Red Deer RCMP arrested one suspect and the other fled the scene on foot at the scene of a break and enter. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Man caught during break and enter in Red Deer

Red Deer RCMP continue to investigate

Red Deer RCMP arrested a man allegedly caught breaking into a garage last Thursday.

Police said at about 2:45 a.m., officers responded to a call about a break and enter in progress at an apartment complex on 52nd Avenue and found two males attempting to steal a vehicle.

Police arrested one suspect and the other fled the scene on foot.

Jeremy Hiebert, 38, of Red Deer, was charged with break and enter, theft of a motor vehicle, resisting a peace officer, possession of stolen property under $5,000, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, two counts of unsafe storage of firearms, two counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, two counts of possession of firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized, two counts of possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition, two counts of possession of weapon obtained by commission of offence, four counts of possession contrary to order and four counts of failure to comply with condition of undertaking or recognizance.

Hiebert remains in custody and will appear in Red Deer provincial court on March 25.

Police said they learned about the break and enter from a resident who saw suspicious activity and called police. Citizens are reminded to call police if they see something suspicious. To make a report call Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Red Deer RCMP continue to investigate this incident.

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