December 2017 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP investigate school break-ins

Last updated December 4, 2017 2:03 PM

Red Deer RCMP are investigating a rash of recent break-ins to Red Deer schools where electronics were stolen, and are asking for public assistance in identifying the suspects and in reporting suspicious activity around schools.

Red Deer RCMP warn public after more fall victim to tax scam

Last updated December 6, 2017 10:57 AM

The CRA tax scam has reared its ugly head in Red Deer again, and several victims are out thousands of dollars each after being persuaded by aggressive callers to pay “overdue” taxes with gift and prepaid credit cards, Steam cards and bitcoins.

Red Deer RCMP arrest man after hit and run

Last updated December 7, 2017 9:48 AM

Red Deer RCMP arrested a man yesterday afternoon after an argument in a parking lot ended with a man being struck by a car that then fled the scene.

Red Deer RCMP charge three drivers during impaired checks last weekend

Last updated December 7, 2017 10:02 AM

During the first weekend of holiday checkstops and patrols this season, Red Deer RCMP arrested three drivers – one who refused to comply with a breath demand, one who failed a breath demand, and a third man who refused a breath demand after a collision.

Red Deer RCMP seize 29 firearms in search warrants

Last updated December 11, 2017 11:50 AM

A man and a woman face a total of almost 200 criminal charges after Red Deer RCMP seized 29 firearms, four crossbows, ammunition and stolen property including dirt bikes, identity documents and electronics in two search warrants in November.

Red Deer RCMP arrest two after two impaired collisions on weekend

Last updated December 12, 2017 10:09 AM

Red Deer RCMP arrested two women for separate impaired driving incidents in the early hours of Saturday morning thanks to tips from the public and after one of the suspect vehicles crashed into a cement flowerbed downtown.

Red Deer RCMP look for suspect impersonating police

Last updated December 12, 2017 2:07 PM

Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify a suspect alleged to be impersonating a police officer after a male youth was “pulled over” in south Red Deer in the early hours of December 4.

Red Deer RCMP arrest man after injury collision

Last updated December 14, 2017 2:48 PM

A 37 year old Red Deer man was arrested for impaired driving after sustaining serious injuries in a two-vehicle collision on 32 Street yesterday afternoon.

Red Deer RCMP offer crime prevention tips for the holiday season

Last updated December 15, 2017 3:37 PM

While the Christmas season is intended to be a time of joy and celebration, for many criminals it also provides unique opportunities for more Grinch-like behaviour. Red Deer RCMP offer some practical crime prevention tips for the holidays.

Red Deer RCMP investigate graffiti spree in West Park

Last updated December 18, 2017 10:59 AM

Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify the people responsible for offensive graffiti sprayed on a West Park seniors lodge, a church, a house and several vehicles.

Red Deer RCMP charge man with fraud after victim losses over $10 million

Last updated December 21, 2017 10:21 AM

Red Deer RCMP have charged a 45 year old Red Deer man with money laundering and fraud after a search warrant at his home on December 19; the search warrant is the culmination of a 20-month fraud investigation that cost investors over $10 million.

Red Deer RCMP arrest 45 people in five-day warrant round-up

Last updated December 29, 2017 12:39 PM

Red Deer RCMP arrested 45 people and executed 110 warrants last week during a five-day warrant round-up, clearing a total of 142 charges and laying several new charges when suspects were found to be breaking laws at the time of their arrest.