woman… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime4 weeks ago
  • Man wanted in connection with early morning sexual assault
    An Edmonton man who allegedly assaulted a 36-year-old woman in the early hours of Friday morning is wanted on provincewide arrest warrants. The assault happened at about 4:30 a.m. Friday in the area of 50 Street and 101 Avenue, police said.  Police say the man approached the woman at a business and… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Judge lambastes Legal Aid Ontario after it foots bill for wo...
    In a landmark decision, an Ontario judge has ruled that Legal Aid’s ongoing support of Kathleen Anne Worrod was an “abuse of process� that undermined the public interest and wasted precious judicial resources meant for low-income Ontarians. ... more
    TheStar -Investigation1 month ago
  • Man wanted for second-degree murder after attack at Southgat...
    Provincewide warrants have been issued for a man wanted for the killing of a 61-year-old who died in hospital after being attacked when he tried to stop a robbery at Southgate Centre. Police on Saturday released the name and photo of Jordan Martin Cushnie, 23, wanted for second-degree murder, robbery,… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Calgary police probe shooting deaths in Evanston
    Calgary police were called just after 3 p.m. on Friday to the community of Evanston where officers found two men dead in the front seats of a Nissan Murano. â€�Right now, our homicide unit is investigating the offence,â€� said duty Staff Sgt. Sean Gregson on Friday night. â€�We do not… ... more
    CH -Crime1 month ago
  • Catalytic converter, copper thefts spike, warn St. Albert RC...
    A pile of copper wire and catalytic converter thefts in St. Albert since December have RCMP warning drivers to take precautions.  RCMP say they see thefts of copper wire and catalytic converters —nwhich contain platinum, rhodium and palladium — rise along with commodity prices for precious metals.  The cost to… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • ‘The state has abrogated its duty to its citizens̵...
    An Edmonton judge criticized the province for its “willingness to trample on Charter rights” by its widespread failure to provide timely access to bail hearings, according to reasons for a decision filed Thursday. Provincial court Judge Renée Cochard expanded on her March ruling from the bench to stay charges against… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • UN gang associate ordered released pending deportation
    United Nations gang associate Aram Ali will be released into the community while awaiting deportation to his native Iraq despite submissions by the Canada Border Services Agency that he is a danger to the public. Immigration and Refugee Board member Laura Ko ruled Friday that placing the convicted gunman on… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime1 month ago
  • Victim of attack at Southgate Centre dies in hospital
    A 61-year-old man badly beaten in an attempted theft at Southgate Centre earlier this week has died in an Edmonton hospital, his family said Friday. Iain Armstrong was taken to University of Alberta Hospital with life-threatening injuries after he tried to stop a thief at a nearby kiosk just after… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Convenience store bandit gets 10 years behind bars for robbe...
    A man who committed a series of masked, armed robberies at south Edmonton convenience stores in 2017 was handed a sentence of 10 years and four months in prison Friday. Between January and May 2017, Justin James Taylor carried out seven robberies, during which he was masked and brandished a… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • New charges laid in 2017 Peace River homicide
    More charges have been laid in the 2017 slaying of a Peace River man whose body was found last year in a burned-out holiday trailer, Mounties said Friday. The remains of 20-year-old Lawrence Robert Butt were found by police last May 17 in a trailer located on Reno Road East,… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Impaired driving causing death charge laid in 2017 fatal cra...
    A 25-year-old man is facing numerous charges including impaired driving causing death in connection with a traffic fatality in the city’s northeast late last year, police said Friday. Police allege a Plymouth Acclaim driving north on Manning Drive struck a westbound Chrysler Intrepid travelling west on 17 Street at around 6:15 a.m.… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Guilty pleas expected in Jonathan Bacon murder trial
    Three men charged with the 2011 murder of Red Scorpion gangster Jonathan Bacon are expected to plead guilty to lesser charges when the case resumes on May 1, Crown spokesman Dan McLaughlin confirmed Friday. A new indictment was sworn this week against Jason McBride, Jujhar Khun-Khun and Michael Jones. All… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime1 month ago
  • First-degree murder charge laid, warrants issued after 76-ye...
    First-degree murder charges have been laid against one man and warrants issued for another after a 76-year-old — shot through a basement door of an Alberta Avenue rooming house â€” was slain in September.  Nexhmi “Nickâ€� Nuhi died after being shot while inside the 11119 94 St. house on Sept. 13, 2017.  Police arrested… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Metro Vancouver transit police track down armed robbery susp...
    Metro Vancouver Transit Police came to rescue after a Vancouver restaurant was held up at gunpoint Thursday night. The incident happened at around 10 p.m.  Police say a man entered the business on West Broadway near Cambie Street with his face covered. Armed with what appeared to be a handgun, the… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime1 month ago
  • Child airlifted to hospital after crash near Beiseker
    Air ambulance crews transported a young child to hospital Friday morning after a collision between two vehicles near Beiseker.  RCMP, Emergency Medical Services and STARS air ambulance crews responded to the collision on Highway 9 and Range Road 271 at around 10 a.m. An RCMP collision analyst was on scene… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Man found dead by fire crews in Rundle Heights home a homici...
