While the Christmas season is intended to be a time of joy and celebration, for many criminals it also provides unique opportunities for more Grinch-like behaviour. Red Deer RCMP offer some practical crime prevention tips for the holidays.
RCMP News Releases
Red Deer RCMP arrested 13 people, executed 34 outstanding warrants and laid 34 new criminal charges on eight people in a four-day covert stolen vehicle operation last week.
Natasha Daychief has been located and RCMP thank the public for their assistance.
A 37 year old Red Deer man was arrested for impaired driving after sustaining serious injuries in a two-vehicle collision on 32 Street yesterday afternoon.
April Cheverie has not been in touch with her family for more than a month and RCMP wish to verify her well-being.
Red Deer RCMP are investigating a home invasion in the Fairview neighbourhood early this morning after four men forced their way into what is believed to be the wrong house and assaulted two of the occupants.
Red Deer RCMP and City of Red Deer emergency services staff have cleared the scene at Sorensen Station transit terminal after responding to a non-suspicious sudden death.
Keanna Will has been located and RCMP thank the public for their assistance.
Sarah Dumont was last seen in Red Deer on December 10 and RCMP wish to verify her well-being.
Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify a suspect alleged to be impersonating a police officer after a male youth was “pulled over” in south Red Deer in the early hours of December 4.
Red Deer RCMP and Citizens on Patrol (COP) continued the “Lock it or Lose it” campaign on December 9 during a Red Deer Rebels game, visually checking 390 vehicles - only 12 % received a thumbs up for the care taken to protect themselves from crime.
Meaghan Miller has been located and RCMP thank the public for their assistance.
Red Deer RCMP arrested two women for separate impaired driving incidents in the early hours of Saturday morning thanks to tips from the public and after one of the suspect vehicles crashed into a cement flowerbed downtown.
Red Deer RCMP have verified the identity of the man who was located deceased in non-suspicious circumstances in Red Deer in August and have completed the sad task of next-of-kin notifications. RCMP thank the public and the media for their assistance.
A man and a woman face a total of almost 200 criminal charges after Red Deer RCMP seized 29 firearms, four crossbows, ammunition and stolen property including dirt bikes, identity documents and electronics in two search warrants in November.
Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify a suspect in a pharmacy break-in on November 24 that resulted in the theft of narcotics and cash.
During the first weekend of holiday checkstops and patrols this season, Red Deer RCMP arrested three drivers – one who refused to comply with a breath demand, one who failed a breath demand, and a third man who refused a breath demand after a collision.
Red Deer RCMP arrested a man yesterday afternoon after an argument in a parking lot ended with a man being struck by a car that then fled the scene.
Red Deer RCMP have arrested the 19 year old man accused of an armed robbery at Corral Foods the night of November 27 after locating him in a stolen car.
RCMP thank the public for their assistance.
RCMP thank the public for their assistance.
The CRA tax scam has reared its ugly head in Red Deer again, and several victims are out thousands of dollars each after being persuaded by aggressive callers to pay “overdue” taxes with gift and prepaid credit cards, Steam cards and bitcoins.
Red Deer RCMP arrest man after convenience store armed robbery – Update 1 – Charges and photos of second suspect
Red Deer RCMP have sworn charges against one man in connection with an armed robbery at a Kentwood convenience store on December 5 and are looking for public assistance to identify the second male suspect.
Red Deer RCMP have charged the man who is alleged to have rammed a police car on July 17 in Red Deer while driving a stolen truck, and he is scheduled to appear in court on December 19.
Red Deer RCMP are investigating a rash of recent break-ins to Red Deer schools where electronics were stolen, and are asking for public assistance in identifying the suspects and in reporting suspicious activity around schools.
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.
Red Deer RCMP executed a high-risk arrest on a man early Sunday morning after he broke into an Eastview home and assaulted the resident; the suspect is in court this morning on attempted murder charges.
The Priority Crimes Task Force executed search warrants this morning at two Sylvan Lake residences, seizing cocaine, cash and a stolen firearm and arresting three people.
Red Deer RCMP seize firearms and counterfeit currency in stolen vehicle investigation – Update – Charges sworn
A Red Deer man faces eight criminal charges after RCMP seized three shotguns and hundreds of dollars worth of counterfeit Canadian currency in a stolen vehicle on October 19.
December 2 is National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day, and Red Deer RCMP are kicking off the holiday season with a series of roving checkstops and patrols that begin on December 1 and continue through to the new year.
Recent arrests of note by Red Deer RCMP include a number of habitual offenders identified through Pinpoint, the Red Deer RCMP crime reduction strategy; more arrests took place in areas RCMP have identified as crime hot spots.
If you’re interested in giving back to your community in meaningful ways, volunteering Red Deer RCMP Victim Services may be just what you’re looking for. Join VSU staff and volunteers at 6 pm on November 27 at the downtown detachment to learn more.
Red Deer are charging a woman with impaired driving causing bodily harm after a single-vehicle collision Friday night sent the vehicle’s passenger to hospital with serious injuries.
Red Deer RCMP arrested a woman and a man at the Red Deer Rebels hockey game Saturday night after the woman assaulted a police officer and the man attempted to intervene in her arrest.
Recent arrests of note by Red Deer RCMP include a number of property crime arrests; many of those arrested were found to be breaching court-imposed conditions and/ or were wanted on warrants.
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.