November 2017 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP arrest two with multiple stolen IDs

November 17, 2017 1:44 PM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer have charged two men after locating them with multiple pieces of identification, mail, cheques and credit cards that were stolen from approximately 15 victims.

At 12:30 pm on November 2, Red Deer RCMP attended a hotel in response to a report of possible fraud activity by guests staying there. On arrival, police arrested two men; the first suspect was in possession of large quantities of stolen identification, mail, cheques and credit cards, as well as methamphetamine. RCMP arrested the second suspect shortly afterward and seized a large quantity of beef jerky that had been purchased with a fraudulent corporate cheque written to a bank account that had been opened under a false name.

37 year old Jeffrey Ryan Hall faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 56.1 – Possess/ traffic in government documents X 12
  • Criminal Code 355(b) – Possession of stolen property under $5,000 X 9
  • Criminal Code 342(1)(c) – Theft/ misuse of credit card X 2
  • Criminal Code 356(1)(b) – Possession of stolen mail X 4
  • CDSA 4(1) – Possession of Schedule I substance

Hall is scheduled to appear in court in Red Deer on November 24 at 9:30 am.

A second 31 year old man will face charges of fraud and use of a forged document; his name cannot be released at this time as those charges have not yet been sworn before the courts.

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Media contact:
Cst. Derek Turner
Red Deer RCMP