Williams Lake RCMP arrest prolific offender


2017-04-29 17:25 PDT

File # 2017-3209

Williams Lake RCMP members have one man in custody following a targeted enforcement on a known violent offender. The man, who is well known to police was wanted on an outstanding warrant stemming from active investigations in Williams Lake.

On Saturday April 29th 2017 at 1:00, the Williams Lake GIS members observed this man in the Deep Creek area. The man, who is known to flee from the police, rammed a police car in an attempt to evade police. A pursuit was initiated for a short distance. The vehicle lost control and crashed and both the driver and the passenger were arrested. There were no injuries.

The arrest warrant from April 11th 2017 included offences of dangerous driving, hit and run, threats and breach of conditions. The man is well known to police and known to be violent.

The offenders involved in violent offences or making threats of violence will be pro-actively targeted for full accountability" said Insp Jeff Pelley Officer in Charge of Williams Lake RCMP.

Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George B.C. V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521

Email: madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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