Trial delayed for Calgary man charged in death of four year old daughter

A trial has been delayed for a man charged in the death of his four-year-old daughter in Calgary. A trial was to begin today for Oluwatosin Oluwafemi, but a defence lawyer asked for an adjournment due to a colleague’s medical emergency. Olive Rebekah Oluwafemi Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Paul Jeffrey granted the application, saying that an alternative for a fair […]

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Man seriously injured after domestic-related incident in northeast Calgary

A man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries on Wednesday afternoon following what police called a domestic-related disturbance in northeast Calgary. Officers were called to the scene at Falconridge Boulevard and Falshire Drive N.E. at about 11:50 a.m., police said. One man was taken to hospital from the scene, police said, and another person was taken into custody. The […]

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Calgary man charged with sex assaulting 2 teens: police

Calgary police have charged a 60-year-old man in connection with the sexual assault of two teenage girls. In a Wednesday news release, the Calgary Police Service (CPS) said the assaults occurred between 2011 and 2016, beginning when the victims were approximately 12 years old. “Although the victims and the accused are known to each other, details of their relationship will […]

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Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant surrenders to Calgary police

A Calgary man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant has surrendered to police. Michael Richard Cole, 49, turned himself in on Monday at the District 2 office of the Calgary Police Service, police said. He is charged with being unlawfully at large, police said on Thursday. Two years ago, Dianne Denovan was tied up and severely beaten by Cole, which left […]

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Trial to begin for Calgary man charged with first-degree murder in swarming death of Lukas Strasser-Hird

A Calgary man accused in the swarming death of Lukas Strasser-Hird will finally stand trial, beginning Monday — nearly three years after his original trial date. Nathan Gervais is charged with first-degree murder. He was supposed to stand trial in April 2016, but disappeared just one week before jury selection, while under 24-hour house arrest. Strasser-Hird, 18, was swarmed, kicked, […]

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87 charges laid against 4 people in Calgary break-and-enter investigation; stolen mail recovered: police

Calgary police have laid a total of 87 charges against four people in a break-and-enter investigation that spanned from Alberta to British Columbia. Police said the charges stem from an investigation that began in August 2018 when investigators noticed an uptick in break-and-enter crimes, vehicle thefts and fraud in the Calgary area. The investigation, which involved the Edmonton Police Service, […]

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