A number of recent arrests in Red Deer involved suspects fleeing police at high rates of speed; fortunately, no injuries resulted from those acts. Several of the suspects arrested recently were in possession of weapons or imitation firearms, in contravention of court-imposed conditions, and many were wanted on outstanding warrants.
On June 10th, Red Deer RCMP located and arrested a woman who was wanted on a warrant for extortion after she allegedly attempted to extort money from a victim of theft in exchange for keys that were stolen during the theft.
Angie Marie Jury, 27, has been charged with extortion and failing to comply with a probation order.
At 9 p.m. on June 10th, RCMP on patrol in south Red Deer conducted a traffic stop and located a woman who gave police a false name before being identified as a suspect who was wanted on several outstanding warrants; at the time of her arrest she was further found to be breaching court-imposed conditions.
Tashina Shaylene Night, 24, has been charged with obstructing a peace officer as well as her outstanding warrants.
At 12:15 a.m. on June 12th, RCMP on foot patrol in downtown Red Deer located two suspects who were both wanted on outstanding warrants and were found to be breaching court-imposed conditions; RCMP seized a knife from the male suspect.
Amanda Lee Beaverbones, 31, has been charged with three counts of failing to comply with conditions and illegal possession or trafficking in government documents as well as outstanding warrants out of Calgary and Red Deer for probation breaches and failing to attend court.
James Mitchell, 46, was wanted on outstanding warrants out of Medicine Hat for unlawful confinement, kidnapping, assault, drug possession and breaching conditions, and warrants out of Red Deer for possession of a dangerous weapon, failing to appear in court and a number of charges of failing to comply with conditions. He was further charged with four counts of failing to comply with conditions and possession of weapon for dangerous purpose.
On June 13th, shortly before 6 a.m., Red Deer RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious male who was found in a person’s vehicle. The suspect attempted to flee but was detained by the vehicle owner until police arrived. The suspect was wanted on several outstanding warrants at the time of his arrest and was found to be breaching court-imposed conditions.
Matthew Schoonderwoerd, 38, has been charged with mischief under $5,000 and failing to comply with conditions.
Schoonderwoerd was arrested again on June 15th at 5:30 a.m. when RCMP responded to a break and enter in progress at a residential garage on MacLeod Close. At the time of his arrest, Schoonderwoerd had outstanding warrants for failing to appear in court for the June 13th arrest. In addition to those warrants, Schoonderwoerd now faces an additional charge of breaking and entering.
Shortly after 7 p.m. on June 13th, RCMP on patrol located a truck with a stolen license plate. The driver of the truck drove through north Red Deer at excessive speeds and was observed running several red lights; police did not pursue for public safety reasons but located the occupants walking in the Normandeau neighbourhood. The male and female suspects were arrested after a brief foot chase and with assistance from several citizens. RCMP located the abandoned truck nearby and determined that it had also been stolen, separately from the license plate.
Michael Wayne Campbell, 32, has been charged with possession of stolen property under $5,000, possession of stolen property over $5,000, operating a motor vehicle while being pursued by police, dangerous operation of motor vehicle , failing to comply with conditions and two counts of failing to comply with a probation order.
Shortly before 10 p.m. on June 14th, RCMP responded to a report of a shoplifter who assaulted a grocery store security guard. On her arrest, RCMP determined that the suspect had numerous outstanding warrants out of Red Deer, Stettler and Medicine Hat.
Maureen Susan O’Keefe, 58, has been charged with assault and theft under $5,000.
At 2:30 a.m. on June 15th, RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter in progress to a residential garage. The victims followed the female suspect while calling police; when confronted nearby, the suspect pointed what appeared to be a handgun at one of the victims.
At the time of her arrest, the suspect was wanted on six outstanding warrants out of Camrose for possession of stolen property and misuse of credit cards, four outstanding warrants out of Innisfail for possession of stolen property over $5,000, possession of break-in tools and two counts of possession of a weapon, a warrant out of Killam for possession of stolen property over $5,000, and five warrants out of Red Deer for two counts of weapon possession, two counts of failing to comply and obstructing a peace officer.
In addition to these outstanding warrants, Liticia Helen Willier, 19, has been charged with pointing a firearm, possession of an imitation weapon for dangerous purpose, resisting/obstructing a peace officer and six counts of failing to comply with conditions.
At 6:30 a.m. on June 16th, RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle and located a stolen silver Ford Fusion at the Clearview Market. When police arrived, the Fusion collided with the police car and fled the scene, driving erratically and at high rates of speed. RCMP did not pursue the car, but located it abandoned nearby. Police Dog Services attended and tracked one of the suspects to a nearby green space where he was attempting to hide from police. RCMP located stolen identification in the suspect’s possession and determined that he was wanted on two outstanding warrants out of Red Deer for failing to appear in court.
In addition to outstanding warrants, Jeremy Michael Sanderson-Hayward, 29, has been charged with four counts of illegal possession or trafficking in government documents, possession of stolen property over $5,000 and possession of a Schedule I substance.
Shortly before 3 a.m. on June 17th, RCMP located a suspect in a stolen white Chevrolet Silverado. The suspect refused to stop for police and fled at a high rate of speed. Red Deer RCMP re-located the suspect truck a short time later and arrested the driver, who was found to be wanted on outstanding warrants out of Red Deer and Olds. RCMP continue to investigate.
In addition to outstanding warrants, Anthony Csordas, 19, has been charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000, resisting/obstructing a peace officer, two counts of dangerous operation of motor vehicle, personation to avoid arrest, four counts of failing to comply with conditions, operating a motor vehicle without registration, operating a motor vehicle with improper license plate and operating a motor vehicle without insurance.