Theft Suspect Identified; 23-year-old Jared McLeod of Red Deer WANTED

Rimbey, Alberta – After receiving tips from the public, charges have been laid in relation to an April 23 vehicle theft at the Best Western Hotel in Rimbey.

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At 6:00 am on April 23, a man arrived at the Best Western Hotel in Rimbey on a bicycle, went into the hotel and stole a purse belonging to an employee. The suspect then used keys from the purse to steal a Dodge Cavan from the hotel parking lot. In May, RCMP issued a press release with surveillance images of the suspect and asked for the public’s help to identify him.

As a result of information received from the public, Rimbey RCMP have charged 23-year-old Jared McLeod of Red Deer with theft of a motor vehicle and three counts of theft under $5000. Arrest warrants have been obtained for Jared McLeod and he remains at large.

Arrest warrants have been obtained for Jared McLeod and he remains at large.
Arrest warrants have been obtained for Jared McLeod and he remains at large.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Rimbey RCMP at 403-843-2224. 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 (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions on how). 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), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

BACKGROUND

May 18, 2017

Rimbey RCMP – Assist to identify

Rimbey, Alberta – The Rimbey RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to identify a person of interest in the investigation of a minivan theft from the Rimbey Best Western on April 23.

At 6:00 am on April 23, a man arrived at the Best Western Hotel in Rimbey on a bicycle, went into the hotel and stole a purse belonging to an employee. The suspect then used keys found in the purse to steal a grey Dodge Caravan from the Hotel parking lot. The van has since been recovered. Surveillance cameras at the nearby CanAlta hotel captured the attached image of a man matching the suspect description.

Rimbey RCMP are asking anyone that can identify the person in this photograph to call the Rimbey RCMP at 403-843-2223. 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 (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions on how). 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), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Rimbey RCMP


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