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Drayton Valley RCMP and Rocky Mountain House RCMP nab Carjacking suspects on Highway 620 in Brazeau County


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 Drayton Valley, AB – On March 8, 2018 at approximately 4:13 A.M., An urgent call of a Carjacking with a firearm on Highway 620 in Brazeau County was received by Drayton Valley RCMP.  A local cab driver had their vehicle stolen by suspects who hired the cab for a ride, and en route pointed a firearm at the driver and ordered the driver to leave. The victim departed and was not injured.  Assistance was dispatched from Rocky Mountain House Detachment who made contact with the stolen vehicle.  A second suspect involved with another stolen vehicle attempted to block Police from stopping the stolen cab.  Police were able to get by the second stolen vehicle and were able to successfully disable the stolen cab with a spikebelt.  Several gunshots were discharged by the suspect into the air.  After a short standoff the suspect was taken into custody without further incident.  The second stolen vehicle was also successfully stopped by Police after it had broken down and the driver was taken into custody. 

Avery Goodrunning, 23 years of age, from the Rocky Mountain House area is charged with 13 Criminal Code offences including Robbery with a firearm, Pointing a firearm, Flight from Police, Theft and several related charges.

Kelly Goodrunning, 26 years of age, from the Rocky Mountain House area is charged with 9 Criminal Code offences including Robbery with a firearm, Pointing a firearm, Flight from Police, Theft and several related charges.

“This matter was extremely serious in nature and the potential for grievous harm was present throughout this incident,” says Staff Sergeant Malcolm Callihoo of the Drayton Valley RCMP.  “This was a great example of committed teamwork between two Detachment areas, Drayton Valley and Rocky Mountain House Detachments, to locate, apprehend and resolve this incident with no injuries to the Public or Police, and both suspects are now held in custody.”

Both male suspects have been remanded into custody are scheduled to appear in Drayton Valley Provincial Court on March 20, 2018. 

As this matter is before the courts, no further information will be provided. 

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Police looking for these 3 suspects after Super 8 Motel in Innisfail robbed early Monday morning

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Innisfail RCMP investigate robbery

Innisfail Ala. – On May 29, 2023, at approximately 4:10 a.m., the Super 8 motel in Innisfail was the victim of an armed robbery. Three male suspects entered the hotel, two of which had firearms.  Money was demanded from the manager. All three left the motel in a vehicle which is described as:

  • Chevrolet Dura Max truck
  • Sliver
  • Lifted

The suspects are described as:

Suspect #1: Caucasian male, tall and muscular. Wearing jeans and a grey Under Armour hoody. He was carrying a pistol.

Suspect #2: Caucasian male,  short.  Wearing all black. He was carrying a sawed off shotgun

Suspect #3: Caucasian male tall with a chubby belly. He was wearing a grey hoody, jeans and a black ball hat.

If you have information about this incident, please call the Innisfail RCMP at 403-227-3341 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers for instructions).

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20 year old Red Deer man faces child pornography charges

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Red Deer RCMP – one male arrested and charged with distribution of child pornography

 On May 11, 2023 Red Deer RCMP arrested and charged a resident of Red Deer with child luring and multiple child pornography offences.

Red Deer General Investigative Section (GIS) conduct a joint investigation with ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit.

Due to joint efforts in the lengthy inter-agency investigation, Red Deer RCMP arrested and charged 20-year-old Mark Andrada.

Andrada was charged with the following Criminal Code Offences:

  1. Possession of Child Pornography
  2. Exporting Child pornography
  3. Accessing child pornography
  4. Print/ publish/ make child pornography
  5. Luring a child

Andrada allegedly engaged in sexually explicit online chats with a young female victim in Illinois. The victim was sextorted into providing photos and videos, which the accused later tried to sell. The FBI was involved in the investigation.

Andrada appeared before a Justice of the Peace and was released with his next court appearance set for June 9, 2023, at the Alberta Court of Justice in Red Deer.

If you have information about this matter, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-406-2300 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or using the “P3 TIPS” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

To report crime online, or for access to RCMP news and information, download the Alberta RCMP app through Apple or Google Play.

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