Red Deer RCMP conducted a joint investigation with Edmonton Police Service and K Division Emergency Response Team resulting in 141 charges and two arrests.
Following reports of a stolen wallet in Red Deer and a related fraudulent vehicle purchase in Edmonton, Red Deer RCMP and EPS conducted a joint investigation. The female suspect was found to be living in Red Deer and on Nov. 13, 2019, a search warrant was executed at a residence in Inglewood.
While executing the warrant, the suspect was involved in a nearby collision with a stolen vehicle. In the vehicle the following items were seized:
· Two rifles
· Stolen police equipment
· Two-way radios
· Stolen Alberta license plates
During the warrant execution, a male was found hiding in the Inglewood residence and RCMP K Division Emergency Response Team assisted in his arrest. The following items were seized during the search of the residence:
· 11 firearms
· Hundreds of rounds of ammunition
· Drugs and paraphernalia
· Stolen laptop
· Vehicle that was fraudulently purchased
· Stolen identification
Savannah Korth, 23, and Connor Mueller, 26, both from Red Deer face a total of 141 Criminal Code, drug and traffic-related charges, with 59 of the charges shared. Korth and Mueller each face 47 firearms-related charges, six counts of possession of stolen property under $5000, two counts of having a firearm in a motor vehicle, possession for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of a stolen vehicle.
Savannah Korth faces additional Criminal Code and Traffic Safety Act charges including failure to remain at the scene of an accident, operating a conveyance while prohibited, operating a motor vehicle without insurance and registration, and failure to comply with a probation order.
Connor Mueller faces additional Criminal Code charges including two counts of unlawfully resisting a peace/police officer, eight additional firearm-related charges, unlawful possession of body armor, and unlawful operation of a motor vehicle.
Both Mueller and Korth are scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 6, 2020 in Red Deer.