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Arrests in Peers end Alberta and BC crime spree

On February 25, 2016, Edson RCMP, with the A search warrant executed on a residence linked to contrary to Section 88(1) of the Criminal Code;
assistance of Penticton RCMP, attended a residence the individuals in Peers yielded a significant amount -Unsafe Storage of a Firearm contrary to Section
in the hamlet of Peers, Alberta, and effected the of stolen property including numerous firearms, 86(1) of the Criminal Code;
arrest of individuals wanted on outstanding arrest explosives, vehicles, motorcycles, electronics, -Possession of a Firearm while knowingly
warrants for charges in British Columbia. The identity documents, and a large amount of unauthorized contrary to Section 92(1) of the
following three individuals were arrested: methamphetamine. Criminal Code; and,
-Bree-Anne Buhler, 21 years old, of Kelowna, The three individuals have been jointly-charged -Possession of Methamphetamine for the Purpose
British Columbia; with 17 offences that include the following: of Trafficking contrary to Section 5(2) of the
-William Gaddy, 25 years old, of Osoyoos, British -Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over Controlled Drugs and Substances Act;
Columbia; and, $5,000 contrary to Section 355(a) of the Criminal Additional Criminal Code charges were laid
-Waylon Faulhafer, 22 years old, of Scotch Creek, Code; against each individual as follows:
British Columbia. -Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under -Buhler – 7 charges - Fail to Comply with
The three individuals have subsequently been $5,000 contrary to Section 355(b) of the Criminal Probation Order and Fail to Comply with
linked to a crime spree involving break-and-enters Code; Recognizance.
and thefts that spanned across numerous -Possession of an Explosive contrary to Section 82 -Gaddy – 3 charges - Fail to Comply with
communities in both British Columbia and West- of the Criminal Code; Probation Order.
Central Alberta since January. -Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose -Faulhafer – 1 charge - Possession of a Firearm
Contrary to a Prohibition Order.
The RCMP investigation is ongoing and additional
Not getting a fire permit charges are anticipated.

could come at a cost Edson

Medical Centre
Not having a burn permit after March 1 may cost Yellowhead County office. Campground fires and Medical Centre
you significantly – even if you don't start a wildfire burn barrels within this area do not require a permit
or grass fire. Make sure you get your free permit but may be restricted later in the season if fire
for any existing or new fires. levels reach a fire ban. Fire permits for the rest of offers
Starting March 1, all burning activities in the county can be obtained by contacting Alberta's
Tuesday and
Yellowhead County, excluding campfires and burn Agriculture & Forestry department. Tuesday and
barrels, will require a fire permit. Yellowhead Fire permits let Yellowhead County know where
County residents are reminded to take extra care authorized fires are planned and they help us to Thursday
while burning this spring, as dry conditions and notify you if conditions change. There are a variety
strong winds can fuel fast burning grass fires. of reasons why the fire hazard in your area might
Evening Clinics
“Fire permits will be required for any new or go up – and you might not be aware that they're Evening Clinics
existing burn in the Yellowhead County,” says happening. When we have your permit information,
Yellowhead County Deputy Fire Chief Cory we can notify you so you can put out your fire –
Chegwyn. “And we're reminding everyone to take and avoid starting a bigger one and steer clear of
all the necessary precautions during any type of potential charges and monetary costs.
burn on their property.” Tips & Info on new burns and existing winter
If you burn without a permit and accidentally start burns:
a wildfire – or even if firefighters are sent to check -Permits are required for brush piles, transfer
your burn – you may be held responsible for any sites, and field, grass or stubble burns.
firefighting or other costs. Agricultural producers -Fire incidents can be reduced by keeping burns
and other businesses, as well as property owners, small and by always having firefighting equipment
should ensure their fire preparedness plans are in on hand.
place to quickly respond to potential wildfire -Fires that are not completely extinguished can
situations. smolder underground during the winter months and
The Yellowhead County fire permit area covers resurface in the spring as a wildfire.
the area north of Highway 16 and east of Highway Contact the Yellowhead County Fire Department
22. Yellowhead County fire permits for this area are at 1-800-665-6030 for more information.
free and available through Fire Guardians at either

RCMP responded to 17 theft complaints P INSTALLATIONS P
* Furnace Replacement
* Furnaces/Air Conditioners
by Adrienne Tait calls, three false or charges of possession of charges were laid * Residential Heating Packages
abandoned 911 calls, stolen property, and two regarding drugs, family * Electronic Air Cleaners
E d s o n R C M P two impaired operations requests to locate a orders and agreements, * Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
c o n d u c t e d 9 7 of a motor vehicle, three missing person were f a m i l y r e l a t i o n s , * Sheet Metal Work
investigations into a Liquor Act violations, investigated during the indecent act, municipal FREE ESTIMATES
number of offences four instances of lost or week. bylaw violation, an
during the week of found property, two S i n g l e i n c i d e n t information file, and Email:
February 22 to 28. calls for assistance, two i n v e s t i g a t i o n s o r trespassing.
The largest number of * Furnace Replacement 4640 3 Avenue Phone: (780) 723-3553
Edson, AB T7E 1C2
complaints were theft * Furnaces/Air Conditioners Authorized Dealer Fax: (780) 723-3552
complaints which * Residential Heating Packages
* Electronic Air Cleaners
numbered 17, followed * Humidifiers/Air Exchangers MATS & COVERALL
* Sheet Metal Work
nine suspicious persons
or vehicles, and three SPACE FOR RENT
complaints regarding
causing a disturbance. OR LEASE
RCMP investigated (108 50 Street)
two sudden deaths, five
cases of assault, seven
traffic collisions, two
cases of fraud, and two Approximately 1,000 sq. ft.
cases of harassment or $1,200/month
criminal harassment.
Five alarms or false
alarms, five Mental or call DAVID at 780-517-2727
Health Act violations,
four mischief or damage 108 50 Street, Edson
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