Police combing rural areas for suspect near Maidstone, Paynton areas

RCMP officers are searching farms and rural acreages in the Maidstone and Paynton areas as part of an ongoing investigation that began near Edmonton on Wednesday, October 11.
Public safety is the number one priority for police at this time, according to a news release issued by the RCMP shortly after noon on Thursday, October 12.
“RCMP are currently on the scene of an ongoing investigation in the Maidstone detachment area,” stated the RCMP. “The public will see an increased police presence in relation to this investigation. It began last night in the Edmonton Police Service and Alberta RCMP areas. The individudals involved in this investigation may be armed and are considered dangerous.” Continue reading “Police combing rural areas for suspect near Maidstone, Paynton areas”

One dead, two injured in rollover near Paynton

On September 15, at 4:06 p.m. Maidstone RCMP, Maidstone EMS and Fire Services and Paynton Fire Services responded to a complaint of a single vehicle rollover that occurred on a grid road five kilometers south of Paynton.

The rear passenger of the car, a 48-year-old male from Poundmaker Cree Nation, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the car, a 44-year-old male from North Battleford and second passenger, a 58-year-old male from Poundmaker Cree Nation, were transported to hospital with unknown injuries.

Maidstone RCMP and an RCMP collision reconstructionist continue to investigate.