Two suspicious vehicles spotted in Penhold, Alberta led Innisfail RCMP to make a traffic stop and eventually arrest a 22 year old man from Calgary and a 20 year old woman from Red Deer.
On March 9th, 2018 at approximately 230 am Innisfail RCMP were on pro-active patrol's in Penhold, Alberta when they saw two suspicious vehicles.
A vehicle stop was initiated and the male passenger in the vehicle was identified as Dustin Mitchell. Mitchell was found to be wanted on 10 outstanding warrants as well as being bound by a probation order and recognizance. Mitchell was arrested without incident. The female driver of the vehicle was identified as Tasha King. King was also found to be on curfew conditions and was arrested without incident. A search incidental to the arrests revealed illegal drugs, a loaded .22 caliber Ruger 10/22 rifle with a magazine and counterfeit US currency.
Dustin Mitchell (22 Yrs) of Calgary has been charged with:
- Fail to comply with probation
- Fail to comply with recognizance X3
Mitchell was remanded and his next court date is scheduled for March 23, 2018 at Red Deer Provincial Court.
Tasha King (20 yrs) of Red Deer Alberta has been charged with:
- knowingly possessing a firearm while unauthorized
- Possession of firearm without holding a license
- Occupant of a motor vehicle with a firearm
- Possession of a restricted weapon
- Fail to comply with recognizance X6
- Possession of counterfeit money
- Possession of controlled substance
King was remanded and her next court date is scheduled for March 16, 2018 at Red Deer Provincial Court.
Property crimes are a priority for the Alberta RCMP in its crime reduction strategies. There is an ongoing focus on targeting, and putting a stop to the activities of repeat property crime offenders. Public assistance in reporting suspicious activity is an important piece of this strategy. If you have any information about this or any other crime, please call the Innisfail RCMP at 403 227 3342. If you want to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.