4 Medicine Hat men arrested on child pornography charges: ICE Unit

Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit has arrested four men in connection with a variety of child sexual exploitation offenses in Medicine Hat, Alta. In a news release on Thursday, ALERT said an investigation began…

Edmonton gun seizure leads to organized crime charges against Airdrie man: ALERT

An Airdrie man is facing several counts of firearm-related charges after an investigation into firearms straw purchasing by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams. ALERT alleges that Brady Fisher lawfully purchased “seven restricted firearms and at least two unrestricted firearms”…

Alberta man facing child exploitation-related charges after similar conviction: ALERT

Posted April 23, 2020 3:30 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A southern Alberta man is facing three charges related to child pornography after an investigation by the Alberta Law Enforcement…

ICE reports spike in online child exploitation cases in Alberta amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Alberta law enforcement response team’s (ALERT) internet child exploitation (ICE) unit is warning parents to closely monitor their children’s internet use, as the province experiences a rise in online child exploitation cases. ICE attributes the rise to increased internet…

Edmonton group home worker given 12-year sentence for child pornography offences

A former Edmonton group home worker charged with child pornography-related offences was sentenced to 12 years behind bars on Friday afternoon. The sentence was handed down to Samer Temraz, after he pleaded guilty to a handful of charges including sexual…

Civilian member of Edmonton Police Service charged with child pornography offences

A 32-year-old civilian employee of the Edmonton Police Service has been charged with making, distributing and possessing child pornography. The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams’ Internet Child Exploitation unit began its investigation in March, after receiving a tip from the…

16 arrested, $18K in drugs and cash seized after Fort McMurray drug investigations

A series of investigations targeting street-level drug dealers has resulted in more than a dozen arrests in Fort McMurray. The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams, along with the Wood Buffalo RCMP, conducted the investigations in January and February and arrested…

Over $30K in illegal drugs seized in Medicine Hat bust: ALERT

Posted January 29, 2020 2:18 pm Updated January 29, 2020 2:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Police have seized over $30,000 in illegal drugs in Medicine Hat following a two-month-long…