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An unfortunate collision happened today at approximately 12:20 p.m., on Highway 32S and Range Road 125.
Photo was submitted by the Whitecourt Flying Club.
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Edson RCMP ask the public’s assistance in locating 56-year-old Tyrone Kellerman. There is a general concern for his safety and well-being.

If you have any information on Tyrone’s whereabouts or have seen this truck, you are asked to contact the Edson RCMP at 780-723-8822 or your local police. See MoreSee Less

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Pincher Creek RCMP and ERT at emergency call

The RCMP Emergency Response Team is at a residence in the town of Pincher Creek following a report of shots fired. The neighbouring residents have been advised and those homes are secured.

A nearby local high school was secured and closed, prior to any student attendance this morning.

There are no indications of any injuries to anyone at this time. The area has been contained and the RCMP can confirm that there is one male involved in this.

An update will be provided when possible. Media and public is requested to stay clear of this police activity. See MoreSee Less

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Mayerthorpe RCMP charge man with aggravated assault after stabbing

On Jan. 28, 2017 at 4:50 a.m., Mayerthorpe RCMP responded to a complaint of a stabbing at a residence in Mayerthorpe.

Members attended and found a male victim had been stabbed several times with a knife at a house party during an altercation with another male. The victim suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and was transported by EMS to an Edmonton hospital. The suspect fled before police arrived. No one else is believed to have been injured during this incident.

Police made extensive patrols in the area, but the suspect was not located.

Dillon Stuart Coulson, an 18-year-old from Lacombe County, was arrested a short time later after turning himself in. He is charged with:

· Aggravated assault – Sect. 268 of the Criminal Code

· Fail to comply with a recognizance – Sect. 145(3) of the Criminal Code

Coulson did not speak to bail and was remanded into custody. He is set to appear in Mayerthorpe Provincial Court on Feb. 9, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. via CCTV in relation to his charges. See MoreSee Less

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