Police search for suspect after sexual assault near south Edmonton school – Edmonton

Police are asking the public for advice as they attempt to locate a suspect in connection with a sexual assault near a south Edmonton school over the weekend. In a press release on Monday evening, police said the attack allegedly took place around 2:50 p.m. Sunday “in the heavily wooded area north of Johnny Bright … Read more

Edmonton Ukrainian National Federation hall vandalized with swastika – Edmonton

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is calling on police to investigate the vandalism of the Ukrainian National Federation Hall (UNF) in Edmonton as a possible hate crime. On Friday, people involved with the UNF found swastikas spray-painted on the building itself as well as on a “Stop Putin, Stop War” banner hanging just next to … Read more

Review shows increased use of force by Edmonton police officers, EPS attributes increase for better reporting – Edmonton

New figures related to police use of force in Alberta’s capital show a significant increase in the number of incidents recorded between 2020 and 2021, but the Edmonton Police Service says this is likely due in large part party to a policy initiative introduced last year to improve reporting of these events. The EPS submitted … Read more

Police shooting investigate near southeast Edmonton school – Edmonton

Police are investigating a shooting in the southeast Edmonton community of Richfield. The shooting happened at about 11 am Thursday in the area of ​​82 Street and 36 Avenue. Police said it was reported that someone had been shot. EMS treated a woman in her 20s on scene and took her to hospital with non-life-threatening … Read more

2 people dead after single-vehicle crash on Calgary Trail: Edmonton police – Edmonton

Two people have died after the vehicle they were traveling in crashed on Calgary Trail, the Edmonton Police Service said Monday night. “Speed ​​is believed to be a factor in this collision,” the EPS said in a news release, adding that an investigation is ongoing. Police said the crash unfolded at about 6:30 pm near … Read more

Police say youth among 2 people charged in Edmonton cannabis store robbery – Edmonton

Charges have been laid in connection with the robbery of a cannabis shop in Edmonton earlier this year where a staff member was held at gunpoint. On Friday, police issued a news release in which they said 19-year-old Victor Corcoran is facing 14 charges, including possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition readily … Read more

Edmonton police officer on administrative leave over protest convoy video – Edmonton

An Edmonton police officer has been placed on administrative leave after a video surfaced on social media that police acknowledge shows her in uniform voicing support for trucker convoy protests largely centered around opposition to COVID-19 vaccine mandates. In an email sent to media outlets on Tuesday, an Edmonton Police Service spokesperson said Const. Elena … Read more