Leduc RCMP conducted warrant round-up initiative resulting in 28 arrests

Leduc, Alberta – Leduc RCMP conducted a month-long crime reduction initiative that targeted offenders with outstanding arrest warrants in the Leduc detachment area. The initiative utilized resources from Leduc Crime Reduction Unit, members of Leduc RCMP, as well as the detachment analyst and administrative support personnel.

Arrested (File Photo)

Members proactively attended multiple residences and arrested offenders for a range of offences including failing to appear in court, assaults and various property crimes.

In total, officers arrested 28 individuals executing 59 outstanding warrants and $4,050 in fines were paid. Of these warrants 66 were Criminal Code charges and 20 were Traffic Safety Act charges.

In the process of locating individuals, officers seized a small quantity of cocaine and laid a total of 6 new charges against one of the offenders.

“We will continue to work with communities to implement crime reductive initiatives to target known offenders and address the root cause of crime in the area.” Says Acting Sgt. Penny Penney, Leduc Crime Reduction Unit. “Efforts are being made to target their criminal activities and hold them accountable before the courts.”

If you have information with regards to the whereabouts of a person you believe has outstanding warrants for their arrest. Please call the Leduc RCMP at 780-980-7200 or your local police. If you want 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.

Leduc RCMP

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