On March 29, 2023, Calgary Police alerted Red Deer RCMP that they were following a male driver who was unlawfully at large and had threatened to shoot police. The suspect was believed to be driving a vehicle stolen out of Stettler, Alta.
The Red Deer RCMP's Crime Reduction Team located the vehicle in the Costco parking lot in Gasoline Alley, and members quickly intercepted the individual when they entered the store.
A 66-year-old individual was arrested without incident and has been remanded into custody.
Calgary Police are still investigating the incident to determine if additional charges are warranted.
If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-406-2200. If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).
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