Blackfalds RCMP has laid criminal charges in connection with a fraud investigation in the County of Red Deer. In October of 2012, RCMP began their investigation into an internal fraud reported to police whereby an employee of an unspecified oil field company appeared to be altering financial documents and taking money from the business.
From 2006 to 2011, 36 year old Shelley Davidson of Cochrane, Alberta was employed in a book keeping capacity where her responsibilities included accounts receivable, payroll, and day end returns. Police alleging that during that time, Davidson defrauded the local business is excess of 1 million dollars
With an eye on keeping Alberta’s AAA credit rating, Premier Jim Prentice spoke to reporters today in Calgary about the need for more belt tightening to be done. Prentice says he’s spoken with credit consultants, who have told him that should billion dollar deficits continue, then the..more »
Two arrests were made Friday February 27 in connection with a break and enter and theft that occurred mid-February in the 400 block of Dundee Street SE. On February 15 Police had responded to a report of a break and enter in progress. There was a threat of a firearm being used against the..more »
With the warmer temperatures expected, firefighters are reminding people to take extra caution around water that appears to be frozen over. Warmer weather and wind can create different thicknesses of ice and can create thin spots in the ice. Even if the ice is thick enough in one area, it may not..more »
Two Councillors have very different views on what should be done with the Veiner Centre. Council accepted a report last night that suggested the City look into refurbishing the Centre with the goals of moving a number of Arts groups currently being housed in the Cultural Centre at the..more »