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Court Report

Red Deer woman jailed for possessing stolen goods

A few more weeks in jail plus a few months on probation have been ordered for a Red Deer woman arrested on Sept. 21, 2015 by police investigating reports of someone driving around the city and pointing an imitation firearm at people on the street.

Madison Leigh Coutre, 24, was arrested late in the day by Red Deer RCMP who saw three suspects walking in the area where they had found the SUV, the suspect vehicle, reported stolen 17 days earlier. READ

Maskwacis woman jailed for stabbing

A Maskwacis woman who has admitted to stabbing another woman to death has been sentenced to 56 months in prison, minus 33 minus for the time she spent in custody awaiting trial. READ

Suspect who dodged bullet jailed

A suspect who quite literally dodged a bullet while running from police has been sentenced after pleading guilty to five of 15 charges laid against him. READ

Suspects in drug case elect to head directly to trial

Trial dates will be set in September for two suspects arrested during a drug raid in Red Deer last fall. READ

Preliminary inquiry set for Gordon Alfred Rogers on first-degree murder charges

A preliminary inquiry will be held next May for a Red Deer man facing first-degree murder charges in connection with the deaths of two women nearly a decade ago. READ

Two suspects charged with assault after stabbing on O’Chiese First Nation

Two men from the O’Chiese First Nation have been charged with aggravated assault after a man was stabbed on Saturday. READ

Two men facing multiple charges after shots allegedly fired at truck

Two Red Deer men are facing dangerous driving and firearms charges after shots were allegedly fired on Aug. 12. READ

Man charged after 2014 fatal dirt bike collision in Sylvan Lake

A Sylvan Lake man faces three serious charges, including drunk driving, following a fatal collision between two dirt bikes that occurred over a year ago in town. READ

Accused acquitted after judge rules search that found 78 kilos illegal

An accused drug trafficker walked free from a Red Deer court on Tuesday after a judge ruled police searched his pickup illegally. READ

Black Knight Inn staff assaulted by suspect with metal pipe

A rowdy hotel guest who whacked a Black Knight Inn employee with a metal pipe and forced another to jump down the laundry chute on Tuesday will have his day in court. READ

Suspects arrested after machete, bearspray used in Eastview robbery

An 18-year-old man will face forcible confinement and weapon-related charges after allegedly wielding a machete and spraying staff with bear spray in order to rob the Express 24 Foodmart on Erickson Drive early Monday morning. READ

Sentencing underway for woman who ordered dog attack

A Sundre woman will soon learn her sentence for ordering her dogs to viciously attack a woman in 2012. READ

Malley trial opens in Red Deer

An Innisfail financial advisor is on trial for the bombing death of an Innisfail woman. READ

Suspect denied right to obtain and instruct counsel: lawyer

Suspected drug trafficker Ahmed Nur was denied his right to speak to a lawyer for 10 hours as police conducted an investigation, his lawyer told court on Thursday. READ

Arson sentencing delayed

Sentencing has been delayed until mid-October for a Red Deer man who has admitted to burning a vehicle alleged to have been involved in a fatal collision. READ

Local pharmacist accused of tampering with prescriptions

Formal charges have been laid against a former Innisfail pharmacist accused of stealing a massive quantity of painkillers from her employer. READ

One of two ATM thefts turned into dismal failure

After his accomplice pleaded guilty on Monday, a Sylvan Lake man decided he’d rather also plead guilty to a string of property crimes than face a two-week jury trial. READ

Central Alberta couple charged with starving their baby

A west Central Alberta couple has been ordered to stand trial, accused of starving their baby. READ

Charges dropped against Innisfail car dealer

Charges have been withdrawn against an Innisfail car dealer accused of theft. READ

Sylvan Lake duo face drug trial next year

Sylvan Lake residents arrested in a drug raid on June 15 will go to trial next summer. READ

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