Tag Archives: Calgary

Maryam Rashidi killed following a fuel theft getaway

Maryam Rashidi had been working as a gas station attendant in Calgary for three days when she chased the stolen truck out of the parking lot after the driver fuelled up and drove off without paying on June 9th. Rashidi, 35, died in hospital of her injuries.

Joshua Cody Mitchell, 20, is charged with criminal negligence causing death, dangerous driving causing death, hit and run causing death, and possession of stolen property over $5,000, and theft.

Ryan Edward Delve murdered in the East Village

Ryan Delve 43, was a former tattoo artist and an ex-addict who was living at the Drop-In Centre and was one of the people responsible for the colourful mural painted on 4th Street S.E., just steps away from where his body was found.

On June 4, 2015, police were called to the pathway under the 5 Avenue Flyover bridge in Calgary’s east village. Delve was found deceased at the location.

Anyone who has information about this case is asked to contact the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Taylor John Zanoni shot in broad daylight

Police were called to Willow Park Centre, a building which houses a businesses , retailers, and a probation office due to reports of gunshots on May 27th.

Taylor Zanoni of Calgary was found with severe injuries, and later died in hospital.

There are no suspects at this time, and police believe this to be a targeted attack.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:
TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

 

44-year-old Rodney Conway found dead.

Calgary police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found outside of a strip mall on Macleod Trail in Calgary on April 18th.

Police say the deceased man has been identified as Rodney Conway, and the location where the body was found, combined with trauma to the body, make the death suspicious.

Anyone with information is asked to call Calgary police or Crime Stoppers.

Taxi driver charged in hit-and-run death of 16-year-old Tyla Rain Rose Chipaway

In the early hours of March 18, police were called to the area of 16 Avenue and 5 Street N.E Calgary. after EMS reported a body was found by area residents.

Police say the victim, a 16-year-old girl, sustained trauma consistent with being struck by a vehicle. She was declared dead at the scene.

The accused, 70-year-old Stanislaw Maguder, was released on $10,000 bail. Conditions of Maguder’s release includes:

  • A curfew which requires he remains in his home between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.
  • He may only ride in a motor vehicle if the vehicle’s registered owner is present (public transit and hired taxi exluded)

 

Family of Calgary man Anthony Heffernan demand answers.

Heffernan was shot by a Calgary officer with 15 years policing experience the afternoon of March 16 at the Super 8 in the 3000 block of Barlow Tr. N.E.

Police at the time said they were called by hotel staff and tried to make contact through the space in a latched door before making the decision to enter the room, then inside were confronted with a “high-risk situation.”

Heffernan’s sister Natalie Iaquinta offered details of what she said the family has been told thus far by investigators.

Iaquinta said the ordeal started when her brother failed to check out in the midst of his relapse into drug addiction.

She said five officers broke down the door and Heffernan stood and raised his hands — in one was a lighter and in the other was a syringe.

Police confirm Jessica Rae Newman was murdered.

Jessica Newman’s, body was found in a ditch in a rural area northeast Calgary March 10th.

The 24-year-old was missing for eight weeks before her body was found and was last seen alive at her workplace, the Water Grill. She leaves behind three young boys.

**UPDATE**

Calgary’s Kavin Rubletz is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jessica Rae Newman.

 

 

Anyone  who may have information, is asked to call police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 27463

Three people charged with murder of Brando Walker.

21 year old Chad Gosselin is charged with accessory to commit murder, a 15 year old male is charged with second degree murder and 20 year old Dylan Cameron is charged with manslaughter.

RCMP say Walker was killed in a home in Saddleridge, in NE Calgary.

His partially burned body was then dumped on the Tsuu T’ina Nation where it was found March 7 by a couple of fisherman near the Weaselhead Bridge.