Red Deer RCMP seize weapons and stolen property during multi-agency bust

 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.