UPDATE: May 25th, 12:37 pm

The Red Deer RCMP issued a heavy police presence notification this morning while officers effected a high risk arrest utilizing the Emergency Response Team  in the area of 47 A Avenue and 55 Street.

Officers were successful in making the arrest.

One male was located on outstanding warrants and taken into custody.

31-year-old Red Deer resident, Chad Wickett,  was arrested for:

  • Conspiracy to commit murder
  • Using a firearm in the commission of an offence
  • Possession of weapons
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Failing to comply with a release order


Anyone who may have information can 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 www.P3Tips.com or using the “P3 TIPS” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.


Red Deer RCMP are currently responding to a police incident in the area of 47 A Avenue and 55 Street.

Police are asking residents to avoid the area as it will remain blocked during the investigation.

There is no immediate threat to the public.  

Police ask that residents refrain from posting photos of officers on social media.

An update will be provided when available.

map of affected area