    A man whose remains firefighters discovered after responding to a fire at a Rundle Heights townhouse was a victim of homicide, say city police. Edmonton’s medical examiner conducted an autopsy Thursday and confirmed Evan James Auger, 34, died from blunt force trauma. Firefighters found the man dead inside the home near 113… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Grocery shoppers alarmed by purse-snatching scam at Richmond...
    York Regional Police is sending out a warning, along with descriptions of three suspects related to the purse-snatching at the Bayview and Wellington Street East store. ... more
    TheStar -Crime1 month ago
  • Judge stays Public Health Act charges against Edmonton landl...
    A provincial court judge has stayed proceedings against a group of Edmonton property owners because of delays in bringing the case to trial. The case dealt with dozens of alleged defects at a home owned or controlled by four individuals and an Alberta numbered company. Lawyers for Alberta Health Services… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Manslaughter charge stayed in death of elderly Edmonton man
    A woman set to be tried for manslaughter had planned to argue she acted in self-defence before the charge was stayed by the prosecution, her lawyer said. Celina Jennifer Kelly, 53, was charged in the death of 73-year-old Pragalthan Narainsamy Naidoo, who was found dead in a three-storey apartment building at… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Health minister eyes tougher sanctions for sex offenders in ...
    Alberta should consider new legislation to better protect and notify patients about health professionals who have committed sexual offences, Health Minister Sarah Hoffman said Thursday. Hoffman said her staff has been in touch with counterparts in Ontario, which last year increased the list of sexual abuses that trigger mandatory cancellation… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • ‘Bureaucratic black hole’ played a part in teen&...
    Kyleigh Crier was able to hang herself thanks in part to group home recommendations disappearing into “a bureaucratic black hole,” a fatality inquiry has found. The inquiry, conducted by provincial court Judge F.K. MacDonald, also found Crier’s significant mental-health issues — and the teenager’s previous suicide attempts — were not… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Feds not doing enough to keep organized crime out of medical...
    The federal government is not doing enough to keep organized crime out of the medical marijuana business, B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said Thursday. Farnworth was reacting to two recent Postmedia News stories about full-patch members of the Hells Angels being involved in medical pot in B.C. This week, Postmedia reported… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime1 month ago
  • Judge concludes his Charlie Brown comments do not warrant mi...
    A judge who compared a criminal defence lawyer’s conduct to a Charlie Brown character has dismissed a mistrial application filed in the case. Lawyers for Kurtis Trey Josephs, who has pleaded not guilty to offences involving pimping two underage girls, argued that the trial judge, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Kenneth… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime1 month ago
  • Ian Mulgrew: Eight years of denial from serial child rapist
    Serial child rapist Ibata Noric Hexamer, a former DJ and political organizer for several city councillors and the federal NDP, has spent years wasting court time. Arrested in 2010, he pleaded guilty in 2012 to three charges of sexual assault with a weapon (a knife), one of sexual assault, and… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime1 month ago
  • Ajax man charged in 3 cases of sexual assault on subway
    The assaults on the TTC’s Yonge-University line took place over a two-week period beginning April 4. ... more
    TheStar -Crime1 month ago
  • Male youth charged with human trafficking after teen girl fo...
    A male youth has been charged with human trafficking for sexually exploiting a teen girl for profit, say city police.  Officers in March received a tip that the young girl may have been involved in the sex trade, said a Thursday news release from city police.  Officers found the female… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Paula Simons: Wrong lights in the wrong place couldn’t...
    Chloe Wiwchar was 16 on the Sunday night she died, struck by a pickup truck in a marked crosswalk near her home.  Like many teens, she’d documented her life on Facebook and Instagram. That digital diary tells us that she was beautiful. And funny. On Facebook, she described herself as… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • WATCH: Uncle of fatal hit-and-run victim speaks about family...
    Quentin McGie, Chloe Wiwchar’s uncle, speaks about his family’s loss at the intersection where his niece was hit by a vehicle around 11 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the crosswalk at Tower Road and Kingsway near her home in Edmonton. A woman places flowers for Chloe Wiwchar who was hit… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • WATCH: St. Albert man sentenced to seven years for Ponzi sch...
    A St. Albert man was sentenced to seven years in prison for a Ponzi scheme that bilked $6 million from investors. Wade Closson earlier pleaded guilty to 53 counts of fraud over $5,000, related to an $11-million mortgage investment scheme in which he lost millions for over 50 investors — including… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • ‘Predatory’ St. Albert fraudster going to prison...
    A judge found a St. Albert man was motivated by “greed” when he sentenced him to seven years in prison Wednesday for a Ponzi scheme that bilked investors of about $6 million.  Wade Closson, 47, earlier pleaded guilty to 53 counts of fraud over $5,000, related to an $11-million mortgage… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Prayers for Southgate mall beating victim as police seek sus...
