After follow-up investigation, RCMP now believe this incident was a misunderstanding, and applaud the girl for her safe reaction to a perceived danger.
December 2014 RCMP News Archive
CRU was busy in November with arrests for drug trafficking, stolen property, violations of court ordered conditions, and monitoring prolific criminals in the city.
RCMP have received three new reports in the last few days of rental scams - fortunately, Red Deerians asked the right questions and were not taken in.
A blue truck and a red car were doing doughnuts in the parking lot when one hit two sheds, causing almost $3,000 damage.
During two check stops Friday night, Red Deer RCMP laid a number of charges for outstanding warrants, drugs and other violations, and arrested four impaired drivers.
The placards are available at numerous locations throughout the city, and can deter vehicle break-ins.
Both drivers sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
RCMP seized heroin, marihuana and a loaded shotgun from the vehicle; 24 year old Joshua McKinnon of Red Deer faces four charges.
Three homes in the Anders neighbourhood have been broken into in the past week. In two cases, thieves stole vehicles as well as household items.
A man and woman were caught on camera trying to break into a vehicle in an underground garage on Ironside Street.
Weber has been located in good health, and RCMP thank the public for their assistance.
A woman who stole a laptop from Future Shop on November 20 was caught on surveillance camera.
As part of an ongoing investigation, Red Deer RCMP are trying to verify the location of a large painting by local artist Douglas Strickland.
PSCT paid unannounced visits to numerous drinking establishments in Red Deer; one establishment faces a fine and several more received warnings.
The 13 impaired drivers arrested since December 1 in Red Deer doesn't include check stop tallies.
RCMP offer bar safety tips to keep your celebrations safe.
Red Deer RCMP look for suspect in attempted abduction of 13 year old girl – UPDATE #4 – Charges laid
29 year old Alexander Beaulieu of Red Deer faces 7 Criminal Code charges, including attempted kidnapping, aggravated assault and choking with intent. He appears in court in Red Deer on January 2.
Smaaslet was reported missing on December 9 and is known to spend time in downtown Red Deer.
Two men in a stolen truck rammed two police vehicles in order to escape arrest on December 20.
Between December 1 - 24, approximately 30 vehicles in Red Deer were stolen when drivers left them running and unlocked.