Two arrested with firearm, stolen IDs on multiple warrants

Two arrested with firearm, stolen IDs on multiple warrants

Red Deer RCMP arrest two with multiple outstanding warrants

Red Deer RCMP arrested a man and a woman who were both wanted on multiple outstanding warrants after finding them in possession of stolen identification, meth and a gun.

At 4 a.m. on Nov. 30th, RCMP were conducting targeted patrols in an area known for criminal activity when they located a suspicious vehicle parked in a commercial lot. The man and woman associated with the vehicle gave police false names, and the man attempted to flee police on foot. RCMP seized stolen identification, a firearm, ammunition and methamphetamine from the car.

Joseph Peter Schneider, 31, faces the charges of resisting and obstructing a peace officer, identity fraud and three counts of possession of stolen property under $5,000.

At the time of his arrest, Schneider was wanted on outstanding warrants out of Red Deer for possession for the purpose of trafficking, evading police, two counts of possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of break-in instruments, possession of stolen property, failing to appear in court and three counts of possession of a controlled substance.

Kayla Marie Cecka, 28, faces the charges of unsafe storage of a firearm, possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle, resisting and obstructing a peace officer, five counts of failing to comply with conditions, identity theft and possession of Schedule I substance (methamphetamine).

At the time of her arrest, Cecka was wanted on numerous outstanding warrants for persons and property crimes.

– Connolly

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