Citizen’s tip leads Innisfail RCMP to arrest

Innisfail, Alberta – On December 4th, 2018 at approximately 1145 am Innisfail RCMP received a complaint of a male highly intoxicated at the Super 8 motel in Innisfail Alberta.

RCMP arrived a found a highly intoxicated male inside the lounge area at the motel and the male was identified and found to be on conditions not to be in a licenced premise. The male was arrested and was found to have a lanyard on his person with a key fob that belonged to a vehicle in the parking lot. This vehicle was confirmed stolen and a search of the vehicle revealed numerous suspected stolen items as well as weapons and illegal substances.

Kent Leigh Nichol, 39 yrs, of Red Deer County has been charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of Trafficking X5
  • Unauthorized Possession of a firearm X4
  • Possession of a weapon dangerous to public X7
  • Possess firearm/ammo contrary to prohibition X21
  • Possession of stolen property over $5000
  • Possession of stolen property under $5000 X6
  • Possession of break in tools
  • Breach probation X8
  • Possess ID documents X4
A search of the vehicle revealed numerous suspected stolen items as well as weapons and illegal substances.
A search of the vehicle revealed numerous suspected stolen items as well as weapons and illegal substances.
A search of the vehicle revealed numerous suspected stolen items as well as weapons and illegal substances.
A search of the vehicle revealed numerous suspected stolen items as well as weapons and illegal substances.

Nichol has been remanded to appear December 11, 2018 at 0930 am in Red Deer Provincial Court.

Property crimes are a priority for the RCMP. Alberta RCMP are committed to increased inter-agency communication, shared criminal intelligence and a strategic focus on prolific property crimes offenders, in keeping with the K Division emphasis on crime reduction strategies.

Innisfail RCMP



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