On Sept. 10, 2020 at approximately 2 p.m., members of the Leduc RCMP Crime Reduction Unit were patrolling in the area of 50 Street and West Haven Boulevard when they observed a male known to be wanted riding a bicycle.
Officers approached the male in the parking lot of the 7-11 gas station and arrested him without incident.
Further investigation revealed that the bicycle was stolen out of Edmonton.
A 32-year-old male of Leduc was charged with the following:
- Fail to comply with release order conditions x8
- Possession of break-in instruments
- Possession of property obtained by Crime under $5000. x3
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
Following a judicial hearing, the 32-year-old male chose not to speak to bail. He is scheduled to appear in Leduc Provincial Court on Oct. 8, 2020.
Crime Reduction continues to be a policing priority for Leduc RCMP. Proactive enforcement such as this demonstrates our commitment to Alberta's Crime Reduction strategy and helps create a safer community
Leduc RCMP are asking the public to report suspicious person, vehicles and activities in their neighbourhoods. If you have information regarding crime or suspicious activity, please contact the Leduc RCMP at 780-980-7267 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8444 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.