A man and a woman have been arrested and are facing charges of credit card fraud after Red Deer City RCMP were called to a complaint at a hotel in the Golden West area.
The man, Ryan Munroe, 28, of no fixed address, was also wanted by Calgary Police Service for an alleged robbery.
On Wednesday at approximately 3:45 p.m., city RCMP responded to a complaint of unauthorized use of a credit card at the hotel.
A credit card company contacted a client to verify a transaction that had occurred at a hotel. The client had not authorized his credit card to be used.
When RCMP arrived they found an man and woman inside a hotel room with a number of credit cards and various pieces of identification in the room. Police seized credit card altering materials.
The duo were arrested without incident.
It’s alleged the man provided a false name to police but he was later identified.
Munroe is charged with 10 counts of possession of stolen property; possession of forged falsified credit card; obstructing a police officer; and possession of a controlled substance.
Further, Munroe was wanted by Calgary police in connection with 11 outstanding warrants for his arrest. These charges include: robbery with a restricted firearm; break and enter while committing robbery; theft; theft of credit card; three counts of fraud; three counts of possess forged falsified credit card; and possession of a controlled substance.
Heather Renshaw, a 23-year-old woman of no fixed address has been charged with 10 counts of possession of stolen property; possess forged falsified credit card; and possession of a controlled substance.
Renshaw was also wanted by the Rimbey RCMP in connection to two warrants for her arrest, which include possession of a controlled substance; and fail to attend court.
Both were remanded in custody and will appear in Red Deer provincial court on Tuesday.