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Fraud Prevention Month

March 2017
marks the 13th Anniversary of Fraud Prevention Month in Canada.  Fraud Prevention Month is a month-long crime
prevention initiative aimed and educating and information consumers and the
community on how to recognize, report and stop…


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Arrest of Armed Robbery Suspect Kenton Boyle

On February 26, 2017, Kenton Boyle, the subject of an arrest
warrant issued by the Medicine Hat Police Service was arrested in Saskatoon,
Saskatchewan for several offences, unrelated to the armed robbery incident that
occurred in Medicine…


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Drugs, Cash, and Shotgun Seized in Medicine Hat Raids

Following two separate investigations in Medicine
Hat last week, ALERT has
seized a shotgun and more than $30,000 worth of drugs and proceeds of crime.

ALERT Medicine Hat’s organized crime team made the
arrests and seizures…


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Update on Search for Owner of WWI Medals

The Medicine Hat Police Service would like to thank the
public for the overwhelming support and information received in response to a
request for assistance, in an effort to locate the owner of two WW1 medals that


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Male Wanted in Connection to Homicide Investigation Located

The Medicine Hat Police Service
can confirm that Leonard Robert Terence BEAULIEU, age 24, who was wanted for
second degree murder, was arrested without incident on February 13, 2017 in
Winnipeg, MB.

BEAULIEU…


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MHPS Response to Opioid Crisis

In a media release issued by the Government of Alberta on
February 7, 2017 it was identified that fentanyl and other opioids continue to
have a deadly impact on Alberta communities.

“Last year, 343 people…


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Two Charged in Connection to Stolen Property and Marihuana Grow Op

On February
3, 2017, members of the Medicine Hat Police Service Priority Street Crimes Unit
executed a search warrant on a residence located in the 800 block of 3 Street
SE, after receiving information about stolen property…


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Local Cocaine Trafficking Network Dismantled

Four Medicine Hat residents were
arrested following a two-week investigation into a local cocaine trafficking
syndicate.

The Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS)
Organized Crime Section concluded the investigation on February 4, 2017 with a
search…


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Meth and Heroin a Growing Community Concern

The MHPS
seized an unprecedented amount of heroin (52.5 grams) and methamphetamine
(1,474 grams) in 2016.  These volumes represent a 400% increase in
methamphetamine, and an almost 700%  increase in the volume of heroin
seized as…


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Carfentanil Seized in Medicine Hat

The Medicine Hat Police Service has confirmed the first
documented seizure of the dangerous synthetic opioid, carfentanil, in Medicine
Hat.  Carfentanil is an analog of the
synthetic opioid fentanyl but is 100 times more potent then fentanyl…


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