Red Deer RCMP executes search warrant resulting in three arrests; “illicit drugs and a suspected bicycle chop shop”

Red Deer, Alberta – In late July 2021, Red Deer RCMP’s Crime Reduction Team (CRT) began an investigation into a residence in Oriole Park after numerous reports from neighbours regarding suspicious people and activity at the property.

On Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, the Red Deer RCMP Crime Reduction Team (CRT) executed a search warrant at 15 Odell Green. The search warrant resulted in the seizure of stripped copper wire, a large quantity of power tools of various makes, generators, illicit drugs and a suspected bicycle chop shop. Also seized in the residence were several watches and counterfeit currency.

Three individuals were arrested in relation to the search warrant.

John Goodheart, 57, of Red Deer faces the following charges:

Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Property Obtained by Crime

Break and Enter rural property

Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000

Mischief Under $5000

Breach of Prohibition Order

Possession of a Controlled Substance x2

Goodheart has been released, and is scheduled to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court on Oct. 5, 2021.

Arrested
File Photo – Arrested

Matthew Comfort, 43, of Red Deer faces the following charges:

Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Property Obtained by Crime

Break and Enter rural property

Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000

Mischief Under $5000

Possession of a Controlled Substance

Fail to comply with Release Order

Comfort has been released, and is scheduled to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court on Oct. 5, 2021.

A 42-year-old female whose name cannot be released was also arrested and released on an Undertaking pending charges.

The Red Deer RCMP would like to thank the nearby residents for their patience throughout the investigation. If anyone has information on the stolen watches, please call the RCMP Red Deer non-emergency line 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

File #2021-1117835



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