27-year-old Jonathan Meakin WANTED on warrant – ARRESTED

Cold Lake, AlbertaOn November 25, 2016, during the late afternoon, Cold Lake RCMP with the assistance of St. Paul Police Dog Services, located Jonathan Meakin and Tarron Grandbois, operating a stolen vehicle on the Cold Lake First Nations.  Cold Lake RCMP successfully deployed a spike belt with both suspects fleeing on foot into the woods.  Cold Lake RCMP and St. Paul Police Dog Services who were already on scene tracked both suspects with one suspect sustaining injuries from the police dog.  27 year old Jonathan Meakin has been charged with a total of 36 charges stemming from a series of investigations:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000.00 x 9.
  • Fail to Comply With a Recognizance x 10.
  • Drive While Disqualified x 4.
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000.00
  • Break and Enter and Commit Theft Over $5000.00.
  • Theft Over $5000.00.
  • Fail to Stop for Police While Being Pursued x 2.
  • Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle x 2.
  • Resist Arrest.
  • Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Insurance x 4.
  • Fail to Remain at the Scene of a Collision

19 year old Tarron Grandbois has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000.00.
  • Fail to Comply With a Recognizance x 4.
  • Resist Arrest.

Both Jonathan Meakin and Tarron Grandbois have been remanded into custody and will next appear at Cold Lake Provincial Court on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at 10:00 a.m.


Cold Lake, Alberta – Cold Lake RCMP are searching for 27-year-old Jonathan Meakin**, who is wanted on an Alberta-wide warrant out of Cold Lake for several outstanding charges from an incident that occurred on Nov. 8, 2016.

Cold Lake and Bonnyville RCMP members received a report of a stolen vehicle at a residence on Cold Lake First Nation. While attending the scene the stolen vehicle fled the residence striking a police vehicle. The vehicle then fled the area and was not located. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 27-year-old Jonathan Meakin. Four stolen trucks and a snowmobile were also recovered from the residence.

Citizens are advised not to approach Meakin if he is seen; instead, please contact Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3301 or your local police.

Jonathan Meakin is described as:

• Caucasian
• 5’6” tall
• Approximately 165 lbs
• Brown hair
• Blue eyes

If you have information on Meakin’s whereabouts please contact the Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3301 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

Cold Lake RCMP