July 2019 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP arrest woman after vehicles damaged in southeast Red Deer   

July 3, 2019 3:12 PM

Red Deer, Alta. – A Red Deer woman is facing multiple charges after vehicles and property were damaged in the Lancaster and Vanier area of Red Deer last week.   

On June 27, 2019, Red Deer RCMP received multiple complaints regarding a black truck driving recklessly, crashing into parked vehicles and a bus stop.

Members of Traffic Services, the Crime Reduction Team and General Duty responded, and through updates provided by witnesses, the vehicle was located at the intersection of Lindman Avenue and Lancaster Drive. The vehicle sustained significant damage and was missing its front passenger wheel.

When police arrived on scene, witnesses were attempting to detain the suspect who was attempting to flee.

A 46-year old woman from Red Deer was arrested and is facing numerous Criminal Code and Traffic Safety Act charges, including: impaired operation of a motor vehicle, operation of a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of over 80 mg%, failing to remain at the scene of a collision, driving while unauthorized and driving an uninsured motor vehicle.

There were no reported injuries as a result of any of the collisions.

Red Deer RCMP would like to thank the members of the public for their assistance in this incident. Many witnesses called police to report this dangerous driver, and the updates provided to police ensured the driver was quickly located. Additionally, the quick thinking actions of the witnesses on scene prevented the driver from fleeing and causing further damage.


Media Contact:
Red Deer RCMP

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