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Calgary police identify arson suspect they believe could be in Winnipeg
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Calgary police identify arson suspect they believe could be in Winnipeg

Five months after a pair of house fires in Calgary’s Varsity neighbourhood, police have identified a suspect they believe was responsible. Now police are seeking help from the public in locating the man they believe could be in Alberta or Manitoba.Just after 3 a.m. on May 18, the Calgary Fire Department respond to a fire in the 1100 block of Varsity Estates Drive N.W.CCTV footage from the incident showed a man setting fire to a residential shed before fleeing the area, police said. The fire spread to the garage and house. Investigators believe the man was car prowling in the area before setting the fire. Read more: Calgary police release video of suspected Varsity arsonist Read More Calga...
Man dead after vehicle rollover in southeast Calgary: EMS – Calgary
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Man dead after vehicle rollover in southeast Calgary: EMS – Calgary

A man in his 20s has died at the scene of a vehicle rollover in southeast Calgary, according to a spokesperson for Calgary EMS.Police told Global News that officers were called to 58 Avenue and 26 Street S.E. at 8:24 p.m. on Friday after someone reported a single-vehicle rollover to them. They did not disclose what kind of vehicle was involved or how many people were inside.Police said traffic in the area would be disrupted for some time as they investigate what happened. © 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc. Source link
16-year-old dies in northeast Calgary collision – Calgary
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16-year-old dies in northeast Calgary collision – Calgary

A 16-year-old died in a single-vehicle collision in northeast Calgary on Saturday morning. Police said the collision occurred around 7 a.m. on Aug. 27, near 15 Street and 128 Avenue N.E.Two people were inside the vehicle at the time of the collision, a 14-year-old male driver and a 16-year-old male passenger. Police said it is believed the driver made a sharp left turn on a gravel road and lost control of the vehicle, causing it to spin and leave the road before landing on its right side. Trending Stories ‘Tip inflation’: Why Canadians are tipping more than ever Brands could face blowback for Lisa LaFlamme nod, experts warn. Here’s why ...
Calgary Police had a ‘tumultuous’ year in 2021: chief – Calgary
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Calgary Police had a ‘tumultuous’ year in 2021: chief – Calgary

Calgary Police Service Chief Mark Neufeld said 2021 will go down as a “tumultuous” year in the history books, as he and the force’s senior leadership delivered their annual report to a city committee on Thursday. The city’s community development committee heard the police service faced many challenges over the last year, which began with the death of Sgt. Andrew Harnett.According to Neufeld, continued impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, a rise in violent crime, staffing issues and a heavier workload contributed to a significant decline in employee morale in 2021.“We really saw things start to turn back to pre-pandemic levels at a time when we had a tired and frustrated workforce,” Neufeld said.“Notwithstanding the challenges that we navigated during that period of time, our folks ...
Calgary police arrest one man after Peace Bridge vandalized – Calgary
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Calgary police arrest one man after Peace Bridge vandalized – Calgary

The Calgary Police Service said Wednesday it has arrested and charged one man following two separate incidents involving property damage to the Peace Bridge. Police were called to the Peace Bridge at around 4 a.m. on Sunday for reports of a man shattering 70 glass windowpanes along the bridge.Security footage provided by CPS appears to show a vandal smashing around 70 windowpanes panels on the side of the bridge that sits above the Bow River at around 4 a.m. on July 24.Witnesses also reported a man in his 40s was using a hammer and bricks to break the panel. Read more: ‘This is one of the cherished assets we need to protect’: Glass panels shattered on Calgary’s Peace Bridge The CPS said it was also called to another similar incident on Saturday, June 18 at a...