December 2017 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP arrest two with firearm and stolen IDs on multiple warrants

December 4, 2017 11:35 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP arrested a man and a woman who were both wanted on multiple outstanding warrants after finding them in possession of stolen identification, meth and a gun.

At 4 am on November 30, RCMP were conducting targeted patrols in an area known for criminal activity when they located a suspicious vehicle parked in a commercial lot. The man and woman associated with the vehicle gave police false names, and the man attempted to flee police on foot. RCMP seized stolen identification, a firearm, ammunition and methamphetamine from the car.

31 year old Joseph Peter Schneider faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 129(a) – Resist/ obstruct peace officer
  • Criminal Code 403(1)(d) – Identity fraud
  • Criminal Code 355(b) – Possession of stolen property under $5,000 X 3

At the time of his arrest, Schneider was wanted on outstanding warrants out of Red Deer for possession for the purpose of trafficking, evading police, possession a prohibited weapon (X 2), possession of break-in instruments, possession of stolen property, fail to appear in court and possession of controlled substance (X 3).

Schneider has been remanded to appear in court on December 19 at 8:30 am.

28 year old Kayla Marie Cecka faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 86(1) – Unsafe storage of firearm
  • Criminal Code 94(1) – Possession of firearm in motor vehicle
  • Criminal Code 129(a) – Resist/ obstruct peace officer
  • Criminal Code 145(3) – Fail to comply with conditions X 5
  • Criminal Code 403(1)(d) – Identity theft
  • CDSA 4(1) – Possession of Schedule I substance (methamphetamine)

At the time of her arrest, Cecka was wanted on numerous outstanding warrants for persons and property crimes.

Cecka was remanded to appear in court in Red Deer on December 4 at 9:30 am; she is scheduled to appear in court again on December 19 at 9:30 am.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP