December 2016 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP arrest man for fraud  

December 2, 2016 9:12 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – A Red Deer man is in court this morning after resisting arrest when RCMP located him in a bank attempting to cash stolen cheques.

Red Deer RCMP were called to the bank shortly before 5 pm on December 1 in response to a report that a suspicious male was attempting to cash fraudulent cheques. When RCMP arrived, the suspect engaged in a brief physical altercation with police officers and attempted to flee on foot before being arrested in the parking lot. 

34 year old Michael Gary Bishop faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 270(1)(a) – Assault on police officer
  • Criminal Code 129(a) – Resists/ obstructs peace officer
  • Criminal Code 355(b) – Possession of stolen property under $5,000 X 2
  • Criminal Code 380(1)(b) – Fraud under $5,000
  • Criminal Code 733.1(1) – Fail to comply with probation order

Michael Bishop will appear in court in Red Deer at 9:30 am on December 2.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-304-7764

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