Red Deer woman and man charged in stolen property crime-related offences

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A Red Deer woman and a man face multiple charges related to a number of property crime-related offences.

On Sept. 2, Didsbury RCMP, Sundre RCMP and the Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Team found a truck that fled the RCMP the day before from a Sundre motel. Investigating officers determined that the people associated with the truck had used a stolen Alberta driver's license to check into the motel.

The couple were arrested leaving the motel without incident.

Ashley Zielke, 36, from Red Deer has been charged with the following:

  • Flight from police;
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle;
  • Theft of credit card;
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000;
  • Fail to comply with probation order (x2) ;
  • Possess weapon for a dangerous purpose;
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm;
  • Possess firearm with tampered serial number; and
  • Unsafe storage of firearm

Zielke was released from custody following a bail hearing. She's scheduled to appear in Cochrane Provincial Court on Sept. 21.

Derik McCorriston, 30, of no fixed address, has been charged with the following:

  • Possess weapon for a dangerous purpose;
  • Possess firearm with a tampered serial number;
  • Unauthorized possession of firearm; and
  • Unsafe storage of firearm

McCorriston was released from custody following a bail hearing. He's scheduled to appear in Didsbury Provincial Court on Oct. 4.