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Red Deer RCMP arrest man wanted on Canada-wide warrants

October 21, 2016 2:38 PM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP have arrested a man who was wanted on two Canada-wide warrants and four Alberta-wide warrants, several of which were for assault and assault causing bodily harm.

At 9:30 pm on October 20, RCMP located 36 year old Philipe Gastonguay at a Red Deer nightclub and arrested him without incident. At the time of his arrest, Gastonguay was wanted on two Canada-wide warrants for assault and assault causing bodily harm out of Ontario, and was further wanted on four Alberta-wide warrants for offences in Red Deer including assault, mischief, failing to appear in court and breaching his probation. He now faces three additional charges of Criminal Code 145(3), failing to comply with conditions.

Gastonguay made his first appear in court in Red Deer today, October 21 at 9:30 am. The Canada-wide warrants will be dealt with separately in a different jurisdiction.

Members of the Priority Crimes Task Force were involved in gathering intelligence regarding Gastonguay’s whereabouts, in keeping with the task force focus on the benefits of shared intelligence in targeting prolific offenders in Central Alberta.


Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP