Five men charged as Red Deer RCMP make numerous arrests from property crime offences

Five people face a laundry list of property crime charges after Red Deer RCMP a number of arrests over the past five days, many facing outstanding warrants.

The arrests started on Feb. 18 when police found a suspect in breach of court-ordered curfew at 2 a.m. at a gas station in Deer Park. As the suspect attempted to evade police, he drove into a parking lot post. He then tried to escape on foot, but was arrested.

A 26-year-old faces obstruction, failing to remain at the scene and failing to comply with conditions.

On Feb. 20, officers were called to a disturbance on 48th Street just after 12 p.m. They found a male suspect wanted on four warrants out of Blackfalds for break and enter, possession of stolen property and identity theft. He was arrested without incident, but then tried to flee while handcuffed as he was being escorted to the police vehicle. He was caught after a very brief foot chase.

A 36-year-old male is charged with impersonation to avoid arrest and attempt to escape lawful custody.

On Feb. 21, police arrested a man wanted for various property crimes between October 2016 and February 2017.

A 46-year-old male is charged with break and enter, failing to appear in court, possession of stolen property under $5,000 and mischief under $5,000.

That same day, at 8:30 a.m., Red Deer RCMP were called to the Johnstone neighbourhood to a report of a break and enter in progress. The suspect was wanted on an outstanding warrant and was arrested.

A 28-year-old male is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a dangerous weapon, possession of ammunition while prohibited from doing so and possession of another person’s identity documents.

Then on Wednesday, officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop at 2 a.m., but the suspect vehicle sped away and turned down a side street. Police said after striking a parked vehicle, the driver attempted to flee on foot. He was immediately arrested and found in possession of counterfeit currency.

A 27-year-old male is charged with resist/obstruct a peace officer, impaired care or control of a motor vehicle, possession of counterfeit money and driving without insurance.

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