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Red Deer RCMP search for Kevin Gallagher on warrants – Update – Arrested

October 31, 2016 9:44 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP have arrested 32 year old Kevin Leo Gallagher after locating him in a stolen vehicle the afternoon of October 27; Gallagher was wanted on 11 outstanding warrants and now faces additional charges related to the stolen vehicle. Gallagher has further been identified and charged as the suspect in the October 16 robbery of a man at knifepoint on the Red Deer College grounds.

RCMP located Gallagher when they responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked on 59 Avenue Crescent; the silver Jeep Patriot had been reported stolen out of Red Deer on October 23.

In addition to the charges related to his 11 outstanding warrants, Kevin Leo Gallagher now faces the following charges related to his October 27 arrest and the October 16 robbery:

  • Criminal Code 344(1)(b) – Robbery with weapon
  • Criminal Code 88(1) – Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Criminal Code 355(a) – Possession of stolen property over $5,000 X 3
  • Criminal Code 145(3) – Fail to comply with conditions X 4
  • Criminal Code 56.1 – Illegally possess or traffic in government (identification) documents

Gallagher made his first court appearance on October 28 in Red Deer and will appear in court again this morning, October 31, at 9:30 am.

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

BACKGROUND:

October 20, 2016

Red Deer RCMP search for Kevin Gallagher on warrants

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are searching for 32 year old Kevin Leo Gallagher, who is wanted on 11 Alberta-wide warrants out of Red Deer and Brooks for charges that include fraud, uttering forged documents, theft, possession of stolen property, failing to appear in court, and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle while fleeing police. Red Deer RCMP have been searching for Gallagher since his most recent failure to appear in court in Red Deer on October 17. Gallagher is also wanted on two Saskatchewan-wide warrants for theft and breach of probation. He is actively evading arrest and Red Deer RCMP are requesting public assistance to locate him.

Citizens are advised not to approach Gallagher if he is seen; instead, please contact Red Deer RCMP immediately at 403-343-5575.

Kevin Leo Gallagher is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • 5’10” tall
  • Approximately 180 lbs
  • Short dark brown hair
  • Brown eyes
  • Star tattoo on the back of his right hand; horned bull tattoo on the left side of his neck

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

BACKGROUND:

October 20, 2016

Red Deer RCMP look for suspect after personal robbery

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify the suspect who robbed a man at knifepoint the afternoon of October 16.

At approximately 5 pm on October 16, the victim interrupted a male suspect in the act of stealing items from his vehicle while it was parked at an outbuilding on the grounds of Red Deer College. The victim was able to recover his items from the thief, but the suspect then pulled a knife and demanded cash. He took a small amount of cash from the victim and rode away on a bicycle, heading east toward Taylor Drive.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • 5’8” to 5’10” tall
  • average build
  • in his twenties
  • scruffy facial hair
  • wearing a red baseball cap and a puffy jacket, riding a white mountain bike

If you have information about this incident, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403.343.5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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

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