May 2018 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP investigate two-vehicle collision involving stolen truck – Update – Charges laid

May 28, 2018 11:34 AM

Red Deer, AB – A Red Deer man faces multiple charges after the stolen truck he was driving struck an SUV at the intersection of Oliver Street and Taylor Drive Friday evening.

The female driver of the SUV was sent to hospital with serious injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. Red Deer RCMP do not have further information on the injuries to the female driver at this time.

During the suspect’s arrest, RCMP seized numerous pieces of identification including passports and driver’s licenses, a bag of vehicle keys, break-in instruments, a bag of costume jewellery and electronics from the truck. More charges may be pending as RCMP track ownership of these items.

29 year old Ryan Shane Schuster faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 249(3) – Dangerous operation of motor vehicle causing bodily harm
  • Criminal Code 355(a) – Possession of stolen property over $5,000
  • Criminal Code 145(3) – Fail to comply with conditions X 2
  • Criminal Code 733.1(1) – Fail to comply with probation X 2

Schuster was remanded to appear in court on May 29 at 9:30 am.

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Media contact:
Cst. Sean Morris
Red Deer RCMP
403-391-4034

BACKGROUND:

May 25, 2018

RCMP Red Deer Detachment – Two Vehicle Collision

Red Deer, AB – On May 25, 2018 at approximately 8:45 p.m., members of the Red Deer detachment and Red Deer Traffic Services responded to a collision at the intersection of Taylor Drive and Oliver Street. 

A Ford F350 pickup truck had collided with a Dodge Journey SUV in what appeared to be an intersection related violation. At this time, the investigators have determined that the pickup truck was stolen out of Red Deer, and the 29-year-old driver has been arrested. The occupants of the SUV included a 78-year-old female driver and two children, ages eight and six. The female driver has been transported to hospital with unknown injuries. The two children were examined at the scene by EMS, and have since been released to their parents, uninjured.

At this time, Red Deer Detachment Traffic Services, with the assistance of the RCMP Collision Analyst, continue to investigate, and charges are pending.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Leigh Drinkwater
RCMP Media Relations
780-509-3970

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