    As police continue to search for a male suspect in a violent robbery, friends and strangers alike were praying for the man hospitalized after the Southgate Centre attack. Police said there were no updates about the 61-year-old’s condition as of Wednesday afternoon. The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Lawyer for Kinder Morgan protesters criticizes court process
    A lawyer for more than a dozen protesters arrested at Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline project has criticized the court process that has been set up to deal with the case. On Wednesday, Chilwin Cheng told B.C. Supreme Court Justice Kenneth that he appreciated the need for case management of… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime1 month ago
  • ‘Sheeplike’ drug trafficker who helped beat man ...
    A Grande Prairie drug trafficker who helped beat a man to death with a pipe was sentenced to 7-1/2 years in prison for manslaughter Wednesday. Tommy Paul, 33, pleaded guilty in Edmonton earlier this month to the 2015 killing of Adrian Snider. Paul was one of four people charged in… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Edmonton firefighters find body at house fire
    Edmonton police were investigating after firefighters found a body Wednesday at a townhouse fire. Seven fire crews and other officials were sent to a blaze in one unit at the Rundle Heights complex near 113 Avenue and 29 Street around 8:40 a.m. and had it under control within about 20… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Alberta Children’s Services worker charged after R...
    A Fort McMurray man employed with Alberta Children’s Services is facing child pornography charges after “thousands” of images were discovered on work computers, says the province’s joint police team.  A 60-year-old man employed with the department was charged after an April 11 arrest in Leduc by the Internet Child Exploitation… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Speed demons: RCMP nab speeders clocked at 190km/h on Anthon...
    Hey Vin Diesel, this isn’t the Fast and The Furious. Over the past few weeks, Strathcona County RCMP members have been receiving several complaints regarding excessive speeding on Anthony Henday Drive (Highway 216). So much so that this past weekend officers dedicated six hours of enforcement on the highway where… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • As Alberta’s private security industry surges, what ha...
    Last September, Bert Skeete decided to visit West Edmonton Mall.  The Mississauga, Ont., resident was vacationing in Edmonton and planned to explore the famous shopping centre on one of his afternoons in the city. But instead of leaving with shopping bags, the 79-year-old was lifted up and carried from the… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Triple first-degree murder trial for rural Edson killings ge...
    Prosecutors are alleging that a man was “hiding in the darkness” outside an Edson-area home before he carried out a plan to kill and rob the family inside in November 2015.  Mickell Clayton Bailey is on trial for three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his aunt by… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Police working on long-term fix for youth “crimes of b...
    With summer approaching and days growing longer, Vancouver police say they have all hands on deck to find a solution to a recent spate of violence and harassment along Commercial Drive involving youth committing “crimes of boredom.” Since April 7, shop talk along the Drive has focused on a message… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime1 month ago
  • Hells Angel facing B.C. civil forfeiture suit dies of suspec...
    A member of the West Point Hells Angels died of a suspected overdose last week while in the middle of a court case with the B.C. Civil Forfeiture office. Lukasz Cimoszko, 36, was found dead near Barriere, RCMP Sgt. Janelle Shoihet confirmed Monday. She said there was nothing suspicious about… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime1 month ago
  • Body discovered in northeast Edmonton identified as missing ...
    Homicide detectives have identified a body discovered in the city’s northeast Monday as that of a man missing since last November, police said Tuesday. Chad Stevenson, 41, was reported missing by family members on Nov. 7, 2017, after he was last seen in the Cy Becker neighbourhood. Stevenson’s 2006 Pontiac… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Calls mount for naming suspects in police shootings
    Another Alberta law enforcement organization has added its voice to criticism of the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team’s decision to withhold names of two attackers in recent police shootings. Howard Burns, executive director of the Alberta Federation of Police Associations, said it’s time for ASIRT to abolish its policy of not releasing… ... more
    CH -Crime1 month ago
  • Edmonton doctor convicted of sexual assaults allowed to prac...
    An Edmonton family doctor who sexually assaulted a female patient and a nurse has been allowed to return to work under certain restrictions. Dr. Ismail Taher, 40, can practise medicine again as long as he has a chaperone when seeing female patients, participates in a monitoring program and works with… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Lawyer released on $50,000 bail after fatal Edmonton hit-and...
    An Edmonton lawyer charged in a crash that killed a 16-year-old pedestrian paid $50,000 to be released on bail Tuesday. Shane Stevenson, 47, is charged with impaired driving causing death, driving with a blood-alcohol level over 80 mg causing death, and hit-and-run causing death in relation to the death of Chloe Wiwchar.… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
  • Court hears closing arguments in West Edmonton Mall waterpar...
    Bikers crowded an Edmonton courtroom Tuesday in support of the six teenage complainants of an alleged sexual assault in West Edmonton Mall’s water park.  Lawyers made closing arguments in the provincial court trial for Soleiman Hajj Soleiman, who is charged with six counts of sexual assault and six counts of sexual contact with… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Crime1 month ago
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