For Immediate Release / March 12, 2024

RCMP - Arrest Shoplifters

On March 10, 2024, St. Albert RCMP engaged in a Retail Crime Blitz in our city during the evening hours. St. Albert RCMP officers are aware that retail crime is increasing and is a growing problem for local businesses. With consultation of Loss Prevention Officers, St. Albert RCMP targeted high retail crime locations with the goal of identifying and arresting individuals engaged in retail theft and deterring repeat offenders.

Seven arrests were made during the evening, resulting in:

  • 2 Warnings
  • 2 Trespass Notices
  • 3 individuals charged with Theft under $5000 S. 334(b) of the Criminal Code

Of these arrests, 1 individual was a youth, and 6 were adults. The total value of items recovered as a result exceeded $1000.

If you have any information on any crime, you are asked to contact the St. Albert RCMP at 780-458-7700 or your local police. 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.

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Last edited: March 12, 2024