Red Deer, Alberta – A Red Deer man who was wanted on a number of outstanding warrants is in court this morning after RCMP located him in a stolen truck the evening of August 4 and arrested him after a brief foot chase.
RCMP located the suspect in a stolen truck in a parking lot on Dunlop Street at approximately 7:30 pm on August 4, after a citizen reported seeing the stolen vehicle. As police approached the truck, the suspect attempted to flee on foot but was captured by police almost immediately without injury to anyone. The suspect was wanted on a number of outstanding warrants, and the truck, a black Dodge Ram, had been reported stolen out of Red Deer on July 31.
22 year old David Lee Gallinger of Red Deer faces the following charges as a result of the events of August 4, as well as previous charges from his outstanding warrants:
- Criminal Code 354 – Possession of stolen property over $5,000
- Criminal Code 145(3) – Fail to comply with recognizance X 2
- Criminal Code 129(a) – Resist peace officer
Gallinger will appear in Alberta Provincial Court in Red Deer on August 8 at 9:30 am.
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP