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Red Deer RCMP advise of heavy police presence – Update

May 26, 2023 2:47 PM

Red Deer, Alta. – The Red Deer RCMP issued a heavy police presence notification this morning while officers effected a high risk arrest utilizing the Emergency Response Team  in the area of 47 A Avenue and 55 Street.

Officers were successful in making the arrest.

One male was located on outstanding warrants and taken into custody.

31-year-old Red Deer resident, Chad Wickett,  was arrested for:

  • Conspiracy to commit murder
  • Using a firearm in the commission of an offence
  • Possession of weapons
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Failing to comply with a release order

Anyone who may have information can contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-406-2300 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or using the “P3 TIPS” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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