UPDATE: Rimbey RCMP lay theft charge on Red Deer man

As a result of public assistance and tips to the RCMP, a suspect has been identified and a warrant is out for his arrest

  • Apr. 10, 2017 8:00 a.m.

As a result of public assistance in the form of tips, and assistance from RCMP members in other detachments, a suspect has been charged in an April 3 incident.

Rimbey RCMP investigated after a report that a male and female were at a rural property trying to steal the homeowner’s truck.  Public information was sought to identify the male.

25-year-old Quinn Russell Peterson, of Red Deer, has been identified and is facing one criminal code charge of Theft of a Motor Vehicle.  A warrant for his arrest has been issued and Rimbey RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating him.

If you have information about the whereabouts of Quinn Peterson, please call the Rimbey RCMP at 403-843-2223 or call your local police detachment.  If you want 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.

BACKGROUND: Last week, a male and female attempted to steal a truck parked at a rural property west of Rimbey. They were scared off by the home owner who captured photograph images of the male, and the vehicle they drove.