Tags : ALERT

ALERT warning parents of sextortion, cases on the rise in

Cases of sextortion are on the rise in Alberta and ALERT is sending out a warning to parents. Sextortion is a crime where predators target young teens, claiming they have reveling pictures or videos of the victim and will threaten to show more if their demands are not met. An official with ALERT says typically […]Read More

ALERT to receive $4.4 million to combat gang and gun

The Alberta government announced $4.4 million for a gang suppression and firearms investigation unit to help tackle gang and illegal gun violence in the province. It came a day after the government introduced legislation aimed at bulking up in its ongoing firearms feud with Ottawa. Alberta’s Public Safety Minister, Mike Ellis, said the new legislation […]Read More

Huge drug bust of over $1 million by ALERT and

Police say more than a million dollars’ worth of drugs and cash were seized in Lethbridge. ALERT and LPS held a press conference on Wednesday morning and officials say the huge bust took place December 20 involving two homes and two vehicles. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has the details. The drugs seized have an estimated […]Read More

Lethbridge Police charge 10 males in human trafficking investigation

Lethbridge Police along with RCMP, the Calgary Police Service and ALERT’s Human Trafficking Counter Exploitation Unit have charged 10 males believed to be responsible for the sexual exploitation, sexual assault and trafficking of a female minor.   An investigation that began late last week has resulted in 10 males in Lethbridge being charged in connection […]Read More