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.



News tips

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Red Deer RCMP

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Dashcam captures hair-raising near miss on Highway 2

Paramedic says his emergency driving training kicked in to avoid collision

Updated: Red Deer mourns loss of philanthropist Gary W. Harris

Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre stands as lasting legacy to businessman’s generosity

Skip The Dishes launches alcohol delivery in 3 Alberta cities

Some Alberta residents can now get their beer and wine delivered through… Continue reading

Your community calendar

Feb. 19 A Liberation of Holland event is being held at the… Continue reading

David Marsden: Hospital unfairness makes me ill

The provincial government clearly isn’t without money. If it was, it wouldn’t… Continue reading

Teachers focusing on innovations at Red Deer convention

More than 1,750 delegates are attending the Central Alberta Teachers’ Convention. The… Continue reading

Passengers leave ship docked off Japan after quarantine ends

YOKOHAMA, Japan — About 500 passengers left the cruise ship Diamond Princess… Continue reading

Quebec premier calls for federal ultimatum to end rail blockades within days

OTTAWA — Quebec’s premier says he wants Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to… Continue reading

Canada’s laws don’t apply to chiefs who oppose pipeline

Re: “Blame the chaos on Trudeau,” David Marsden, Opinion, Feb. 15. I… Continue reading

We should be getting more dairy and eggs at lower prices

The last time the federal Conservative party selected a new leader, three… Continue reading

New highway to B.C. proposed

The Howse Pass shortcut to British Columbia is worth taking another look… Continue reading

Most Read