Red Deer RCMP make arrests and continue investigation into robbery at Fort Normandeau Park; “three individuals approached a group of two females”

Red Deer, Alberta – On Thursday August 27, 2020 Red Deer RCMP responded to a robbery that occurred in the area of Fort Normandeau.

At approximately 3:30 p.m., Red Deer RCMP and emergency medical services responded to a call of robbery in the area of the Fort Normandeau park. Further investigation determined that three individuals approached a group of two females and an interaction occurred wherein one of the females was injured by an airsoft pistol that was used by one of the three suspects during the robbery.

The victim who was injured was treated for minor injuries.

Red Deer RCMP have arrested two individuals in relation to this incident, investigation continues for the third.

(File Photo) Red Deer Arrested
(File Photo) Red Deer Arrested

Jaydyn Lovelace, a 24-year old male from Red Deer has been charged with the following offences in relation to this incident:

· Robbery – Section 344(1)(b) of the Criminal Code;

· Uttering threats – Section 264.1 of the Criminal Code;

· Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose – Section 88(1) of the Criminal Code;

· Breach of probation – Section 733.1 of the Criminal Code; and two counts

· Fail to comply with conditions of release– Section 145(5) of the Criminal Code

Brandon Wegner, a 29-year old male from Red Deer has been charged with the following offences in relation to this incident:

· Possession of Property obtained by crime over $5000 – Section 355.5(a) of the Criminal Code;

· Possession of Property obtained by crime under $5000 – Section 355.5(b) of the Criminal Code; and single count

· Fail to comply with conditions of release– Section 145(4) of the Criminal Code

Red Deer RCMP continues to investigate this incident and are asking anyone with information to call police at 403-343-5575. 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.

Red Deer RCMP



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