Red Deer RCMP execute search warrant, seize stolen property

Last week, Red Deer RCMP recovered hundreds of items of stolen property during a search warrant.

On July 17, 2020, a search warrant was executed by the Crime Reduction Team in Parkside Estates. Two individuals, 37-year-old Robert Martin and 40 year-old Michael Hawman were arrested and charged for possession of stolen property. Both are known repeat offenders and were identified on PINPOINT.

Hundreds of stolen items, many collector items, were recovered during the search warrant, including:

  • Noah Welch signed hockey sticks (stolen during a B&E)
  • Autographed guitar pick collection (stolen during a B&E in 2018)
  • Binders of hockey cards believed stolen
  • Twelve stolen bikes
  • Forty wrist watches
  • Forty cell phones and tablets
  • Stolen security system, jewellery, tools, keys for several buildings in Red Deer
  • Paramedic computer and uniform
  • Stolen vehicle and numerous stolen licence plates
  • Ammunition, tannerite, bear spray and airsoft pistol
  • A variety of break-and-enter tools

RCMP have contacted several of the rightful owners to reunite them with the recovered property.

If anyone has any information related to this incident or these individuals to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.