Red Deer RCMP made a number of arrests between April 6th and April 10th for offenses involving stolen vehicles, outstanding warrants and breaches of court-imposed conditions or probation orders; a number of those arrested were located after police observed them committing traffic infractions, thanks to reports from the public of suspicious vehicles, and while police were conducting conditions checks.
On April 6th after 8 p.m., RCMP conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with an expired license plate. The driver of the vehicle was wanted on 11 outstanding warrants and was taken into custody without incident.
Matthew Douglas Bauer, 31, is charged with failing to comply with conditions, possession of an operator’s license issued to another, driving a motor vehicle with expired license plate, and driving an uninsured motor vehicle.
On April 7th, shortly before 11 a.m., Red Deer RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot in downtown Red Deer, and determined that the Chevrolet Tahoe in question had been stolen out of Red Deer on April 6th. RCMP took the driver into custody without incident.
Raine William Gray, 20, has been charged with possession of stolen property under $5,000 and failing to comply with probation order.
On the same day, shortly after 4 p.m., Red Deer RCMP located a man in possession of a weapon in breach of court-imposed weapons conditions; the suspect was found to be in possession of a pool ball wrapped in a bandana, and was further in possession of counterfeit currency.
Steven Ashton, 24, has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, possession of counterfeit money and two counts of failing to comply with conditions.
On April 8th at 2:45 a.m., Red Deer RCMP patrolling downtown executed a traffic stop on a truck after it drove the wrong way on a one-way street. The driver of the truck provided a false name to police and was subsequently arrested on outstanding warrants out of Edmonton and area for breaching probation and failing to appear in court.
Roderick Borduzak, 37, has been charged with obstructing a peace officer and failing to comply with conditions.
On April 9th shortly after 3 a.m., RCMP on foot patrol in downtown Red Deer located a stolen Jeep in a parking lot and arrested the man they found to be in possession of it. The Jeep had been reported stolen out of Red Deer and had a license plate that had been reported stolen in a separate incident. RCMP continue to investigate. The male was further found to be wanted on a Canada-wide parole warrant.
Khoda Allyn Sullivan, 32, has been charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000, possession of stolen property under $5,000 and obstructing a peace officer.
On that same day shortly before 5 p.m., RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in a downtown parking lot, and located a woman in possession of what is believed to be crystal meth and in breach of court-imposed conditions.
Jackie Lynn Johnston, 37, has been charged with possession of Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking and failing to comply with recognizance.
As well on April 9th at 9 p.m., Red Deer RCMP responded to a report of an attempted vehicle theft in the Highland Green neighbourhood, and took a man into custody without incident. A 32-year-old man is facing charges as a result of that incident; those charges have not yet been sworn before the courts.