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Red Deer RCMP seize firearms during stolen vehicle investigation

November 3, 2017 9:15 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Five Red Deer men face charges after RCMP located a stolen vehicle and four firearms during a series of linked investigations in Riverside Meadows on October 25.

Red Deer RCMP were patrolling in the Riverside Meadows neighbourhood when they located a stolen car parked at a residence and observed a suspect who was known to be wanted on warrants in the garage at the residence; when the suspect refused to surrender, RCMP applied for a warrant to enter the garage. As police officers made entry, the occupants surrendered without incident. RCMP seized two long guns and ammunition from the garage.

RCMP returned to the area shortly after 11 pm the same night after receiving a complaint of suspicious males who were reported to be searching in bushes and dumpsters with flashlights. RCMP contained the area and located one suspect, who was found to be in breach of a number of court-imposed conditions. RCMP located two firearms in a bag under a nearby vehicle and seized them.

37 year old Jeremy Daniel Hiebert faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 86(1) – Careless use of a firearm
  • Criminal Code 92(1) – Possession of a prohibited firearm while knowing possession is unauthorized
  • Criminal Code 117.01(1) – Possession of firearm contrary to order
  • Criminal Code 355(a) – Possession of stolen property over $5,000

Hiebert is scheduled to appear in court in Red Deer on November 10 at 9:30 am.

36 year old Quentin Strawberry faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 86(1) – Careless use of a firearm
  • Criminal Code 92(1) – Possession of a prohibited firearm while knowing possession is unauthorized
  • Criminal Code 117.01(1) – Possession of firearm contrary to order
  • Criminal Code 355(a) – Possession of stolen property over $5,000

Strawberry is scheduled to appear in court in Red Deer on November 9 at 9:30 am.

18 year old Isaiah Sean Nobel faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 87(1) – Pointing a firearm
  • Criminal Code 88(1) – Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Criminal Code 91(1) – Unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Criminal Code 117.01(1) – Possession of firearm contrary to order
  • Criminal Code 355(b) – Possession of stolen property under $5,000
  • Criminal Code 733.1(1) – Fail to comply with probation order

Nobel is scheduled to appear in court in Red Deer on November 14 at 9:30 am.

27 year old Robert Theus Handy faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 86(1) – Careless use of a firearm
  • Criminal Code 92(1) – Possession of a prohibited firearm while knowing possession is unauthorized
  • Criminal Code 355(a) – Possession of stolen property over $5,000

Handy is scheduled to appear in court in Red Deer on November 8 at 9:30 am.

31 year old Curtis Ryan Lewis faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 129(a) – Resist/ obstruct peace officer
  • Criminal Code 145(3) – Fail to comply with conditions X 3

Lewis is scheduled to appear in court in Red Deer on November 8 at 9:30 am.

The Honda Civic had been reported stolen out of Red Deer on October 24 when it was left unattended, unlocked and running.

Red Deer RCMP continue to investigate. If you have information about this investigation, 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.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-391-4034

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