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Red Deer RCMP investigate break-in at Alberta Energy Regulator office – Update – Two charged

December 14, 2017 9:28 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP have charged one man regarding the break-in and theft of numerous electronics at the Alberta Energy Regulator office on October 30 thanks to numerous public tips and have issued warrants for the arrest of a second man.

RCMP identified two suspects early into the investigation thanks to dozens of tips from the public. On November 30 RCMP on patrol in an area known for criminal activity observed one of the suspects walking, and arrested him without incident.

41 year old Aaron James Campbell faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 348(1)(b) – Breaking, entering and committing
  • Criminal Code 430(3) – Mischief over $5,000
  • CDSA 4(1) – Possession of Schedule III substance (methamphetamine)

Aaron Campbell is scheduled to appear in court in Red Deer on December 19 at 9:30 am.

38 year old Bruce Raymond Allen is wanted on warrants for the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 348(1)(b) – Breaking, entering and committing
  • Criminal Code 430(3) – Mischief over $5,000

Red Deer RCMP have tentatively identified the third suspect and continue to investigate, and thank the public for their assistance throughout this investigation.

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Media contact:
Corporal Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-391-4034

BACKGROUND:

October 31, 2017

Red Deer RCMP investigate break-in at Alberta Energy Regulator office

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are investigating a break-in and theft of numerous electronics at the Alberta Energy Regulator office in the early hours of October 30 and are asking the public to report any knowledge they have of this break-in or any suspicious activity they may have observed in the area at that time.

The break-in at 5002 55 Street was discovered at 7 am by staff, and multiple electronic devices and computers were stolen. RCMP attended immediately and the Red Deer RCMP forensic identification unit spent the day investigating the scene.

Three men were caught on camera during the break-in; a red truck has been linked to the break-in but no license plate was obtained. At this point in the investigation, RCMP believe the suspects made several trips to the location – once around 9:30 pm on October 29 and then a second break-in and theft in which the three suspects arrived at approximately 1 am and left around 3:30 am on October 30.

RCMP continue to investigate. If you have information about this investigation, contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.

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Media contact:
Corporal Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-391-4034

Suspect 1:

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Suspect 2:

 

Suspect 3:

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