Pursuit case adjourned

Proceedings have been adjourned until Friday against a Red Deer man charged with multiple offences.

Proceedings have been adjourned until Friday against a Red Deer man charged with multiple offences.

Mark Belisle made his second court appearance on Wednesday in relation to charges of dangerous driving, flight from police and possession of stolen property, including a one-ton pickup truck, a utility trailer, an all-terrain vehicle and an Alberta licence plate.

Charges arise from an arrest made at about 7 a.m. on Sept. 19 following a vehicle pursuit. Police alleged in a statement issued later that day that members followed a truck pulling the loaded trailer. The statement further alleges that an arrest was made when the man attempted to flee on the quad that had been mounted on the trailer.

Represented by duty counsel Murray Shack and appearing by closed-circuit TV from the Red Deer Remand Centre, Belisle asked that he be given until Friday morning to speak with Red Deer lawyer Dan Wilson, who is representing him on unrelated matters. Belisle remains in custody.

Just Posted

Child’s body found in river downstream from where boy went missing during flood

Ontario Provincial Police say a fisherman has found the body of a… Continue reading

‘It’s just like we’re forgotten people’: Indigenous evacuees waiting to go home

KAPUSKASING, Ont. — Paul Edwards sits alone at a bare table and… Continue reading

Red Deer record store celebrates its last Record Store Day

The Soundhouse, a guitar and record shop in downtown Red Deer, closes its doors next Saturday

WATCH: On 4—20 Day in Red Deer, marijuana users say legal weed a long time coming

Not wanting to wait for the federal government to legalize recreational marijuana,… Continue reading

Former Central Alberta MLA appealing fine for not protecting a list of 20,000 electors

List included names and addresses of voters in Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre

WATCH: Central Alberta bouldering competition

Central Alberta climbers looked to prove they’re the best at a competition… Continue reading

Child’s body found in river downstream from where boy went missing during flood

Ontario Provincial Police say a fisherman has found the body of a… Continue reading

‘When everybody leaves: Counselling key to help Humboldt move on after bus crash

HUMBOLDT, Sask. — Mary-Jane Wilkinson is worried about what will happen to… Continue reading

Inflation just over 2 per cent for the whole year: It’s fine, says bank governor

WASHINGTON — Canada’s central bank governor says inflation will likely hover just… Continue reading

Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

KABUL — An Islamic State suicide bomber carried out an attack at… Continue reading

WATCH: Red Deer RCMP and Emergency Services play for Humboldt

Red Deer police officers and firefighters laced up their skates to raise… Continue reading

WATCH: Flooding closes portion of Red Deer’s 43 Street

A portion of 43 Street in Red Deer was closed Saturday morning… Continue reading

After air accidents, survivors grapple with flying again

Hundreds of hands grappling with oxygen masks. Flight attendants warning passengers to… Continue reading

Most Read


Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $185 for 260 issues (must live in delivery area to qualify) Unlimited Digital Access 99 cents for the first four weeks and then only $15 per month Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $15 a month