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Red Deer RCMP seek assistance in locating male wanted for assaulting an RCMP officer

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June 4, 2019

Red Deer, Alta. – The RCMP have obtained an arrest warrant in the first instance for 42-year-old Rad Rondeau, following a violent incident that left an RCMP officer suffering injuries and requiring medical attention. Public assistance is being sought in locating Rondeau.

Early this morning at 3:26 a.m., a Red Deer RCMP officer responded to a complaint of a trespasser at a business located on 50 Avenue.  The officer located a male believed to be the suspect and engaged in conversation with him.  During the interaction, the male is alleged to have assaulted the RCMP officer to the point where he was knocked unconscious, bleeding from the head area, and left on the ground.  The male fled.

Civilian security staff observed the incident and provided first aid assistance to the officer.  He was transported to a local hospital and has since been released.

Rondeau is described as:

–          Caucasian, brown hair / brown eyes

–          Approximately 5’10” tall / 190 lbs.

–          He is of no fixed address, and may be seen in the downtown area

In relation to the above incident, charges of Aggravated assault on a police officer, robbery and obstruction have been laid.  Prior to this incident, Rondeau was wanted on unrelated arrest warrants resulting from offences committed in May.

If you have information about this investigation or the whereabouts of Rad Rondeau, please call the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575, or your local police detachment. Don’t approach Rondeau if he is located. 

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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RCMP nab Red Deer driver doing 112 km/h on 30th Avenue

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From Red Deer RCMP: Red Deer RCMP stop driver travelling at extreme speed

Red Deer, Alta. – On June 8, 2019, Red Deer RCMP caught a driver travelling 112 km/h in a 60 km/h zone.  

In response to community complaints, Red Deer RCMP were conducting speed enforcement on 30 Avenue near 55 Street when they observed the driver driving at a high rate of speed at approximately 9:30 p.m. The vehicle was stopped, and the driver was unable to provide valid proof of insurance, or valid drivers licence. As a result of the offences, the male driver has been summoned to court to appear before a judge.

Four other vehicles were stopped for speeding at the same location and issued violation tickets. 

“Citizens making the reckless decision to travel at such extreme speeds pose a serious risk the public.”  said Sergeant Mike Zufferli with the Red Deer RCMP Traffic Unit. “These extreme speeds show a wanton disregard for the safety of others, and we continue to work everyday to address it, through enforcement and education.” 

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2 youth arrested, police looking for 3rd suspect after firearm reported in middle school

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Red Deer RCMP respond to threat at Eastview Middle School

On June 11, 2019, at approximately 3:22 p.m. Red Deer RCMP responded to a call at Eastview Middle School after three male youth entered the school with a possible firearm.  

Eastview Middle School, along with surrounding schools, were put into lockdown as a result. 

There were no injuries as a result of this incident.   

RCMP cleared the building and the suspects fled. Two of the three suspects have been apprehended and charged with firearms related offences. RCMP continue to search for the remaining suspect. 

A replica firearm was later located. 

RCMP continue to investigate this incident and are asking for the public’s assistance. If you have information about this investigation, please call the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575, or your local police detachment. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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