Police name accused in Tuesday’s robberies and highway chase

first_imgThe two were arrested after a stolen black Dodge Ram pickup truck was stopped near Farmington after police set up a spike belt to deflate the vehicle’s tires. Police have released the names of two suspects accused after two robberies and a police chase down the Alaska Highway on Tuesday.John Robert Kalita and Nicole Danille Alexander are both from Grande Prairie and are facing charges in relation to a robbery at the Dawson Creek No Frills and the Wholesale Club pharmacy, before fleeing from police on the Alaska Highway.- Advertisement -The 26 year-old Kalita is charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000, robbery, flight from a peace officer and possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose.The 24 year-old Alexander is charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000 and flight from a peace officer.Kalita has been remanded in custody and is expected to make his next court appearance on in Dawson Creek Provincial Court on May 17.Alexander was released on bail, Thursday, and is expected back in court on May 24.Advertisementlast_img read more

CRIME FIGURES SHOW WORRYING RISE IN SEX OFFENCES IN DONEGAL

first_imgCrime figures released for the Donegal Garda Division have shown an increase of up to 30% in sexual assault and rape offences.A total of 43 such offences took place in Co Donegal in the second quarter of this year (April to July) compared to 30 for the same period last year.However, overall the majority of crime across Co Donegal is down in almost all areas. The most significant drop has been in the public order and disorderly conduct area.Disorderly offences have dropped from 382 to 232 while public order offences have dropped from 420 to 264.The number of people caught drink-driving in this period has also dropped from 88 to 71.There has also been a significant drop in the number of people caught damaging property with the numbers dropping from 219 to 160. The general drop in major crime has been welcomed by Labour Party Senator Jimmy Harte.He said “The decrease is welcomed in Public order and Disorderly conduct and I wish to commend the tireless work of local Gardai who are on the beat despite operating with reduced resources.“The figures, which were released by the CSO, show that burglaries and public order in particular are decreasing in many parts of rural Ireland.”  CRIME FIGURES SHOW WORRYING RISE IN SEX OFFENCES IN DONEGAL was last modified: September 25th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more