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Sylvan RCMP release drawing of suspect in attempted abduction

Sylvan Lake RCMP have released a composite drawing of a man who tried to get a 12-year-old boy into his vehicle on Wednesday.

At about 4 p.m. a 12-year-old boy was approached by the man who was driving an older grey Honda four-door car near Mother Theresa School in the area of Old Boomer Road in Sylvan Lake. The man drove up to the boy, grabbed him by the arm and then tried to pull him into his vehicle. The youth was able to free himself and run to safety. READ

Drug addict jailed for killing

A Red Deer drug addict who strangled a Potter’s Hands resident to death in 2013 has been sentenced to 13 years in prison. READ

Bitterman pleads guilty to manslaughter as part of deal

Sentencing will be held later this month for a Red Deer man who has admitted to killing a resident of the Potter’s Hands affordable housing complex just over three years ago. READ

Chase ends in more jail time for Red Deer man

The light at the end of the tunnel just got a little dimmer for a Red Deer man sentenced on more charges while already serving a 10-year sentence in a federal prison. 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

RCMP arrest man considered armed and dangerous

A man considered armed and dangerous and facing Red Deer and Blackfalds charges has been arrested. READ

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