On March 27, 2022, Red Deer RCMP were dispatched to a call of a distressed male who had been forcibly confined at a residence on Parke Avenue, Red Deer.

Red Deer RCMP identified the occurrence address and executed a search warrant with the assistance of the RCMP Emergency Response Team.

As a result of the investigation, a male was arrested and one firearm was seized from the apartment. 29-year-old Todd Deschambeault of Red Deer faces seven charges:

  • Forcible confinement
  • Robbery
  • Assault
  • Possession of a firearm while prohibited (x2)
  • Possession of an unauthorized firearm 
  • Possession of restricted firearm with ammunition

Deschambeault has been remanded and is scheduled to appear at Red Deer Provincial Court on March 29, 2022.