Camrose RCMP Report


News Release

June 3, 2019

May 26

At approximately 1900 hrs RCMP received several reports of a possible impaired/dangerous driver on Highway 21. The suspect fled from Police.  Camrose RCMP located the suspect travelling northbound on Highway 21. The suspect vehicle stopped in the northbound lane of Highway 21 which eventually led to a high risk arrest of the suspect. The suspect, Edward SAM was the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, was arrested. SAM is facing a number of charges including Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle, Flight from Police and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Methamphetamine.  

May 31

Bashaw RCMP were dispatched to a collision between a train and gravel truck at an uncontrolled crossing in Camrose County. The driver of the gravel truck sustained injuries as a result. Highway 21 was closed temporarily as the investigation continued. RCMP would like to remind motorists and pedestrians to exercise caution and be vigilant at all rail crossings.