Calgary police seeking driver in fatal truck collision

At approximately 2:50 a.m., on Thursday, June 18, 2009, a yellow 2005 Dodge Ram pick-up truck was traveling east on Glenmore Trail when it collided with the rear of a large commercial vehicle near 52 Street SE in Calgary, Alberta.

The 32-year-old driver of the Dodge Ram, Ryan James WALD died at the scene. There was no one else in the vehicle.

The large commercial vehicle did not remain at the scene. Police now believe that the driver would have known he was involved in the collision but has so far failed to come forward.

The vehicle is a large, white Columbia Freightliner with a 53-foot-long refrigerated trailer. The trailer is likely to have some damage to the passenger-side tail light area and may have some yellow paint from the Dodge Ram. To assist with the investigation, police are releasing a photograph of the vehicle that was involved in the collision.

Given the nature of the haulage industry, this vehicle could now be anywhere in Canada and could even have gone abroad.

Anyone who may be able to identify the driver of this vehicle or who has any information relating to the collision is asked to call 1-800-222-8477 to submit anonymous information.

Theft – Upper Tantallon

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a case of theft of propane tanks in Upper Tantallon Nova Scotia.

The propane tanks had white and green stickers on them. These tanks were locked in cage type boxes at the exterior of the building. The locks appeared to have been cut with heavy bolt cutters.

Sometime between 8:00 pm Monday, July 13 and 9:30 am Tuesday, July 14, 2009, approximately 95 – 20 lb propane tanks full with propane were taken from the Irving situated at 5120 St.Margarets Bay Road.

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Theft of Purse – Cole Harbour

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for the theft of a purse in Cole Harbour Nova Scotia.

On June 7, 2009, at approx 1412 hrs, a male suspect stole a purse that had accidentally been left minutes before on the shelf by the ATMs at the Bank of Montreal on Cole Harbour Road, The purse contained pieces of her identification.

The suspect was captured on video surveillance.

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Unsolved Crime – Kearney Lake Road, Halifax

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in assisting Halifax Regional Police solve a case of a Church arson which happened on Sunday July 6, 2008

At 3:30 p.m., HRM police and fire responded to reports the ‘Full
Gospel Church’, under construction at 806 Kearney Lake Road, was on
fire. Flames and heavy smoke were visible when fire crews and police
arrived. The blaze was knocked down relatively quickly, however the heat
compromised the structural integrity of the building. Repair costs
exceed a quarter million dollars. Fire investigators have determined the
incident was an arson, and the investigation is now in the hands of
police.

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Theft of Beer – Colechester County

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a case of theft which occurred in the Kemptown area of Colchester Nova Scotia.

On May 31, 2009 Colchester District RCMP recovered a stolen Armour Transport Truck on the Riversdale Road in the Kemptown area of Colchester County, NS.

The trailer had contained 144 full kegs of Budweiser beer which weighed 164 pounds each. An examination of the truck revealed that the kegs had been removed individually from the pallets inside the trailer. Given the weight of the cargo, it would have taken some time, as well as a large vehicle or vehicles, to move the kegs.

On May 31, 2009 at approximately 12:53. Truro Police Service responded to a power pole being damaged in the area of Willow Street and Upham Drive in the Town of Truro, NS. The investigation revealed that the stolen transport truck had collided with the power pole and then departed the scene.

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Mischeif – Sheet Harbour

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in solving the following case of Mischief which occurred in Sheet Harbour Nova Scotia.

On April 26th/2009 between 4:00pm and 7:30pm, a 185 foot long vessel called “The Hawk” was set adrift from a private wharf located at Church Point Road. The unmanned vessel drifted into Sheet Harbour and caused panic among residents of the town.

On several occasions, its course of travel was predicted to collide with other objects. Had this occurred, the risk to public and environmental safety would have been significant. The vessel was later recovered undamaged, but the cost for its retrieval was in the thousands of dollars.

It is believed that the vessel was intentionally set adrift by an unknown number of suspects who disconnected the ropes that had been securing it to the wharf.

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Robbery – Tantallon Esso

At Around 8:40 pm on Friday April 3rd, 2009 a lone male entered the Esso Gas Station located on French Village Road in Tantallon.

The lone male produced a white plastic bag, a knife and demanded the money from the clerk behind the counter.

Once the lone male recieved the money he fled the scene.

Suspect Description is:
White male, 5’4” tall, slim build, wearing a black hoodie, black gloves, large sunglasses, and something up over his face.

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